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Manifiesto del Congreso del Estado de VeraCruz, a la Nacion

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

Topic- Siege and Occupation of Vera Cruz

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.

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