Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Copper, Tobacco, and the Texas War. Pamphlet, Analisis e Impugnacion/del/Proyecto de Ley/Sobre/Amortizacion de la moneda de cobre, sobre con-/tratar la renta del tabaco, y sobre arbitrios para/la guerra de Tejas ("Analysis and Challenge of the Government Bill on Amortization of the Copper Currency, on Engaging the Income of Tobacco, and on Judgments for the War on Texas"), 21 pages, 5.25" x 7.25". Imprenta de J.M. Lara: Mexico, 1841. By Joaquin Lebrija and Ignacio de la Barrera, March 19, 1841. Streeter 965. The "war with Texas" was used by the Mexican government as a battle cry in their campaign for increased revenues. The methods proposed for such increases caused bitter debates. This pamphlet gives arguments, pro and con, only mentioning Texas in relation to expenses, such as a lack of funds for "the war of Texas and other preferred and recommendable attentions" and "to take care of...the army that marches against Texas and to be without resources to continue the aid." There is one handwritten correction in the text. This is one of about a dozen pamphlets printed at Mexico City from March to May, 1841, relating to expenses, which have "guerra de Tejas" or "Tejas" in their titles. Slight separation of the last three sheets at the binding. Overall, in very good condition. From the collection of Darrel Brown.

    Reference: Streeter 965


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    1st-3rd Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 461

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 September 14 - 15 Americana & Political.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 September 5 Rare Books Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part II
    2019 September 5 Rare Books Signature Auction Featuring The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Part II
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,437,530