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    Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico Partly Printed Document Signed. One page, folio, August 25, 1865. This handsome document names Ramón Montaño, Judge of Otumba, to the Order of Guadalupe. There were three Imperial Orders of the Mexican Empire created by decree of the Provisional Imperial Government to reward those subjects loyal to the Monarchy during the two periods of the Mexican Empire: the Order of Guadalupe, the Order of the Mexican Eagle and the Order of Saint Charles. All three were abolished after the fall of the Second Empire and the execution of Maximilian I in 1867. Large, bold signature; also signed by Juan N. Almonte, and offset by official embossed seal. Light age toning, else very fine. Suitable for framing and prominent display! From the Taking of Texas Collection.


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    June, 2008
    14th Saturday
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