Mexico: Ignacio Cumplido, 1835. 96pp. plus three folding tables and two index leaves. Original printed pink wrappers. Chipping and wear to spine, some light wear and minor soiling to wrappers. Internally clean. Minor loss to final index leaf, affecting one or two letters of text. Very good. Item #WRCAM49128
According to Streeter, "The NOTICIA ESTADISTICA is based on a visit made to Texas by Almonte in the spring of 1834, at the order of the Mexican government, to hear the complaints of the Texans and to gain time for the government to devote its attention to Texas matters....Almonte arrived at Nacogdoches by way of New Orleans in May, 1834, and had reached Monclava on the way back to Mexico City in September, 1834. His work was published in February, 1835....It is an invaluable account of Texas as it appeared to an intelligent observer in 1834." A rare and important work, being the most complete observations by a Mexican official on the situation in Texas on the eve of the Revolution. RADER 125. RAINES, p.8. STREETER TEXAS 816. BASIC TEXAS BOOKS 2. HOWES A186, "b."