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Daniel Del Rio Collection of Bolivarian autograph documents, 1538-1933, 1950s

Daniel Del Rio Collection of Bolivarian autograph documents

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Peru



Box 1 Francisco Pizarro, Conqueror of Peru and Founder of Lima. (Pictures)


Box 1 Power of Attorney given by Francisco Pizarro to Bernardino de San Pedro, to collect 628 Gold Pesos, 1538


Box 1 Autograph of Bernardino de San Pedro (also a member of Pizarro's entourage that conquered Peru. He attested the Power of Attorney, as Royal Notary, 1538


Box 1 Autograph of Don Juan de la Torre, Conquistador of Peru, one of the 13 Spaniards including, Pizarro, that against unsurmountable calamities, decided at the Isla del Gallo to conquer Peru, 1548


Box 1 Picture of Ferdinand VII, King of Spain and Emperor of the Indies, 1811


Box 1 Appointment by Ferdinand VII, of Jose Ignacio Sanchez y Santa Cruz as Notary in Lima. Cadiz, 1811


Box 1 Autograph of Fernando De Abascal, Peruvian Viceroy, Lima, 1808


Box 1 Autograph Brigadier General Simon de Rávago, His Secretary, Lima, 1808


Box 1 Bond issue by the Viceroyalty of Peru for Pesos 500, Signed by the Viceroy Marques de la Concordia, Lima, 1815


Box 1 Autograph of Joaquin Bonet, Minister of the Royal Treasury, Lima, 1815


Box 1 Autograph of Antonio de la Fuente, President of the Royal Tribunal of the Consulate (Both signed the bond). Lima, 1815


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General Pedro Antonio de Molina, in charge of the Defense of the city, Lima, 1812


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Joaquin de Zubillaga, General in Chief of the Royal Militias Lima, 1802


Box 1 Royal Commissioner José Antonio de Areche. Bloodthirsty and cruel, he stamped out the revolt of Inca Tupac Amaru II, ordering his being quartered, Lima, 1782


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Mariano Campero, participant in the Cuzco conspiracy with Aguilar and Ubalde in 1805. Promoted to General during the Republic. In 1836 Minister of the Interior of the Estado Sud-Peruano. Cuzco, 1836


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General Juan Ramírez (Ramírez in 1820 was General in Chief of the Army of Upper Peru), who put down the Cuzco Revolt of Angulo and Pumacahua in 1814, defeating them at the Battle of Humachiri, 1815. Oruro, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General Bartolome de Salamanca. He defeated the revolutionist Zela at [Tocoa] in 1811. Arequipa, 1811


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General Juan Angel Bajanda (In 1822, Bajanda was Political chief of Cuzco), one of the chief participants in the Pumacahua Revolt. Cuzco, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish Brigadier General Jose Gabriel Moscoso, shot by order of Pumacahua In 1815. Arequipa, 1812


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Pedro Gonzalez Bandero, follower of Pumacahua and his Agent at Huamanga. Ayacucho, 1833


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel, Pedro José Lazon, Vice-Governor of Huaura. He helped to defeat the revolt of Angulo and Pumacahua at Huamanga in 1815. Huaura, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Captain General Joaquín de la Pezuela (Pezuola was Viceroy of Peru in 1819), General in Chief of the Royal Armies of Upper Peru fighting against the Rebel Buenos Aires Junta, 1811-1818. Lima, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of General José Manuel de Goyeneche, Chief of Army at Potosi, who defeated the Argentine Army at Huaqui in 1811, and was responsible for the continuance of the Spanish domination for 16 additional years. Potosi, 1812


Box 1 Color litograph of the Republic of Peru by the Peruvian Artist Teófilo Castillo. Lima, 1921


Box 1 Sample of Stamped Royal Revenue Paper, 1820/1821, and restamped by the General San Martin Government. Lima, 1822


Box 1 Copy of picture of General San Martin at Government Palace, Lima


Box 1 Letter of General San Martin to General Francisco de Paula Otero, with instruction on the war at the Sierras. Lima, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Francisco Almirall, Chilean patriot and Agent of General San Martin. Lima, 1822


