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    [Pedro Maria Anaya] Mexican War Agreement Ceasing All Hostilities, signed "Anaya" in type, 8pp., 8vo. (5.12" x 8"), Queretaro, March 9, 1848, with heading, "Ministerio de Guerra y Marina." Article II of the treaty between the U.S. and Mexico stated that "immediately on the signing of this treaty, a convention shall be entered into between a commissioner or commissioners appointed by the general-in-chief of the forces of the United States, and such as may be appointed by the Mexican government, to the end of that a provisional suspension of hostilities shall take place..." We offer here a copy of the printed agreement reached pursuant to this article. The military convention for provisional suspension of hostilities was agreed to on February 29 at Mexico City and ratified there on March 5 by W.O. Butler and on March 9 at Queretaro by General Anaya. Conditions included: "Art. 1. There will be absolute and general suspension of arms and hostilities in the entire Mexican Republic... Art. 2. The troops of the United States will not advance from the positions they now occupy, to any part of Mexican territory which is not actually in their possession, nor will they extend the line of their present occupation... Nor will the troops of the United States and Mexico advance from the positions they now occupy..." A total of 17 Articles covering all aspects including day-today activities of civilians and commerce. With tear and crease at top of first page, tiny tear through all pages at bottom. Overall condition is very good. From the Taking of Texas Collection.


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    June, 2008
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