Correspondence with the Government of Mexico. Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Reports from the Secretaries of State and War in compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives of the 10th instant. 24th Congress, 1st Session. Doc. No. 256. Ho. of Reps. Executive.

Forsyth, John; M. E. de Gorostiza; Jose Maria Ortiz Monasterio, et al

Published by Blair and Rives, printers, Washington, 1836
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61 pp., 8vo, unbound sewn gatherings. Contains diplomatic correspondence between Mexican and United States governments following the Battle of the Alamo and the quest of the Texans for independence from Mexico. Text in English and Spanish (Spanish letters also in translation). John Forsyth was President Andrew Jackson's Secretary of State; Gorostiza was Envoy of the Mexican Republic, Jose Maria Ortiz Monasterio was Acting Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Mexican Republic for part of the negotiations. Streeter 1252: "This relates for the most part to conditions in Texas, including correspondence with General Gaines on the protection of the Louisiana-Texas frontier and correspondence with Gorostiza, the Mexican special envoy.". Bookseller Inventory # 20217

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Title: Correspondence with the Government of Mexico...

Publisher: Blair and Rives, printers, Washington

Publication Date: 1836

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition.

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