Sep 29, 2022 - Sale 2615

Sale 2615 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 500
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(CALIFORNIA.) Guadalupe Victoria. A decree to form cavalry companies in the Californias. Letterpress broadside, 11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, signed in type as Mexico's first president, and also by Manuel Gómez Pedraza as Secretary of War; moderate worming affecting three words, minor staining, 3 x 1-inch loss and 1-inch closed tear in left margin, repaired with a modern private library bookplate on verso. Mexico, 8 May 1828

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A decree which organizes 6 cavalry companies in both Alta and Baja California, which were then remote and sparsely populated territories of Mexico. Alta California was to have a Commander General Inspector with an annual salary of 4,000 pesos, while an assistant inspector would be stationed in Baja California with a salary of 2,500 pesos. 2 traced in OCLC.