Order No. 1, Guatemala, August 1, 1829 [Translation]

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Rodriguez, Juan Manuel and Guatemala. Departamento de Gobernacion, Órden N. 1, Guatemala, 1 de agosto 1829 (Guatemala, August 1, 1829)

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Title: Order No. 1, Guatemala, August 1, 1829 [Translation]
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  • Rodriguez, Juan Manuel
  • Guatemala. Departamento de Gobernacion
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Publication date: 2010-06-07
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Source(s): Rodriguez, Juan Manuel and Guatemala. Departamento de Gobernacion, Órden N. 1, Guatemala, 1 de agosto 1829 (Guatemala, August 1, 1829)
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  • Guatemala. Asamblea Legislativa--Rules and practice
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  • Guatemala (nation)

General Ministry]
of the Government for the State]
Department of Governance

ORDER No. Ist.

The Deputy Secretaries of the State’s Legislative Assembly have communicated the following order to me on this date:

On this day, the newly elected representatives have become a part of and formed the State’s second ordinary legislature, in agreement with the laws pertaining to the matter, swearing according to the corresponding oath, and in agreeing to open their ordinary session on Thursday the 6th of the present. – We have the honor of communicating this to you for Government intelligence and the resulting effects; simultaneously allowing itself to accept protests regarding our considerations. G.U.L.God, Union, Liberty Guatemala August 1st 1829.-
J. Venancio Lopez.- -J.A. de Larrave.

And the Head of State, having ordered that it be printed, published, and circulated, communicated this to you, accompanied by a sufficient no. of copies, of which I expect a notice of receipt.

G.U.L.God, Union, Liberty -


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Date: 2010-06-07
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