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Broadside. Begins: Acta de pronunciamiento de Sensuntepeque. Vivan los derechos del Pueblo. ? Muera la tiran?a.

Imparcial, Un.

Published by Impr. del Gobierno, San Salvador, 1863
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Editio princeps of the famous "Pronunciamiento de Sensuntepeque," the grass-roots denouncement of the liberal Barrios government. All but one family of the town banded together to draft and sign this document and to send manuscript copies throughout the country to foment a popular revolution and to support the Guatemalan invasion aimed at ousting Barrios. This is a 180-degree turn-around stance from that of 12 November 1859 when the town published a decree fully supporting Barrios. Pres. Carrera of Guatemala, a Conservative with ambitions to control all of Central America, did unseat Barrios and in October of 1863 installed Francisco Due?as as president. The meeting at which this document was drafted occurred on 27 February 1863, months prior to the Guatemalan invasion, but this first printed version did not appear until after the fall of Barrios and the installation of the Conservative government. It is dated 11 November 1863. A postscript to the "Pronunciamiento" states "esta acta no se pudo dar a luz en su oportunidad por haber sido persequidos, encarcelados y confiscados los firmantes." The names of the signers are present (in type) above the postscript. => Searches of WorldCat, COPAC, CCILA, and Metabase locate no copies. Tall folio (35 cm; 13.75"). [1] p. Top margin crumpled and with a few tears and some small loss of paper, but not of text. One horizontal fold. Bookseller Inventory # 31068

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Title: Broadside. Begins: Acta de pronunciamiento ...

Publisher: Impr. del Gobierno, San Salvador

Publication Date: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

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