Oct 28, 2021 - Sale 2584

Sale 2584 - Lot 10

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 2,000
VILLA, FRANCISCO ("PANCHO"). Typed Document Signed, a passport, in Spanish: "The Civil and Military Authorities of the Constitutionalist Government will furnish protection and guarantees of every kind to Mr. E.H. Webster, on the different trips which he may undertake through the territory dominated by our forces." 1 page, oblong 8vo, "Ejercito Constitucionalista [Constitutionalist Army]" stationery; backed, scattered short closed vertical tears affecting signature and text (without loss), faint scattered soiling, folds, docketing written vertically at left edge recto in unknown hand. Ciudad Juárez, 18 February 1914

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Four months after signing this document, Villa had joined forces with Venustiano Carranza and others to successfully end the dictatorship of Mexican president Victoriano.
E.H. Webster was likely a newspaper correspondent covering the Mexican revolution.