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    1847 Peace and Commerce Treaty Between Bolivia and Peru, Letter From President of Bolivia to President of Peru The first of two great items is an historic document preserved in very fine condition being a treaty of 14 pages, legal size, signed and sealed by officials of both governments. Signed in Arequipa, on November 3, 1847, this Peace and Commerce Treaty, established that the most extensive freedom of transit between Bolivia and Arica would prevail. It was the eighth treaty signed between Bolivia and Peru to regulate commerce and the use of the port of Arica by Bolivia, but constituted the first by which Peru recognized the most complete freedom of transit. Arica is a city in Chile that functions as Bolivia's access to the sea. This treaty stayed in effect until 1879. Also in this lot is an excellent Autograph Letter Signed by Jose Ballivian, president of Bolivia (1841 to 1847) to his counterpart, Don Ramon Castilla, the president of Peru (1845-1851). It is signed next to an elaborate wax seal of Bolivia that is mostly still intact. Very fine condition. Two significant documents. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
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