20 items documenting communications between the consulates of San Francisco, Calexico, and El Paso regarding battles and movements in the northern states during the Mexican Revolution, directed to and from Baja California, including typed letters and telegrams, some signed in ink, some on official letterhead or stamped, including several bearing the stamp of the Subprefectura Politica, Mexicali, Baja California. Not illustrated. Various sizes. Loose as issued. Various cities, 1913.
The Mexican Revolution broke out in 1910, stemming from the failure of Porfirio Díaz's regime to find a solution to the presidential succession and resulting in a political rebellion. The communications in this group date to 1913, or the period during which the Constitutional Army fought against the Federal Army, the Villistas, and the Zapatistas. They cover battles and movements taking place in Sonora, Coahuila, and Nuevo Leon, among others. Book ID: 48640