Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 19

Price Realized: $ 562
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
SANTA ANNA, ANTONIO LÓPEZ DE. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Ant'o Lopez de Santa Anna," as President of Mexico, in Spanish, military commission appointing Rafael Larracilla Lieutenant in the 1st Company of the 2nd Artillery Brigade. Countersigned by José María Tornel. 1 page, folio, with integral blank; moderate scattered foxing affecting some text, few scattered small holes with minor loss, folds, endorsement signatures on verso. Mexico City, 16 May 1839

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Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794-1876) was a soldier, patriot and president of Mexico. It was Santa Anna who ordered the attack and subsequent annihilation of the defenders of the Alamo during the Texas campaign of 1836.