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    [Maximilian Affair] Four Mexican Broadsides Printed in Puebla in 1867 Regarding the Victory Over the French:
    Porfirio Diaz Issues Congratulations on the Victory at Puebla: One page, 8" x 12.5". Zaragoza: Tip. Hospicio. April 5, 1867. Diaz addresses his troops: "I want to be the first to pay tribute to your heroism... You have made memorable another date... April 2 of [1]867 will be registered as a day of national glory." Uneven edges, two file holes along left margin, small separation at top fold.

    Rafael J. Garcia, Gobernador de Puebla de Zaragoza Issues a Decree of Gratitude to Benito Juarez, President of the Republic. One page, 8" x 12.75", Puebla de Zaragoza, April 27, 1867. Printed by Tip. de Osorio. The decree announces the state's gratitude and that Juarez's name will be written in gold in the congressional hall, and that a portrait will be hung with an inscription that reads: "His self-sacrifice and constancy saved the Nation." Ragged left margin, with two file holes thereat. Minor dampstaining, and light foxing.

    Rafael J. Garcia, Gobernador de Puebla de Zaragoza Issues a Decree of Gratitude to General Porfirio Diaz. One page, 8" x 12.75", Puebla de Zaragoza, April 27, 1867. Printed by Tip. de Osorio. In testimony of the state's gratitude, Garcia decrees that Diaz's portrait will be hung in the congressional hall and that a monument will be built in his honor. Ragged left margin, with two file holes thereat. Minor dampstaining, and light foxing.

    The Defeat of Leonardo Márquez:
    One page, 8.5" x 12.75", issued by José María Bautista in Puebla. Printed by Osorio. At top left: "Gobierno / del Estado L. y S. / de Puebla." Announcing that Puebla has received the news on April 11, 1867 at 9:30 in the morning, that "the traitor Márquez has been defeated yesterday by the Cavalry... All of his artillery, wagons, supplies and weapons, are in our control; a large number of prisoners, including many Austrians and Hungarians... The traitor Márquez... has escaped..." Uneven margins, with some paper added at left resulting in discoloration thereat. Márquez was a veteran of the Mexican War, and a big supporter of Santa Anna. During the reform period of Benito Juarez, he supported the conservatives. In 1862, he took up the cause of the French, for which he was rewarded by being placed in command by Emperor Maximilian.


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