PROCLAMA. CIUDADANOS! QUANDO LOS ARMAS DE UNA NACION QUE AHORA ES AMIGA INVADIERON ESTA CIUDAD EN EL AÑO DE 1806...[first few lines of text].

Buenos Aires. June 8, 1816. Folio broadsheet. Tape on small portion of top and bottom edge. Minor wear. Very good. Item #WRCAM46582

Published the day before the declaration of independence, this rare broadsheet warns the citizens of an impending invasion, detailing the shipment of arms from Portugal and the mustering of an expedition of five hundred men in Rio de Janeiro.

Price: $1,350.00

Issued the Day Before the Declaration of Independence