Description: Interim President of Mexico instructs Mr. D. Miguel Santa Maria on the negotiation entrusted to him with the Cabinet of Madrid, regarding the recognition of Mexican Independence and the Treaty of friendship and commerce. Reference to: Note of Lorenzo Zavala; Duque de Frías; treaty of Spain with the Estados Generales de la Provincias Unidas in 1648 and of England with the U. S. in 1783 and 1794; required inclusion of Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guanajuato, Jalisco, México, Michoacán, Nuevo León, Oajaca, Sinaloa, Tabasco Tamaulipas, Texas, Veracruz, Yucatán, and Zacatecas; Spanish-English treaty of 1815 on establishment of Walis [Belice]; Spanish treaty with the U. S. in 1815; General Montilla; Baron Deffandis; Legation archives in London.
Date: March 5, 1835
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History