Box 1 Autograph on same document, of Juan José de Larratea, San Martin Advisor, who donated his wealth to the cause of independence, 1822


Box 1 Letter of Jose de Higloa, (San Martin's Agent to him). Lima, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of General Juan de Pedernera, Vice President of the Argentina Confederation, and follower of S. Martin. Copacabana, 1838


Box 1 Letter of General Rudeoindo Alvarado, Argentine, General in Chief of the Liberating Army in 1821, Pisco, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of General F. Antonio Pinto, Chief of Staff of the Liberating Army, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Bernardo Monteagudo, War Minister of General San Martin (1821-1822). Assassinated in Lima, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Argentine General Tomás Guido, War Minister of San Martin. Lima, 1822


Box 1 Letter of Grand Marshall José Bernardo de Tagle, Marques de Torre Tagle, First Ad-Interim President of Peru, during the absence of San Martin in 1822. Trujin, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Doctor José Hipólito Unánue, a Member of the Cabinet of San Martin and Bolívar's Governments, 1822-1826. In August 1026, he acted as Minister of Justice and Religion. Lima, 1826


Box 1 Autograph of Mariano Vidal, Minister of Finance under President Riva Arguero. Lima, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Francisco Valdivieso, a Hero of the Independence and Minister of Finance. Lima, 1823


Box 1 Autograph in the same document of Don José do Boqui, (Director of the Mint appointed by San Martin. In 1823, Boqui fled with the funds of the Mint. He was never apprehended), 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Diego de Aliaga, Sub-Director of the Mint, A Hero of the Wars of Independence of Peru. Lima, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Manuel Quimper, Royal Commanding General of the Southern Coastal Region, who defended the Port of Pisco against the San Martin Armies. He defeated by Colonel Manuel Rosas. Pisco, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Argentine Colonel Manuel Rosas, who defeated Spanish Colonol Quimper at Pisco, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General (Spanish) Antonio Vacaro commanding General of the Navy at Callao. Lima, 1819


Box 1 Autograph in the same document of Brigadier Don Toribio de Acebal, Secretary to Viceroy Pezuela (1819-1822), 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Condo do Monte Mar y de Monte Blanco, Head of the Armies of the Coastal Region. Pisco, 1816


Box 1 Brigadier General Manuel Gonzalez, Sub-Inspector General of the Viceroyalty of Peru 1815-1820. Lima, 1815


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Fernando Comunes, Navy Commander at the port of Callao. Callao, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General José de la Mar, who served later in the Armies of the Patriots, and defeated the Spaniards at the battle of Ayacucho. Chorrillos, 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Admiral Jose Pascual de Vivero. La Plata, 1817


Box 1 Autograph of Doctor Francisco Javier Mariategui, Minister of Government and Foreign Affairs, Lima, 1827


Box 1 Autograph of Doctor Miguel de Aranibar, Priest of Cuzco and a Hero of the Wars of Independence of Peru. Cusco, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Juan Valdivieso, defeated at Macacona by the Royalists. Piura, 1829


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Jose Maria Pascio, Army Commander at Puno, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Juan Escobedo, Hussars of Junin. Puno, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Ramón Echenique, Commanding the guerrillas during the wars of independence. Cajatambo, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of Argentine Colonel Manuel Munoz, Head of guerrillas. Santa Ines, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Grand Marshall Juan Antonio Alvarez de Arenales Argentine, who defeated in the Sierras, Brigadier General Ricafort. Trujillo, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Mariano Ricafort, cruel and bloodthirsty, who set fire to Cangallo. Recalled to Spain, he was appointed Governor of Cuba. Arequipa, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Manuel de Aramburú, Governor of Huancavelica, 1819-1821. Huancavelica, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of General Jose de Montenegro (last Governor of Huancavelica under the Viceroyalty and defeated by the patriot Colonel Otero (Argentine) in 1820), 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Colonel Eduardo Lucar, Mayor of Huánuco, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Franciaoo Zapatin, defeated by the Arenales forces. Huamanga, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Dr. José Agustín Larrea, Priest of Huamanga, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Pedro Zorraquin, Head of the Royal Army at Huamanga, 1820


