Lot 1216: Fonseca, Manuel Deodoro Da



2015-09-16 14:12:32

Lot 1216: Fonseca Manuel Deodoro Da: (1827-1892) Brazilian Field-Marshal. First President Of The Republic Of Brazil 1889-91. Fonseca Headed The Military Coup That Deposed Last Brazilian Emperor Pedro Ii, Proclaiming The Republic. Rare L.S., Manuel Deodoro Da Fonseca, One Page, 4To, Rio De Janeiro, 7Th March 1891, To The President Of The Republic Of Bolivia, In Portuguese. In This Historical Letter Fonseca Informs The President Of Bolivia, An Important Border Neighbour, About His Recent Appointment As First President Of Brazil, Stating 'The Constituent Congress Of The United States Of Brazil, Once The Constitution Approved, Has Elected Me At The Last Session Celebrated The 25Th Of Last Month, President Of The States. I Inform You With Pleasure About This Proof Of Trust Of The Brazilian Nation And I Assure You That My Constant Endeavour Will Be To Tighten And Strengthen Increasingly The Good And Cordial Relations That Fortunately Exist Between Brazil And The Republic Of Bolivia.' A Bold Good Example Black Ink Signature By Fonseca. Countersigned At The Foot By The Minister Of Foreign Affairs. Extremely Minor Staple Trace To The Left Border. Ex International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £250-350
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