MATERIAL: Paper
TYPE: Documents (Loose)
DIMENSIONS: 8 x 6 1/2 inches (three letters) 10 x 8 1/4 inches (one letter)
COMPONENTS: four letters, each one page, plus integral address leaf; last two letters are on "Exercito Libertador de Venezuela" letterhead.
CONDITION: each docketed in the left margin, with small tape stain, otherwise minor wear
priceInfo: Sale 2391 Lot 412. Estimate $2,500 - 3,500. Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $
ITEM ID: 3453

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Military Letters Signed by Carlos Soublette

DATE
Year: 1817
Decade: 1810s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: 6, 8, and 16 November 1817. 4 January 1830. 

Group of military letters signed by the revolutionary and future president of Venezuela, Carlos Soublette. Three letters signed as deputy chief of Simón Bolívar’s general staff in the revolutionary army, to Brigadier General Tomás Montilla (1787-1822). Carlos Soublette (1789-1870) was an important figure in the war for Venezuelan independence, and later served almost six years as the nation’s president. The last letter in this group requests that 100 horses and provisions be sent down to Orinoco for General José Francisco Bermúdez. Letter Signed as Secretary of War to the commander of the Department of Orinoco.

ARTISTS
Name: Carlos Soublette
Type: Author