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Mexico: Imprenta de Galvan a Cargo de Mariano Arevalo, 1834. First edition. xxii,,126,pp. 8vo. Stitched paper wrappers. A very nice copy. Escrita por el mismo ex-ministro, quien la dirige a la nacion. Lucas Ignacio Alamán y Escalada (1792-1853) was Minister of Interior and Exterior Relations from 1830 to 1832 under the Bustamante government, where he created the Banco Nacional de Avío, the first bank in Mexico, fixed the northern border with the United States, and promoted colonizing the northern provinces to hinder U.S. expansionism. However he was also an extreme authoritarian, shutting down publications opposed to the government, and was responsible for the execution of Vincente Guerrero, an act consider murder once the Bustamante government fell from power. Brancroft, History of Mexico, V, p. 100. Palau 4581. Sabin 48417. Sutro: p. 697. No auction records and no copies on the Internet.
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