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Description[Manuel Gomez Pedraza]. Secretaria de Guerra y Marina... El Presidente de los Estados Unidos Meixicanos a los habitants de la Republica, a sabed: Que el Congreso general ha decretado lo siguiente... Dios y libertad, Mexico 21 de Marzo de 1826, Gomez Pedraza. [Mexico>: [No publisher/printer stated], . First edition. Folio. 8 leaves (2 as folding tables). Later full tree calf, morocco spine label with titles stamped in gilt.
The laws passed by the Mexican Congress 21 March 1826, adopting a system of presidial companies for the Eastern and Western Internal States and territory of New Mexico. "Coahuila and Texas was to have seven presidial companies, New Mexico three, Chihuahua five, Sonora and Sinaloa nine. Schedule 3, dated at the foot Mexico 3 de febrero de 1826, lists the make-up of the forces for seven towns of Coahuila and Texas, only one of which, San Antonio de Bejar, is located in what is now Texas." (Streeter Texas 714). Manuel Gomez Pedraza (1789-1851) was a Mexican politician, general and President of Mexico from 1832-1833.
Reference: Eberstadt 162:335; Graff 2770.
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