PROCLAMA. EL CONGRESO A LA NACION, ¡BOLIVIANOS! [caption title].

[Chuquisaca. 1837]. Broadside, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches. Several chips and tears, one two-inch tear at lower right edge. Light foxing and tanning. About good. Item #WRCAM51534

Nationalist broadside issued by the Bolivian congress in 1837, addressed to the people and exhorting them to have faith in the strength of the government. Published under the dictatorship of Andrès de Santa Cruz at the time of the War of the Confederation, which a united Peru and Bolivia fought against Argentina and Chile from 1837 to 1839. OCLC records only one copy, at Yale. "¡BOLIVIANOS! Reunidos todos en contorno del Gobierno, de un Gobierno enteramente nacional despreciad á vuestros enemigos que emplean contra vosotros la seduccion y el engaño, para alucinaros; y entregáos con confianza á las deliberaciones de la Representacion Nacional, que no han tenido otro objecto que la Patria, el nombre de BOLIVIA, el pabellon tricolor, su Constitucion y su indepencia que acaban de afianzar para siempre sin menoscabo alguno." OCLC 54309684.

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