"Highly Important from Mexico," New York Times, April 12, 1859, p. 4: 6.
New York Times
Highly Important from Mexico
Zak Rosenberg, Dickinson College
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Highly Important from Mexico.
THE JUAREZ GOVERNMENT RECOGNIZED BY MINISTER MCLANE-ATTACK ON THE CAPITAL.
NEW ORLEANS, Monday April 11.
The steamship Tennessee has arrived here with Vera Cruz dates of the 6th inst.
Mr. MCLANE, U. S. Minister, had recognized the Juarez Government, and there was great rejoicing in consequence of it.
The dates from the City of Mexico are to the 4th inst. On the 2d General DEGOLLADO attacked the Capitol, but unsuccessfully. Five hundred were killed on each side.
MIRAMON was at Orizaba.