Lot 1214: Bolivar, Simon



2015-09-16 14:12:31

Lot 1214: Bolivar Simon: (1783-1830) Venezuelan-Born Military And Political Leader. President Of Gran Colombia 1819-30, President Of Bolivia 1825 & President Of Peru 1824-27. Bolivar Played An Important Role In Latin America'S Successful Struggle For Independence From The Spanish Empire, And Is Today Considered One Of The Most Influential Politicians In The History Of The Americas. D.S., Simon Bolivar, One Page, Folio, Lima, 2Nd October 1823, In Spanish. The Partially Printed Document Is A Military Commission Appointing Lieutenant Leon Galindo To Be A Colonel Of Infantry. Signed By Bolivar In His Capacity As 'Liberator President Of The Republic Of Colombia'. Bearing To The Front A Large Red Wax Seal With Clear Impression, In Good Condition, Protected By Seven Flower Paper Petals. With Blank Integral Leaf. Edges Very Slightly Irregular, And Some Overall Water Stain, Not Affecting Legibility. G International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £1000-1500
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