Mexico (republic). Laws. (December 30, 1836). Variant of S882.
[A decree of the Congreso General dividing the country in to as many Departments as there formerly were States, and separating Coahuila from Texas. Dated and signed:] Palacio del Gobierno nacional en México á 30 de Diciembre de 1836. - José Justo Corro. - A. D. José María Ortiz Monasterio. [This is the proclamation of the decree by the government of the department of San Luis Potosí, their Circular Number 86, in January, 1837. Dated and signed at end:] San Luis Potosí Enero 7 de 1837. Juan José Domínguez. Por indisposición del Sr. Secretario. Francisco Estrada. Oficial Mayor. [translated from the original Spanish] [Decorated with patterns as design elements.]
Broadside collection, Eberstadt collection
21.6 X 31.1 cm
BC DB 1836 (Streeter and Streeter variants)