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Trouble brewing in Texas...



Item # 638126

November 28, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1835 

* Texas Revolution beginning
* Mexican Republic dissolved


Inside has a report headed "Mexico" which includes: "...The tidings of the recent movements in Texas had reached the capitol & as to be expected, had produced a great excitement...every appearance that we shall soon hear of serious doings in the revolted province...A division of 2000 infantry had been ordered to assemble at Matamoras & 300 cavalry under general Montezuma had begun their march to Monterey in Texas. It was said that general Santa Anna himself would proceed thither to take the chief command..." and also: "The colonists of Texas have revolted against the supreme government, or to speak more correctly,  against the nation which has shown them such generous hospitality & lavished upon them means by which  they might live & even enrich themselves..." with more including a letter signed: Martin Perfecto de Cos, a Mexican military general (see). 
Other fine content concerning the affairs in Texas including a letter signed by: S. F. Austin.
Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

This newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

Category: Pre-Civil War

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