1856 · Mexico
Freedom of the press and the ever difficult question of attendant libel/slander are the background and the topics of this publication. Gómez Farías, the son of Valentín Gómez Farías and a savvy economist and politician, said in an editorial that the commercial firm of Barron, Forbes, & Cia. was in "a cozy deal" with authorities in Tepic; the firm and its principals thought themselves slandered and took the matter to the courts; Gómez Farías was taken to trial.
Presented here is Gómez Farías' side of things, in a very uneditorialized manner.
At the top of the title-page: "Juicio de imprenta. Sewn as issued, lacking front wrapper but rear one present. A good+ copy. (Inventory #: 16924)