[Buenos Aires. Jan. 16, 1812]. Broadside, 11 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches. Small piece lacking from left corner of lower blank margin. Old library stamp on recto and verso. Minor dust soiling. Small repair in upper left corner, slightly affecting text. Very good. Item #WRCAM32984
A broadside decree by the royal government of Buenos Aires regarding the control and licensing of military arms designed to expose recondite caches of weapons. The decree came in the midst of a nine-month power struggle for control of Buenos Aires, one that was lost by the government that issued the present broadside. Such Argentine imprints are extremely rare. Not on OCLC.