Box 1 Royalist Colonel Aparicio de Vidaurrazaga, (Autograph) Military Commander of Chancay. Chancay, 1811


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Ignacio dal Alcazar, Defeated by Argentine General Arenales at Huamanga, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Captain Ignacio Castro de Nagreiros, who defended the barracks against the attack of Arenales, at Huamanga in 1820, 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Francisco Hernandez Eyzaguirre Governor of the Province of Lucana, S. Juan de Lucanas, 1820


Box 1 Ordinance of the Municipal Council of Huancavelica, by several heroes of the Independence, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Domingo Mendizábal. Governor of Pampas, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Vicente Jimenaz, (of the Huamanga revolt of 1814). Huamanga, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Gregorio Delgado, Governor of Huaytara, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Joaquin Martin, Governor of Chupaca, 1822


Northern Peru – Piura


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Colonel Miguel G. Seminario, Governor of Piura. Piura, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Colonel Jose Maria Arellano, Chief of the Patriot forces of Piura. Piura, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Colonel Francisco Escuedero. Piura, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot General Podro Vargas Machuca, (same document). Piura, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Captain Gregorio Alvarez, (Piura's independence), 1822


Box 1 Autograph of General Antonio da la Guerra, (Participant in the wars of Independence in Northern Peru). Trujillo, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Colonel Jose Clementa Merino, Head of the Spanish Forces at Payta, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Royalist Captain Francisco Rivas Cazos (same document), 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Colonel Manuel Torres de Valdivia, Governor of Piura, (Independent). Piura, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Patriot Lieutenant Jose M. Sánchez Cabana. Piura, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish Brigadier General José Maria Casariego defeated at Piura by the Patriot Forces. He was Commander in Chief of the Province of Piura. Piura, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Argentina Colonel Carlos Delgado, Governor of Cerro de Pasco, 1826


Box 1 Autograph of Priest Melchor de Caceres, Lieutenant Colonel in the Patriot's Army, Huanta, 1826


Liberator Simón Bolívar


Box 1 Portrait of the Liberator, Litograph by Lopes at Lima, and printed in Germany, 1825


Box 1 Decree of the Liberator, as President of Colombia, and as Dictator of Peru, (on Public Instruction). Lima, 1825


Box 1 Signed by the Liberator, also by José Sánchez Carrion, his Minister


Box 1 Autograph of General Tomas de Heres, Minister of War of the Liberator. Trujillo, 1824


Box 1 Printed Decree of the Council of Government, creating the Coat of Arms of Peru, as well as the wording and Coat of Arms on the silver and gold coins of the Country. Lima, May 28, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of General Ramon Herrera, Minister of War and Navy under President Niva Aguero. Lima, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Doctor Jose Sanchez Carrion, Minister of Government and of State, under Bolívar. Lima, 1825


Ayacucho Battle


Box 1 Portrait of Grand Marshall Antonio Jose de Sucre, 1793-1830


Box 1 Photo reproduction of Ayacucho and surrounding landscape


Box 1 Communication of Marshall Sucre to General Aparicio, Military Commander of Puno. General Headquarters at Chuquisaca, 1826


Box 1 Portrait of Grand Marshall Jose de la Mar, Head of the Peruvian Contingents at the Battle of Ayacucho, and afterwards President of Peru


Box 1 Communication of Jose de la Mar, as Sub-Inspector General of the Royalist Army, under Viceroy Pezuela. Lima, 1820


Box 1 Photograph (Reproduction) of General Jose Maria Cordova. His bravery at the Battle of Ayacucho, decided the battle in favor of the Patriots.


