Great South American Leader
Liberator of Ecuador and Peru
First Constitutionally Elected Leader of Bolivia
SUCRE, Antonio (1795-1830). Leader of Venezuelan Independence. Second President of Bolivia. Bolivia’s capital “Sucre” named for him. In 1814 he fought for South American Independence from Spain. He brought about the liberation of Quito. He was wounded in a battle during 1824 and at the request of the Peruvian Congress he was promoted to Marshall. His powerful army fought many battles in Peru. On June 4, 1830, he was ambushed on a country wooded road and was assassinated by five men.
Partly printed document signed, one full page, measures appx. 8”x12” headed “Republica De Columbia, Quito July 29, 1822. This is a pass to permit a military officer for his up coming journey from Colombia via panama to Habana, Cuba. A wonderful signature of Sucre. In addition several other has signed this document as well. Professionally laminated keeping this document if fine plus condition. All writing nice and dark..................................$895.00