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    [Simon Bolivar] Retained Copy of a Congratulatory Letter to Bolivar. One and one-quarter pages, 8" x 13", Peru, December 18, 1824, written aboard a U. S. Frigate stationed in Peru, to Simon Bolivar as "Liberator of Columbia and Dictator of Peru," it reads in part: "Allow me to felicitate you upon the glorious news which I have just learnt from Lima. It is a consummation of the wishes of every lover of freedom and humanity; and a most brilliant termination to those stupendous efforts which you have so nobly made in the cause of Liberty..." On December 9, General Antonio José de Sucre defeated the remaining Spanish force at the Battle of Ayacucho during the Peruvian War for Independence. Folds, else very fine.

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