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Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends the Mexican War...
Item # 662643
July 8, 1848
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1848
* Mexican War ends
* Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
* Mexico - United States - Texas
The top of page 2 has the very historic report of the official end of the Mexican War, beginning with: "A Proclamation" "Whereas a treaty of peace, friendship, limits, & settlement between the United States of America and the Mexican republic was concluded and signed at the city of Guadalupe Hidalgo..." followed by the balance of the text of the Proclamation by the President. This is then followed by the text of the actual Treaty, which takes 3 columns and includes all 23 articles with the signatures (in type) of 4 Mexican officials as well as the President: James K. Polk. Following this is: "Articles Referred to in the 15th Articles of the Preceding Treaty".
Related content is on the back page as well, with over 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Message Of The President Announcing to Congress The End Of The War With Mexico", which is signed in type: James K. Polk. This is the President's official notification to Congress of the end of the Mexican War.
This could well be the very best newspaper for this content, the "National Intelligencer" being the mouthpiece of the federal government, always replete with government news.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War