Jun 15, 2023 - Sale 2641

Sale 2641 - Lot 12

Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
SIGNED IN OCCUPIED MEXICO CITY, DAYS BEFORE CAPTURING PUEBLA ZAPATA, EMILIANO. Letter Signed, to General Manuel Falafox, in Spanish, ordering him to deliver payment of $3,000 pesos to Colonel Constancio Falfán for the soldiers under his command. 1 page, 4to, personal stationery; moderate offsetting, moderate staining at upper and left edges, few pinholes at upper left corner, folds. [Mexico City], 9 December 1914

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On December 6, 1914, the revolutionary forces of Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa occupied Mexico City. Three days later, Zapata and his forces left Mexico City and marched to Puebla City, capturing it six days later. The victory at Puebla City was among Zapata's most successful military engagements of the entire Mexican Revolution.