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    Mexican Decree Relating to Prisoner Santa Anna Signed "José Gomez de la Cortina" in type, one page, 7.5" x 12.5". Mexico, May 21, 1836. Gomez de la Cortina, Governor of the Federal District, orders the publishing of a decree of the interim President of Mexico, José Justo Corro, on May 20th announcing that "to show the correct sentiments of the Nation and the army towards the capture of the hero of the Fatherland, President General D. Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna," a "black bow of crepe" will be put on the flags and uniforms while he is in prison. It will also be known that Santa Anna was captured as he was "fighting to save integrity of the national territory." Fine condition.


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    December, 2007
    1st-3rd Saturday-Monday
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