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As Liberator President of the Republic of Colombia, Simon Bolivar promotes Col. Leon Galindo to General
Partly Printed Document Signed ?Simon Bolivar? as Libertador Presidente de la Republica de Colombia, 1p, 8.25? x 12?. Bogota, October 2, 1827. In Spanish, not translated. Countersigned, endorsements on verso and on integral leaf. Watermarked laid paper. Soiled from waterstains in upper portions of leaves. Blind embossed 1.5?-diameter paper seal, with clear impression, affixed on 6? x 7.5? paper (folded) at lower left. Good condition.Bolivar appoints Colonel Leon Galindo as General. Joseph Leon Galindo Camacho (1795-1865) arrived in upper Peru (today, Bolivia) with Simon Bolivar. On December 9, 1824, in the Battle of Ayacucho, Galindo was the victorious Commander of the Bogota Battalion of the 2nd Colombian Division under Commander-in-Chief Antonio José de Sucre. Ayacucho was the battle that secured the independence of Peru and ensured independence for the rest of South America.
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