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Collection Reference Number GLC04127
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1835 
Title Proclamation by Mexican President Barragan making Los Angeles a city [in Spanish]
Date 23 May 1835
Author Barragan, Miguel (1789-1836)  
Document Type Broadside; Government document
Content Description Broadside proclamation printed in Spanish, raising Los Angelos in Alta California from a "pueblo" (village) to a "ciudad." Proclamation of the President of Mexico.
Subjects Mexican War  Latin and South America  Westward Expansion  Government and Civics  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  
People Estrada, José María Gutiérrez de (1800-1867)  
Place written Mexico City, Mexico
Theme The Mexican War; Westward Expansion; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859