Box 1 Letter, under his own handwriting, of General Jose Maria Cordova. His autographs are exceedingly rare). Chuquisaca, 1826


Box 1 Autograph of General Jacinto Lara, (Patriot), who distinguished himself at the battle of Ayacucho. Arequipa, 1829


Box 1 List of the survivors of the "Vendedores" Squadron, after the battle of Ayacucho, January 18, 1825


Box 1 Portrait of General Guillermo Miller, who commanded the Peruvian Cavalry at Junin and at Ayacucho, 1824


Box 1 Communication of Miller, as Chief of the General Staff of the Peruvian Army to President Riva Aguaro. Lima, 1823


Box 1 Autograph, (on same document), of Jose de Berindoaga, Conde de San Bonas, (Minister of War of War of Riva Aguero and in 1825 in Lima, as a traitor to the country), 1825


Box 1 Autograph, (on same document) of Lieutenant. Colonel Francisco Jimenez, who deserted the royalist armies in favor of the Patriots. Lima, 1823


Box 1 Panoramic view of Farm house of La Quinua, on the plains of Ayacucho, where a capitulation was signed after the battle.


Box 1 Autograph of General Trinidad Moran (Moran was Chief of the Military Forces at Lima in 1836, a Venezuelan, who saved the Army of the Patriots, at the Quebrada de Colpahualco, before the battle of Ayacucho), 1824


Box 1 Autograph of Grand Marshall Antonio G. de la Fuente, President of Peru. In 1829 he was Governor. Arequipa, 1829


Box 1 Autograph, (on same document) of Grand Marshall Agustín Gamarra (Chief of Staff at Ayacucho, and later President of Peru. In 1829 he was Governor of the Province of Cusco), 1829


Box 1 Autograph of Argentina General Francisco de Paula Otero, Head of the Vanguard of the Liberating Army of San Martin. Huanuco 1823, 1829


Box 1 Letter to Berindoaga, Conde da San Donas, by General Manuel Valdez, Venezuelan, who was with Bolívar in Boyaca and Bombona. He was at Ayacucho. Lima, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Juan Lira, Peruvian who fought at Ayacucho in 1828 he was Vice-Governor of Andahuaylas, 1828


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel J. Agustin [Lima?], Chief (ad Interim) of the General Staff of the Army of the North. Piura, 1829


Box 1 Autograph of General Juan Jose Larrea, Governor of the Cuzco Department. (He was at Ayacucho). Cuzco, 1836


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Ancalmo Canbene, Governor of Cuzco, (Ayacuchano), 1835


Box 1 Autograph of Colombian Colonel Manuel Maria Forero, Conqueror at the battles of Junin and Ayacucho Taona, 1863


Box 1 Autograph of General Jose de la Serna, Commander In Chief of the Royalist Armies of Upper Peru. He was later appointed Viceroy of Peru, and defeated at the battle of Ayacucho. Tupiza, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General Pio Tristan, who for a few weeks, after Viceroy La Serna was taken prisoner at the battle of Ayacucho, became Acting Viceroy. Cuzco, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Geronimo Valdes, who capitulated at the battle of Ayacucho, Locumba, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Jose de Canterac, Head of the Armies under Viceroy La Serna, who as such, signed the Capitulation Agreement at Ayucucho. Tepehuas, 1824


Box 1 Landscape of the "Quinua" plain where the battle of Ayacucho took place


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Jose Carratala, who capitulated at Ayacucho. Huamanga, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Field Marshall Alejandro Gonzalez Villaloboa who capitulated at Ayacucho. Cusco, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Miguel Gonzales Vigil, capitulated at Ayacucho. Taona, 1821


Box 1 Autograph of Jose Santos de la Hora (same document), 1821


Box 1 Autograph of General Juan Antonio Monet, who capitulated at Ayacucho. Monet was in 1817 at Lima. Colonel of the 5th Royal Regiment of the "Infante Don Carlos", 1817


Box 1 Portrait of Captain General Francisco Narvaes, who capitulated at Ayacucho. When he returned to Spain he was promoted to Captain General


Box 1 Autograph of Narvaes, Huancavelica, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Felipe de la Hera, (Ayacucho), Desaguadero, 1813


