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Ramos Arizpe, Miguel Letters relating to the election of Miguel Ramos Arizpe as deputy to the Constituent Congress of the Mexican Empire for Coahuila : Saltillo, Coahuila : ALS and ADS, 1822.
BANC MSS 99/377 m
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Letters relating to the election of Miguel Ramos Arizpe as deputy to the Constituent Congress of the Mexican Empire for Coahuila: Saltillo, Coahuila : ALS and ADS, 1822


Ramos Arizpe, Miguel, 1775-1843, creator


Elorna, Antonio., Correspondent.


Estrada, José María de., Correspondent.


Arizpe, José Ignacio., Signer.


Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico), Ayuntamiento., Correspondent.


Consists of four letters and one document regarding the appointment of Ramos Arizpe as Deputy to the Mexican Congress in 1822, which show the positive reaction of several politicians in Coahuila and record the progression of events leading to his appointment. One letter, Feb. 4, 1822, from Colonel Antonio Elorna to the Ayuntamiento of Saltillo celebrates the return of Ramos Arizpe from Spain. In two other letters, dated Mar. 2 and May 13, 1822, respectively, Ramos Arizpe accepts his election as deputy to the Congress, and his appointment is certified by Jose Ignacio Arizpe, the first alcalde of the Ayuntamiento.


1822 (issued)


Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico). -- Ayuntamiento.
Political candidates -- Selection and appointment -- Mexico
Saltillo (Coahuila, Mexico) -- Politics and government
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1821-1861
Coahuila (Mexico : State) -- Politics and government


In 1822, Miguel Ramos Arizpe returned to Mexico after several years in prison in Spain. He had been the Deputy of the Internal Provinces to the Spanish Cortes of 1812, but after some problems with Fernando VII, then king of Spain, he was incarcerated in that country. Once he was freed in 1821, he returned to Mexico. Ramos Arizpe arrived to Mexico in a moment of political effervescence, when the Mexican provinces had to choose representatives to the new National Congress. The authorities of Coahuila appointed Ramos Arizpe as their Deputy to the Mexican Congress because of his reputation and defense of his province during the last Spanish Cortes.

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1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 99/377 m