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    The Mexican nation calls all sons to her defense

    [Circular] Decree Calling Mexico's Sons to Defend Against the Threat of Texas' Annexation. [Mexico] [1845] With heading: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Gobernacion y Policia. Four-page folder printed on first [3] pages. Octavo. Approved by José Joaquin de Herrera, President ad interim, on June 4, 1845, and promulgated the same day by Luis G. Cuevas. Signed in print at end: José Joaquin de Herrera = Luis G. Cuevas. Cuevas' rubric below.

    Reads in part: "1st. The Mexican nation calls upon all her children to the defense of her national independence, threatened by the usurpation of Texas, which is intended to be realized by the decree of annexation passed by the congress, and sanctioned by the president, of the United States of the north. 2d. In consequence, the government will call to arms all the forces of the army, according to the authority granted it by the existing laws; and for the preservation of public order, for the support of her institutions, and in case of necessity, to serve as the reserve to the army, the government, according to the powers given to it on the 9th December 1844, will raise the corps specified by said decree, under the name of 'Defenders of the Independence and of the Laws.'" Housed in a red half-calf case with brown cloth boards and gilt lettering on the spine. Moderate waterstaining along lower center fold and edges; restoration to separated fold. From the Collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Streeter 1021A. Eberstadt 162:226 (this being that copy).


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