[Autographs & Manuscripts]
Mini-archive of 19th Century Diplomatic Letters from Various Western Heads of State to Numerous Peruvian Presidents
Ca.1867-1885. Group of 23 manuscript letters. Signed by 19th century European and Western hemisphere heads of state to several former Peruvian presidents. Majority folio. Most one page, often with blank integral leaves. In French and Spanish.
Including letters signed by Franz Joseph I (Emperor of Austria); Wilhelm I (King of Prussia); Christian IX (King of Denmark); Leopold II (King of the Belgians); Alfanso XII (King of Spain); Maria Christiana of Austria (Queen of Spain); Luis I (King of Portugal); George I (King of Greece); Marie Joseph Adolphe Thiers (second President of France); Patrice de MacMahon (Marshal of France, Chief of State and President of France); Gerrit Abrahamszoon de Vries (Prime Minister of the Netherlands); Isabel Princess Imperial of Brazil (signed for her); Pierre Theoma Boisrond-Canal (12th President of Haiti); Nicholas Avellaneda (President of Argentina); Antonio Guzmán Blanco (President of Venezuela); Fredeico Errazuriz Zanatu (President of Chile); Pedro Joaquin Chamorro Alfro (President of Nicaragua); Hilarion Danza Groselle (President of Bolivia). The Presidents of Perú addressed in these letters include Manuel Pardo Y Lavalle; Miguel Iglesias Pino de Arce; Pedro Diez Canseco Corbacho; Mariano Ignacio Pardo Ochoa. This lot also includes a document signed: Jose Sebastian, Obispo de Arequipa. Arequipa, December 19, 1839. Small folio; 1 p.
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