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    Antonio López de Santa Anna Military Commission Signed "A. L. de Sta. Anna." Two (unfolded) partially-printed pages, 21" x 16.25" (sight), in Spanish, Mexico City, May 6, 1853, promoting Lt. Col. Antonio Garcia y Garcia to full colonel for his services at the Battle of Angostura (the Battle of Buena Vista), February 23, 1847, during the Mexican War. Countersigned by General José Maria Tornel, was minister of war who devised the campaign that led to the Battle of the Alamo, and other Mexican officials. Weakness along the folds has led to some separation; toned along the folds. Scattered spots of discoloration. Matted and framed to an overall size of 31.25" x 26.25".


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    March, 2014
    15th Saturday
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