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    [Broadside] Jorge López de Lara as Prefecto Interino. One page, folio, Matamoros, August 5, 1840. This very handsome broadside is headed "Jorge López de Lara, Prefecto Interino del Distrito del Norte en el Departamento de Tamaulipas, a los habitants del mismo," and contains a plea for solidarity in the face of the troubles facing the country. Lara acknowledges that reform is necessary, but questions the validity of using violent means to accomplish these reforms. This could be the only broadside ever issued by Lara, as he was, in all probability, in office only a few days. Document is lightly age toned with occasional rough edges. Generally fine. From the Taking of Texas Collection.


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    14th Saturday
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