Title: Mexican Chamber of Commerce of the Northern District of Baja California. By-laws,
Date (inclusive): 1887
Collection number: MSS 0082
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 bound volume (55
Mandeville Special Collections Library, Geisel Library, UC, San Diego
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Mexican Chamber of Commerce of the Northern District of Baja California. By-laws, MSS
0082. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.
Bound holograph manuscript. By-laws of the Mexican Chamber of Commerce are inscribed in
English on pp. 7-30, with the last two pages being taken up mostly with signatures to the
document. A Spanish version of the By-laws is inscribed on pp. 74-92. According to
Article 2 of the By-laws, the objective of the document was to formalize the Mexican
Chamber of Commerce and its mission of encouraging commercial development of Baja
California Norte. The manuscript is accompanied by a 19 x 13 cm. tintype of Frank Bennett
and two associates. Bennett was one of the signers of the By-laws.