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#275 - Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna

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Description                           Estimate: $600+          

Mexican general and politician (1794–1876) best known in the US for his role in the Mexican-American War and the slaughter of scores of Americans at the Alamo. Manuscript DS in Spanish, signed “Ant. Lopez de Santa Anna,” one page both sides, 8.25 x 12, January 3, 1838. Military document issued to General Antonio Gaona, sent from the famous hacienda of Santa Anna, “Manga de Clavo,” located in Veracruz. Santa Anna responds to General Gaona’s inquiry, informing him that there is not yet any trial against him; Santa Anna mentions the “grave” events of San Juan Ulua, where Gaona had been forced to surrender the Mexican citadel guarding the city of Veracruz to the French on November 28, 1838. In fine condition, with writing showing through from opposing sides. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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