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    Bustamante Defends His Campaign Against Federalists

    [Anastasio Bustamante]. 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. Mexico: Impreso por Ignacio Cumplido, 1839. 4to, 75 pages. Entirely in Spanish. Three table fold-outs. Printed wrappers. 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. Housed in a quarter-bound brown cloth and leather case with integral chemise. Gilt title on the spine. Areas of waterstaining at the beginning. Light foxing scattered throughout.

    Reference: Streeter 941.

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