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    Broadside regarding livestock in Coahuila y Texas

    [Agustín Viesca] Broadside Issued to Clarify an Earlier Decree Concerning Livestock. One page with "Gobierno Supremo del Estado libre de Coahuila y Texas" printed at top left, 8.5" x 12.5", Monclova, May 19, 1835. Signed in type by Viesca and with an Autograph Note Signed by [José] Angel Navarro.

    A highly detailed decree by the congress of the State of Coahuila and Texas clarifying points of a decree previously issued on August 31, 1827. A total of ten specific articles are listed presenting the legal mechanisms to be used by the Mexican Coahuila-Texas Congress to identify, confiscate and sell livestock that the Mexican authorities deemed in illegal hands. This includes livestock that is 'taken from Indians in war". This copy is transmitted to the "Ayuntamiento" (City Hall) at Goliad by Navarro.

    Watermark "Ygnacio". Heavy toning and foxing, and with three small repairs with archival tape. A good copy of the first edition of a very rare broadside related to lost or stolen livestock in Texas. (present day San Antonio de Bexar). Navarro was also Mayor of San Antonio 3 years before, in 1832. As an ardent supporter of separation from Mexico, he was a signer of the Bejar Remonstrance.


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