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    Teodoro DeCroix Signed "Vando" Broadside Issued by Don Martin de Mayorga. 16.75" x 22.5", made of two sheets of seal paper, issued in Mexico on July 9, 1782. The broadside transcribes an earlier decree issued on November 9 of the previous year, requesting the collection of saltpeter to increase the production of gunpowder in order to better provide for the munitions of the plazas of Veracruz, Havana, Campeche, Goatemala [sic], and Manila. DeCroix signs beneath an endorsement stating that the decree be printed and distributed in the provinces under his charge. Paper loss at center affecting text, and a large tear. Additional dockets and endorsements on verso.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    3rd Saturday
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