Teodoro DeCroix Signed Printed "Vando" Broadside Announcing an Embargo Against England. Oversized "vando" broadside on seal paper, 16.25" x 23.25", issued by Don Martin de Mayorga, Viceroy of New Spain. Dated Mexico, December 14, 1779, the broadside announces the embargo issued by Charles III, King of Spain, against England. Mayorga has signed with is paraph directly beneath his printed name. DeCroix signs in the bottom margin beneath a handwritten endorsement stating that the broadside will be printed in the provinces under his care. DeCroix's signature and endorsement is dated February 1780. The "vando" is made of two bifoliums conjoined, a third sheet measuring 8.25" x 9.5" has been added at bottom to record additional dockets and endorsements. A few tears, and chips at margins, with tiny bits of paper loss at folds.

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