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Letter written by the Spanish American elite to the abdicated king Fernando VII concerning the "ferocious" indigenous people in Zacatecas, Mexico.

A 12 page account from American Protestant missionary describing his work in primarily Catholic Mexico.

Photographs taken by a mining engineer by the name of Chase Littlejohn during the Mexican Revolution which captures rebel soldiers such as Pancho Villa.

Letter by then President Guadalupe Victoria urging Mexican citizens to stand by constitution and not be seduced by Santa Anna and rebellion.

This is a decree written by Simón Bolívar to the people of Gran Colombia detailing his decision to dissolve the ongoing constitutional convention and instate a dictatorship.

A pamphlet produced by a professor of medicine and commissioned by the state of Chiapas, Mexico for its citizens that outlines recommendations for the prevention of, and cure for, cholera.

Letter by Eliseo Ruiz, on behalf of the Russek Testamentary, to Lázaro de la Garza concerning David Russek's trip to El Paso in order to recollect a debt from De la Garza to the Russeks.

Photograph of children and women of the Garifuna community probably taken in Livingston, Guatemala. The Garifuna are mixed-race descendants of West African, Central African, Island Carib, and Arawak people. They live along the Caribbean Coast of…

A topographical map of Mexico surrounded by images of landscapes and artifacts of pre-European Mexico.

Engraving of Toussaint L'Ouverture being taken from his family to be imprisoned by the French during the Haitian Revolution. Toussaint L'Ouverture is one of the most famous leaders of the revolution and a big supporter of the abolishment of slavery.
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