Translated Title(s) - Declaration by the Congress of the State of Veracruz, to the Nation
Author(s) - Zarate, Manuel ; Esteva, Jose Maria ; Duran, Juan N.
Date - March 8, 1847 - March 9, 1847
Publication Information - Jalapa, Mexico, March 9, 1847
Format - Broadsides
Collection - Franklin Madis Collection of Mexican Documents, 1588-1910
Call Number - AR339 F117 March 9, 1847
Description - Issued one day after U.S. forces landed near Vera Cruz, and as Scott's forces were bringing ashore heavy guns to bombard the city, the state congress declares its intention to fight the invaders, and urges Mexicans to come to its aid.