EL CIUDADANO PEDRO MARIA ANAYA, PRESIDENTE SUSTITUTO DE LA REPUBLICA, A SUS CONCIUDADANOS / [followed by 10 paragraphs of text]. Pedro Maria Anaya.

EL CIUDADANO PEDRO MARIA ANAYA, PRESIDENTE SUSTITUTO DE LA REPUBLICA, A SUS CONCIUDADANOS / [followed by 10 paragraphs of text].

Mexico: Imp. de la Calle de Sta. Clara N. 23, 3 de Abril de 1847. First edition. Printed broadside, 12 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches, employing several sizes and styles of type. Anaya (1795-1854) was interim President of Mexico from April 2 – May 20, 1847, and again from November 13, 1847 – January 8, 1848, assuming office in the midst of the Mexican-American War. In this speech, given the day after his first appointment as interim president, he calls on his countrymen to rally to defeat the invader, saying he is prepared to take on the office thrust upon him under such difficult circumstances. OCLC locates one copy (Yale). Several chips and tears along the edges, stabilized by archival backing. Professionally backed with paper. (#6215). Item #57864

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