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Juan Bautista de Lavalle, Arequipa, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Pedro Jose Munez. Treasurer of the Royal Army, Capitulated at Ayacucho, Tupiza, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Manuel, Mila, Capitulated at Ayacucho, Tupiza, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Manuel Clavel, (same two above documents). Tupiza, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Jose de Elisaide, Aid de Camp of Viceroy La Serna at Ayacucho. Cuzco, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Luis Labraque, capitulated at Ayacucho. Cuzco, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Ramon Manuel de Pazos, Treasurer R.A. Huancavelica, 1820


Box 1 Autograph or Colonel Manuel Sambrano, capitulated at Ayacucho. Lima, 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Manual Basadre (same document) Capitulated at Ayacucho. Lima, 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish Colonel Pedro Ignacio Morales, Capitulated at Ayacucho. Lima, 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish Colonel Gabriel Perez, Capitulated at Ayacucho. Puno, 1816


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish Colonel Antonio Luis Pereyra, Capitulated at Ayacucho. Cuzco, 1816


Independence of Ecuador


Box 1 Autograph of Captain General Conde Ruiz de Castilla, President of Quito, under Spain, and assassinated by the patriots in 1811. Cuzco, 1802


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier General Manuel de Mendiburu, who defended Guayaquil from the attack of the Argentina Naval Squadron under Admiral Brown in 1816. Guayaquil, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish General Juan Vasco Pascquel, Governor of Guayaquil during the revolt 1811/1820. Guayaquil, 1811


Box 1 Autograph of General Juan Jose Florez, First President of Ecuador in 1830. Quito, 1843


Box 1 Autograph of General Vicente Rocafuerte, who succeeded General Florez as President of Ecuador. Ambato, 1835


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Gregorio Escobedo, who proclaimed the Independence of Guayaquil in 1820, 1820


Box 1 Autograph of Pedro Jose Roca, Member of the First Government Junta of Guayaquil. Lima, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of Diago Hobon, Ecuadorian Patriot of the Revolution. Guayaquil, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Angel Tola, (same document) Patriot of the Revolution. Guayaquil, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of General Jose Villamil, Ecuadorian Patriot of the Revolution. Guayaquil, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Manuel Calvo, Ecuadorian Patriot of the Revolution. Guayaquil, 1822


Box 1 Autograph of Maria Josefa Cortázar, Guayaquilena, Mother of General Jose de la Mar. Guayaquil, 1812


Independence of Upper Peru (Bolivia)


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Jose de Mendizabal e Imaz, Royalist Governor of La Paz, (Bloodthirsty and cruel). La Paz, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Jose Maria Sanchez Chaves, who proclaimed the Independence at Cochabamba. Potosi, 1819


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Tadeo de Gerato, Governor of Puno, who suffocated Nurillo revolt in 1809. Zepita, 1812


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Jerónimo Marrón de Lombera, Royaliat Governor of Potosi. Puno, 1814


Box 1 Autograph of Conde Casa Real de Moneda. Potosi, 1817


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Fermin de la Vega, Governor of Oruro, 1818


Independence of Chile


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Rafael Maroto, (Talavera Regiment). Later on, as a General, he was defeated by San Martin at the battle of Chacabuco in Chile. Cuzco, 1817


Box 1 Autograph of Brigadier Gonzales de Socasa, who distinguished himself as a cruel and revengeful individual in the re-conquest of Chile. Oruro, 1811


Box 1 Autograph of Dr. Jose Manuel de Egana, Author of the Chilean Constitution. Real de Minas de Hualgayoc, 1811


Box 1 Autograph of Spanish Brigadier Antonio Leafduel, who assisted General Quintanilla at the siege of Chiloe in 1825. Lima, 1806


Peru-Siege of Gallao against Rodil


Box 1 Colored litograph of Goneral Rodil, the last of the Spanish General to surrender at Callao, in 1825, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of Rodil, while defending the fortress of "Real Felipe" at Callao, April 28, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of General Bartolomé Salom, Venezuelan, who compelled Rodil to surrender the Callao Ports, after a siege of nearly two years. Bellavista, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of Colonel Manuel Arenas, who acted as intermediary in the Capitalation of Gallao with General Rodil. Cuzco, 1838


