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    Bustamante's Apologia for Campaign Against Federalists, 75 pages, 6.5' x 9.75". Manifesto que el Ciudadano Anastasio Bustamante Dirige á sus Compatriotas, como General en Gefe del Ejército de Operaciones sobre Tamaulipas y demas Departamentos de Oriente, ("Manifesto that Citizen Anastasio Bustamante Directs to his Countrymen as the General in Chief of the Army of Operations on Tamaulipas and other Departments of the East"), México. Impreso por Ignacio Cumplido. 1839. Three table fold-outs. Ornate brown paper wrappers with national symbol of eagle and serpent on back wrapper. Both wrappers are chipped at the edges, mostly in bank areas. Lightly stained in the lower half of most of the pages; foxing throughout. Good condition. Housed in cloth covered four flap folder with gilt lettering on spine: "Bustamante Apologia for Campaign Against Federalists." This apologia by Anastasio Bustamante of his military campaign against the Federalists in northeast Mexico, from March to June, 1839, includes various documents relating to the Texan penetration on the Tamaulipas side of the Nueces River in the early part of 1839, and to a proposal by the Federalist leader Canales that the Federalists and Centralists cease their rivalry and unite to stop the Texans. One of the documents included is Texas Pres. M.B. Lamar's proclamation of February 1839 regarding opening trade with Mexican citizens along the Rio Grande. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Streeter 941

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