HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here



The Colonel who fought for the independence of Cuba writes an interesting letter to the Delegate of the Treasure Emilio Latulades telling him he couldn't grand his request due to the unfavorable events that the revolution was experimenting but at the same time offers him support for the cause
Autograph Letter Signed: "Juan de Leon" in iron gall ink. 12½x8¼. 4 pages.Fully Translated in English: "Delegate of the Treasure Emilio Latulades: 'In campaign' I received your kind letter no. 921 book 2. Replying to your letters, I tell you that it was not possible for me to grand your petition because I am informed about the no favorable events to our cause made by some citizens who are always with the firm purpose of helping the enemy. Due to what you say, I will immediately communicate and ask the Chief of the 2o. Brigade General Prudencio Martinez to please order me whatever he thinks is necessary. As to myself, I can tell you that as soon as I receive the approval from the Chief of Brigade I will try with so much determination to effect your manifesto. And I communicate all of this with you for the uses you consider pertinent. Fatherland and Liberty. Lucio, September 21, 1897. Yours with all consideration and affection, Colonel 2o. Chief. Juan de Leon. Registered in no. 221, book 2o. Addition: I have the pleasure to send you a letter from the illustrious General Pedro Perez." Juan de Leon was a Colonel who fought for the independence of Cuba and was the commander for a while of Manuel Despaigne y Rivery. Signer merits for further research. Edges and folds lightly frayed. Toned, worn and soiled. Multiple mailing folds. Otherwise, fine condition.

For more documents by these signers click the names below:


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
Our Signer Sales Event is Here!!!
Try our Make-An-Offer Feature!
  Add to your purchase our informative and authoritative Handbook of Historical Documents for only $19.95 (normally $39.95). This 253 page hardcover volume makes a great gift for anyone interested in the autograph and manuscript collecting field! Click Here for more information.
Act Now as this Promotion Ends 10/21/2018
* Limit one discount per document.
  $850.00 (USD)
Special 10% Off Price:   $765.00 (USD)
Price shown is the final price for this document.
Other discounts are not applied to this document

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document

All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.

This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

<< Previous Page


[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2018 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.