Arista, Mariano, 1802-1855

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Secretary of war for Mexico.

From the description of Letter, 1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536945

President of Mexico (1851-1853). Born 1802 in San Luis Potosí; died 1855 on board the vessel Tagus en route from Lisbon, Portugal, to France. Other offices held: brigadier general, member of Tribunal de Guerra, member of Junta del Código Militar, Inspector of the active militia, Comandante General of Tamaulipas (1839), General en Jefe del Ejército del Norte (1840), Secretario de Guerra y Marina (1848-1851). Declared benemérito de la patria (national hero) on January 26, 1856, by the Comonfort government.

From the description of Mariano Arista Letters, 1832-1844. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 29615939

Born July 26, 1802 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Arista joined the Puebla regiment and advanced to brigadier general. Made commandant general of Tamaulipas and general of the Mexican Army of the North in 1839 and put down attempts to establish the Republic of the Rio Grande in 1840, in that capacity commanded the Mexican forces in the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma in May 1846. Became Mexican Secretary of War in 1848. Declared constitutional President of Mexico in 1851 but was exiled in 1853 near Lisbon, Portugal, where he died on Aug. 7, 1855.

From the description of Papers, 1840. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 25565916

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referencedIn Bustamante, Carlos María de, 1774-1848. Mexico en 1848 : principales sucesos politicos y militares : Mexico, 1847-1848. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Mexico. Ejército del Norte. Letters, 1839-1841. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Arista, Mariano, 1802-1855. Mariano Arista Letters, 1832-1844. University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Nuevo León (Mexico : State). Governor. [Broadsides], 1822-1899. Indiana University
referencedIn Mexico. Ejército del Norte. Letters, 1840. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Riva Palacio, Mariano, 1803-1880. Mariano Riva Palacio Collection, 1716-1880 (bulk 1835-1875). University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Revere, Joseph W. (Joseph Warren), 1812-1880. Album of Joseph W. Revere, 1848-1870. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Gavela, Francisco. Letters to the Ayuntamiento de Hidalgo, Tamaulipas, Ciudad Victoria, 1846 Jan-Jun. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Eight documents relating to the Ejército del Norte, 1835-1844. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893. Letter : to his aunt, Frances Belton / by Edmund Kirby-Smith, 1846 May 20. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Arista, Mariano, 1802-1855. Papers, 1840. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Poulet. Poulet proyecto para sustituir con la Tactica francesa de 6 de Diciembre de 1829 la que está en uso actualmente en la República mejicana : Mexico : ADS, 1849 Mar. 14. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Zeitlin and Ver Brugge Autograph Collection 32797049., 1568-1891 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. Letters, 1845-1848. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Backus, Electus, 1804-1862. Manuscript and letters of Electus Backus, 1848. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Sloat, John Drake, 1781-1867. Copy of the proclamation to the inhabitants of California, / by John Drake Sloat, 1846 Jul 7. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga Collection 30152232., 1825-1876, 1840-1849 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos Manuscript Collection, A Calendar of the Juan E. Hernández y Dávalos Manuscript Collection, the University of Texas Library, prepared by C. E. Castañeda and J. A. Dabbs (Independent Mexico in Documents: Independence, Empire, and Republic; Vol. 1) Mexico : Editorial Jus, 1955. 30605860., 1692-1865 (bulk 1811-1831) Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
creatorOf Arista, Mariano, 1802-1855. Letter, 1848. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Arista, Mariano, 1802-1855. Mexican War muster rolls and orders, 1845-1846. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Valentín Gómez Farías Collection, Catálogo de los manuscritos del archivo de don Valentín Gómez Farias: Obrantes en la Universidad de Texas, Colección Latinoamericana, preparado por P. M. Ynsfrán. (Independent Mexico in Documents: Independence, Empire, and Republic; Vol. 3)Mexico : Editorial Jus, 1968. 31775804., 1770-1909 (bulk 1822-1879) Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn San Luis Potosí (Mexico : State). Governor. [Broadsides], 1826-1834. Indiana University
creatorOf Paredes y Arrillaga, Mariano, 1797-1849. Mariano Paredes y Arrillaga collection, 1825-1876 (bulk 1840-1849). University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874. Papers, 1809-1944 (bulk 1809-1874). Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Wilkins, John Darragh, d. 1900. Memorandum and letters, 1846-1848. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Mexico. Ministerio de Guerra y Marina. Military certificates, 1849 November 3 and 1850 January 23. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Ferré, b. 1777(?). Letters to Henri Moulin and others : ALS, 1838-1839. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Gómez Farías, Valentín, 1781-1858. Valentín Gómez Farías collection, 1770-1909 (bulk 1822-1879). University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Military certificates, 1849-1850 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Mexico. Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional. Circular to the Ayuntamiento of Yucatan, 1846 May 20. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn O'Gorman, Edmundo, 1906-1995. Edmundo O'Gorman collection, 1542-[19--]. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Edmundo O'Gorman Collection 33383823., 1542-(19--) Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Arista, Mariano, 1802-1855. Papers, 1840. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
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associatedWith Arista, Mariano. person
associatedWith Backus, Electus, 1804-1862. person
associatedWith Bustamante, Carlos María de, 1774-1848. person
associatedWith Echeverría, Manuel, 1942- person
associatedWith Ferré, b. 1777(?) person
associatedWith Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874. person
associatedWith García, Genaro, 1867-1920 person
associatedWith Gavela, Francisco. person
associatedWith Gómez Farías, Valentín, 1781-1858 person
associatedWith Hernández y Dávalos, Juan E., b. 1827 person
associatedWith Kirby-Smith, Edmund, 1824-1893. person
associatedWith Mexico. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Army of the North corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Ejército Constitucionalista corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Ejército del Norte. corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Ejército del Norte. corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Ministerio de Guerra y Marina. corporateBody
associatedWith Mexico. Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional. corporateBody
associatedWith Nuevo León (Mexico : State). Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith O'Gorman, Edmundo, 1906- person
associatedWith Paredes y Arrillaga, Mariano, 1797-1849 person
associatedWith Poulet. person
associatedWith Revere, Joseph W. (Joseph Warren), 1812-1880. person
associatedWith Riva Palacio, Mariano, 1803-1880. person
associatedWith San Luis Potosí (Mexico : State). Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Sloat, John Drake, 1781-1867. person
associatedWith Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. person
associatedWith Wilkins, John Darragh, d. 1900. person
associatedWith Zeitlin & Ver Brugge (Los Angeles, Calif.) corporateBody
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Matamoros (Mexico)
Mexico
Mexico
Texas
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Military
Military pensions--Mexico
Indians of North America--Wars
Presidents--Sources
Politics, Government, and Law
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Birth 1802-07-26

Death 1855-08-07

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