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    President Bustamante's Property Tax to Fund the Ongoing War with Texas

    [Anastasio Bustamante]. Luis Gonzaga Vieyra Original Broadside. One page, 16.25" x 24.5", in Spanish, Mexico, March 29, 1841. Mexican President Anastasio Bustamante issued his decree on March 11, 1841, regarding a law passed by the Congreso Nacional which imposed a property tax to underwrite the cost of the campaign against Texas as long as it continues. Luis Gonzaga Vieyra, retired Colonel and governor of the Department of Mexico, here orders that decree published. Areas of minor chipping at the edges. Some separation along the folds. Small 1" tear at the left edge does not affect the text. Dots of ink at upper left corner.

    Reference: Streeter 968. Streeter was unable to locate either the original printing or any Mexican state prints of this law, taking his entry from the later collected laws.

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