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Acta. Comandancia General de San Luis Potosí. -- Exmo. Sr. -- Como que me afectan no menos que á V. E. los males de la patria

Translated Title(s) -   Edict. General Headquarters, San Luis Potosí. -- Your Excellent Sir -- I have been no less concerned than your Excellency by the troubles of the homeland

Date -   December 14, 1845

Topic- Mexican Political Turmoil

Publication Information -   San Luis Potosí, December 14, 1845

Format -   Broadsides

Collection -   Mexican War broadsides collection, 1844-1859. The University of Texas at Arlington Library, Special Collections.

Call Number -   GO31 Dec 14, 1845

Description -   On December 14, 1845, General Manuel Romero and the highest-ranking officers of the garrison at San Luis Potosi issued the pronunciamento that would become known as the Plan of San Luis. The conspirators stated their reasons for the uprising, accusing the federalist Herrera government of undermining the army and acquiescing to the demands of the United States with regard to the Texas question. The generals called upon Mariano Paredes y Arillaga to seize control of the nation's capital.





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