Nederland, TX: Nederland Printing and Office Supply, 1986.
Softcover. Near fine. 28 pp, in stapled wrappers. Slight soiling to cover, else fine. Reprints an sketch of the life of Zavala prepared by the author for The Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record, published in November 1985. Lorenzo de Zavala (1788-1836) was a Mexican and later Tejano physician, politician, and diplomat. After Mexico won independence from Spain in 1824, he was closely involved in drafting the constitution for the First Federal Republic of Mexico. He opposed Lopez de Santa Anna in the Mexican Federalist wars of the 1830s, eventually siding with the revolutionary forces in Texas. He signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and was elected the first Vice-President of the Republic of Texas.