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GENIUS OF UNIVERSAL dGMANCIPATION.



EDITED BT B. HnXDX:— PU^BLISHED IN WASHIiSGTON-ANDBALTtMORE-



.00 PER ANN.



" We hold these truths to bese^'-evident: that;all men arecreated equal, and endowed-by their Creator with
certain inalienable rights; that among these a^,y^e, liberty, and ttie pursuit of happiness."— i?ec. Ind. U. S.

**"""• — AirrJUST, 1833.




THE EPITOH.TO HIS PATRONS,



When the matter was prepared for the M^ | agitaterl the Mexican Republickjr some months
number of this work, it was intimaled that tSg. P^st. Few in this countr}', however,. appear to



It is well liuown that a politic_al revolution has
ciRjr some
jvn'ver,.ap
first nuiiihorof (he thirteenth ;(oIumeVwoiiV)»f*p' J ^ '^"^'j af^quaiutcd with either tiic true causpi

: Juiy;rj}«>vVir,'^-. i •v^.-iMreh ,ji'r r'' •. ..'.-'rjal jiiv iess tberccif,, \JhiJe- it is rt
.-,..:.,,.^ „:, a.i,Mi,t;i)io;it to vi^it the eiistoru parts
of the IV^pi»;v as a n:erC c'entcsi for pffv>
amon* riyai chieftains, tlie most ab.-ard and c
tn»dietory statejnents 'are heralded thifbugh the
newspapers, relative to the motives and proceed-
ings of the dispnfants fn the arena of combat.

The OK^iu and cause of the late movements
of the party, headed by Santa Aiina, (who first
raised the stanijard qf opposition to the measures
of government at Vera Cruz,) was the belief,
generally entertained and expressed, that the ,
Executive Officers had acted illegally and uncon-
stitutionally ; and also that they had determined
to curtail the eiv'il authority by shielding them-
selves with the bayonets of the soldiery. As
soon as the people at large perceived that Sanla
Jlnna had taken the samejleps vhich he did sotn^
i/ea'rs before, irt, the case of'hurbide^s usurpation,
they joined him very generally,' and the execu-
tive oirictis. .vitli fl.c exce;.


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