Title - El Vice-Gobernador en ejercicio del poder ejecutivo del estado libre y soberano de Michoacán a los habitantes del mismo
Translated Title(s) - The Vice-Governor Exercising the Executive Power of the Free and Sovereign State of Michoacán to its residents
Date - February 27, 1847
Publication Information - Reimpreso por Ignacio Arango, Mexico, February 27, 1847
Format - Broadsides (notices); Proclamations
Collection - Mexican War broadsides collection, 1844-1859. The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.
Call Number - GO31 Feb 27, 1847
Description - This broadside, issued by acting president Gómez Farías to the citizens of Michoacán, was written the day after the outbreak of Polkos revolt in the nation’s capital. Characterizing the Polkos and their leader, Peña y Barrágan, as traitors for their refusal to defend the homeland against the United States, the document called for unity in the face of the invasion, and reaffirmed the authority of the Mexican government.