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Treaty establishing boundary between United States and Mexico

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03985.22 Author/Creator: Place Written: Mexico Type: Pamphlet Date: 1832 Pagination: 5 p. 19.9 x 29.1 cm

Summary of Content: Treaty declaring Sabine River as boundary between the two nations. Ratified in 1832. Printed in double-column format in English and Spanish. First Mexican printing. Signed in 1828, ratified 1832.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: TreatyGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacyLatin and South AmericaBoundary or Property Dispute

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