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A Life TogetherLucas Alaman and Mexico, 1792-1853$
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Eric Van Young

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780300233919

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300233919.001.0001

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The Spanish Cortes and a Final Sojourn in Paris (1821–1822)

The Spanish Cortes and a Final Sojourn in Paris (1821–1822)

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(p.85) 4 The Spanish Cortes and a Final Sojourn in Paris (1821–1822)
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A Life Together
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Eric Van Young

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300233919.003.0005

Alamán was installed as a delegate to the Spanish Cortes in Madrid in May 1821, and would participate actively in its debates through the beginning of the following year, forming positive or conflictual relationships with a number of Mexicans he would encounter in his later political career. He successfully proposed reforms in the laws regulating the silver mining industry and backed an unsuccessful proposal to restructure the colonies in the direction of granting greater autonomy to New Spain and other kingdoms within the Empire. Meanwhile, New Spain was irrevocably headed toward a break with Spain and the Spanish deputies simply chose to ignore the situation there. Returning to Paris for a number of months Alamán attempted without success to form a mining company with French capital, and returned to what was now an independent Mexico in the fall of 1822, never to visit Europe again.

Keywords:   Cortes, Paris, Mining, independence

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