Early Mexican Reference to the Austin Colony: Coleccion de Ordenes y Decretos de la Soberana Junta Provisional Gubernativa, y Soberanos Congresos Generales de la Nacion Mexicana. Tomo II. Que Comprende los del Primero Constituyente. Mexico: Imprenta de Galvan á cargo de Mariano Arávalo, 1829. Second edition. 8vo. 220pp. Spanish text. Full mottled leather binding with remnants of gilt titles on the spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards slightly warped and well worn at the extremities. A few nicks in the edges of the boards. Contents with the usual toning with some chipping to the edges of the pages, otherwise remarkably sound. Old book plate on the front pastedown. Very good.

    Roughly translated, Collection of Orders and Decrees of the Sovereign Government Provisional Meeting, and Sovereign General Congresses of the Mexican Nation, contains many references to the early Texas colonists, including mention of Stephen F. Austin and the first 300 families brought to Texas.

    Reference: Sabin 48362.

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