Lot 184 of 522:
Plan to cross the Isthmus stymied by Mexican govt. 1852  

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Statement of the Rights and Just Reasons: on the Part of the Government of the United Mexican States for Not Recognizing... the Privilege Granted to D. Jose Garay, for the Opening of a Line of Communication Between the Atlantic and Pacific Seas, through the Isthmus of Tehuantepec..., or the legality of the cession which he made of said privilege to citizens of the United States of North America

Ramirez, Jose F.


Printed by O'Sullivan and Nolan



40 pp. 23.2x15 cm (9x6"), original printed wrappers.

Jose Garay seems to have been granted a cession to drive a railroad across the Isthmus, only to have sought a quick profit by conveying it to entrepreneurs from the United States.

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Some staining to wrappers, title page, and internal margins, affecting some text of the wrappers and title; very good.

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