Mexico (republic). Laws. (July 16, 1836). Variant of S880.
[The decree of the Congreso General, approved by José Justo Corro, President ad interim, opening the port of Matamoros to the importation of provisions during the war with the rebels of Texas, assigning those provisions to the expeditionary force, and exempting from seizure mules and wagons carrying supplies to that army from within the country. Dated and signed:] México Julio 16 de 1836. - J. de la Fuente. [This S880 variant is a proclamation of that decree by Santiago Villegas, governor of Zacatecas. Dated and signed at end:] Gobierno de Zacatecas á 31 de Julio de 1836. Santiago Villegas. Diego Valasco. Oficial mayor. [translated from the original Spanish]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21 X 31.9 cm