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    Maximilian of Mexico Document Signed. One page with integral blank, 8.25" x 10.75", in Spanish, Mexico City, July 19, 1864. In full: "Free yourselves from the political prefect of Toluca with the greatest discretion and caution. Proceed and enforce the provisions issued by the previous governor in this matter." Toning. Binding holes along the left edge. Mexico briefly endured the dictatorship of French puppet Maximilian I between 1864 and 1867. Governments around the world refused to recognize the illegitimate regime and Maximilian was executed by liberating forces under Benito Juarez.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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