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The Mexican War is formally declared...
Item # 585427
May 15, 1846
AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, May 15, 1846
* Mexican War declaration
* President James K. Polk
Page 2 contains a report headed: "Official Proclamation OF The War With Mexico" which has a very brief preface then: "A Proclamation" with the full text, signed in type: James K. Polk. This war declaration is from May 13, just 2 days prior to the date of this newspaper.
Complete in 4 pages, large folio size, various small tears at the margins, partially loose at the spine
Category: Pre-Civil War