Mexico (republic). Laws. (May 2, 1836). Variant of S878.
The decree of the Congreso General, approved by José Justo Corro, President ad interim, May 2, 1836 and promulgated the same day by José María Tornel, authorizing the employment of Captain D. José Martínez to aid in ending the Texas war and stopping the entry of contrabands. Dated and signed:] México 2 de Mayo de 1836. Tornel. [This S878 variant is a proclamation of that decree by Coronel Valentín Canalizo, General de Brigada y Gobernador del Departamento de México. Dated and signed at end:] Dado en la ciudad de Toluca á 16 de Mayo de 1836. Valentín Canalizo. Joaquin Noriega. Srio. [translated from the original Spanish]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21.6 X 31.3 cm
BC DB 1836 (Streeter and Streeter variants)