Mexico (republic). Laws. (May 2, 1836). Variant of S879.
This is the decree of the Congreso General approved by José Justo Corro, resident ad interim, May 20, 1836, and promulgated on the same date by José María Tornel, pledging every effort to secure the liberty of Santa Anna, but declaring, in section 3, any promises he may make while a prisoner are not binding on the government. Dated and signed:] México Mayo 20 de 1836. Tornel. [This S879 variant is a proclamation of that decree by General Valentín Canalizo, General de Brigada y Gobernador del Departamento de México. Dated and signed at end:] Dado en la ciudad de Toluca á 31 de Mayo de 1836. Valentín Canalizo. Joaquín Noriega. Srio. [translated from the original Spanish] [handwriting on back (date)]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21.4 X 32 cm
BC DB 1836 (Streeter and Streeter variants)