Reward offered for Morelos y Pavón's head

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Reward offered for Morelos y Pavón's head is a document written by viceroy Francisco Xavier Venegas and published on 26 March 1812. It contains the policy to suppress military insurrections.[1] It was written during the second stage of the Mexican Independence War comprising the years 1810 to 1815.

Content of the document[edit]

For this document Viceroy Francisco Javier Vegas was required to confirm there was a prize for José María Morelos' head. The document was approved three days after its creation on 23 March 1812.[1]


  1. ^ a b Tesoros de Papel (Primera ed.). México: CONDUMEX y Museo Soumaya. p. 210. ISBN 968-7794-33-X.