Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 2

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
"I LEAVE THIS AFTERNOON ON CAMPAIGN" BOLÍVAR, SIMÓN. Letter Signed, "Bolivar," as President of Venezuela, to the Intendant General of the Province, in Spanish, ordering him to obey the requests of the Governing Council in his absence. 1 page, folio, with integral address leaf, "Supreme Leader of the Republic" stationery; minor scattered staining, horizontal fold, bold signature. "Military Headquarters at Angostura," 22 November 1817

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"I leave this afternoon on campaign. The Governing Council set up yesterday will continue to hold the powers and responsibilities granted on its creation as expressed in the Decree of the 4th of this month. As a result Your Honor will obey whatever orders or funding requests the Governing Council [requires] from the Income of this Province."