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Declaration of Independence, 1822

 
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 7:32 pm    Post subject: Declaration of Independence, 1822 Reply with quote

"In the Presidio of Monterey, on the 9th day of the month of April, 1822: The senor military and political governor of this province, Col. Don Pablo Vicenti de Sola, the senors captains commandantes of the presidios of Santa Barbara and San Francisco, Don Jose Antonio de la Guerra y Noriega, and Don Luis Antonio de Arguello, the captains of the militia companies of the battalion of Tepic and Mazatlan, Don Jose Antonio Navarrete, and Don Pablo de la Portilla, the lieutenant Don Jose Maria Estudilla for the presidial company of San Diego, the lieutenant Don Jose Mariano Estrada for the presidial company of Monterey, the lieutenant of artillery, Don Manuel Gomez, and the reverend fathers, Friar Mariana Payeras and Friar Vicenti Francisco de Sarra, the first as prelate of these missions, and the second as substitute of the Rev. Father president vicareo foranco, Friar Jose Jenan; having assembled in obedience to previous citations (convocatorias) in the hall of the government house, and being informed of the establishment of the empire, and the installation of the sovereign provisional gubernative junta in the capital of Mexico, by the official communication and other documents which the said Governor caused to be read in full assembly, said: that for themselves, and in behalf of their subordinates, they were decided to render obedience to the orders intimated by the new supreme government, recognizing from this time the province as a dependent alone of the government of the Empire of Mexico, and independent of the dominion of Spain, as well as of any other foreign power. In consideration of which, the proper oaths will be taken, in the manner prescribed by the provincinal regency, to which end the superior military and political chief will give the necessary orders, and the respective commandantes of presidios and the ministers of the missions will cause the fulfillment of the same to appear by means of certificates, which will be transmitted, with a copy of this act, to the most excellent minister, to whom it corresponds."
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