Lot #144
Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna Document Signed

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Estimate: $600+


Impressive manuscript DS in Spanish, signed "A. L de Sta. Anna," one page, 10 x 16.25, June 20, 1853. Appointment reads, in part (translated): "In recognition of the merits and services of Citizen Francisco Cornejo, I have seen fit to appoint him to the position of Comptroller of the principal of the Income Protection Administration of the District and State of Mexico, a post which is vacant because it is newly established, with a salary of seven hundred and twenty pesos per year…Therefore, I command whomever shall have said Citizen Francisco Cornejo as said Comptroller of the principal Income Protection Administration of the District and State of Mexico…the person in question be given the aforementioned post and that the salary referred to above be deposited in his name." Signed at the conclusion by Santa Anna and countersigned by Martinez del Campo and A. DeGaray. The lower left retains the original ornate paper seal with eight 'petals' extending from the center. Mounted, matted, and framed with a portrait and a small plaque to an overall size of 27.25 x 26. In fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #643 - Ended September 14, 2022

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