Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 214

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(TEXAS.) José María de Tornel y Mendívil. Manifestacion del C. José María Tornel. 74 pages. 4to, disbound, lacking wrappers; minor wear and soiling. Mexico, [1833]

Additional Details

The author recounts his diplomatic career, including service as Mexican envoy to the United States from 1829 to 1831. He states that the government of President Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña authorized him in 1829 to negotiate the sale of Texas to the United States (pages 44-45). The Monroe Doctrine is discussed on page 49. Palau 334524 Sabin 96203; Streeter, Texas 932n. None traced at auction; Eberstadt offered a copy in 1963.