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    Broadside Announcing an Assessor to be Appointed to Coahuila & Texas After its Independence. Single sheet with blind embossed seal, 8.5" x 12.5"; Mexico, July 28, 1836.

    Broadside issued by José Gomez de la Cortina announcing that interim president José Justo Corro will be appointing assessors to collect tariffs in Sonora & Sinaloa and Coahuila & Texas. The president issued to the decree on July 23, 1836, and Cortina issued the present broadside five days later on July 28.

    Santa Anna had been captured at the Battle of San Jacinto three months earlier, and Texas had already secured her independence. Not listed in Streeter.

    Condition: Bright paper, with flattened folds. A few pencil notations, including an "x" to mark the passage related to Texas. Untrimmed, with a tiny chip along the bottom margin well away from any text.


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