Bolívar, Simón, "El Libertador", liberator of South America (1783-1830). Document signed ("Simon Bolivar").

Bogotá, 1820.

Folio. 1 page. Printed and filled in by hand.


Commendation for John Bendle, Infantry Captain of the "Albion" Batallion. Bolivar signs (as President of Colombia and General-in-Chief) with his usual flourish at bottom center; his aide Captain Diego Ibarra signs to the right.

Partial remains of original red seal at left. Notation on verso. Some pinholes, age toning at edges, small nick at bottom edge. In very good condition.

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