Box 1 Autograph of Captain General of Upper Peru, Pedro Antonio de Olañeta, who refused to obey the Viceroy and accept the Ayacucho Capitulation. Killed at Tumusla by his own soldiers in 1825. In the above autograph dated at Challapata in 1813, he collects 57 pesos from the Spanish Treasury, which he had paid to some spies, 1813


Independence of Nueva Granada


Box 1 Letter signed by Simón Bolívar (When the Liberator was 20 years old. It is addressed to his uncle Carlos Palacios) at Caracas, October 14, 1803


Box 1 Letter (written by his own hand) of Don Domingo Caycedo, to whom Bolívar relinquished the Presidency of Colombia, on March 1st, 1830. Caycedo acted as President of the Council of Ministers. Two months later, Congress elected him Vice President of the Republic. Date of the letter, Purificación, 1832


Box 1 Medallion of the profile of General Francisco de Paula Santander. He was in charge of the Government of Grand Colombia, (during Bolívar's absence) from 1821 to 1828, as Vice President. Later he was elected President of Colombia 1832, 1839., circa 1821-1828


Box 1 Autograph of General Santander, Bogota, 1833


Venezuela


Box 1 Portrait of General José Antonio Páez, First President of Venezuela (after the dissolution of Gran Colombia). Páez was twice elected President of Venezuela. He was mainly responsible for the victory at the Battle of Carabobo that liberated Venezuela. Páez died in New York in 1873. He was 83 years old.


Box 1 Autograph of General Páez, Caracas, 1841


Box 1 Letter of General Rafael Urdaneta (Urdanota was one of the most trusted Lieutenants of Bolívar. He was the last Minister of War of the Gran Colombia) in his own handwriting, dated at Maracaibo, July 22, 1824


Box 1 Autograph of General Mariano Montilla. As a General, under Bolívar, after a siege of eleven Months, he succeeded in obtaining the surrender of Cartagena in 1821. Montilla fought in most of the wars of independence on the side of the patriots. In 1833, he was appointed Venezuelan Ambassador to London and Madrid. He died in 1851. Cartagena, 1825


Box 1 Autograph of letter (in his own handwriting) by General Jose Tadeo Monagas (He was President of Venezuela). Maturin, 1842


Box 1 Autograph of General J.G. Monagas. Barcelona, 1845


Other Documents on Peru


Box 1 Printed Decree of Grand Marshall Andres de Santa Cruz, in charge of the Presidency of Peru by the Liberator. Lima, June 7, 1827


Box 1 Printed Communication by "El Peruano", of a Resolution by the Peruvian Congress continuing the President of the Council of Ministers, Grand Marshall Andres de Santa Cruz, as Head of the Government. Lima, June 5, 1827


Box 1 Autograph of Guillermo del Rio, Editor of the First Magazine printed in Peru, and of the Official Gazette of the Viceroys. Lima, 1815


Box 1 Autograph of Manuel del Rio, Minister of the Interior and of State, during the Government of Marshall Jose de la Mar. Lima, 1828


Box 1 Military appointment made by General Jose de San Martin, Protector of Peru, countersigned by his Secretary, General Tomas Guido. Lima, 1822


Box 1 Appointment made by Simón Bolívar, as Libertador Presidente de la Republic a de Colombia, Libertador de la del Peru, y Encargado del Supremo Mando de Ella. Lima, 1825


Box 1 Order of payment by Jose Boqui, First Director of the Peruvian Mint, 1823


Box 1 Autograph of General Jose de la Serna, Chief of the Royalist Armies of Upper Peru, (Later appointed Viceroy of Peru). Tupiza, 1818


Box 1 Autograph of Manuel del Rio, Secretary of State of the Interior, Lima, 1829


Box 1 Letter addressed by the Secretary of State at Washington [Lewis Cass?], to the Peruvian Minister, (signature illegible) dated at Washington, May 31, 1859


Box 1 Picture and facsimile of his signature


Box 1 Letter by William H. Seward, as Secretary of State, Washington, 1861


Box 1 Letter by William H. Seward, as Secretary of State, Washington, 1867


Box 1 Two pictures of Mr. Seward



Box 2 Printed and miscellaneous materials, 1950s