Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 366

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(PERU.) San Martín, José de. Order by the Protector of Peru issued in the first week of independence. Document Signed "Martín", 6 x 8 1/4 inches; folds, moderate dampstaining. Lima, 3 August 1821

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San Martín signed this document a month after seizing Lima and being appointed Protector of Peru. and only six days after the Peruvian declaration of independence. In it, he charges Colonel Andrés Reyes y Buitrón (an important early Peruvian independence figure in his own right) with responsibility for horses and mules.