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Handwritten letter from Dom Pedro II to the President of Peru (1869)

Handwritten letter from Dom Pedro II to the President of Peru (1869)

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In 1869, Emperor Dom Pedro II expressed to the President of Peru his desire to bring the two countries closer together.

  • Handwritten letter from Dom Pedro II with his large bold signature 'Imperador', in Portuguese with translation, to José Balta (1816 - 1872), president of Peru since 1868.
  • 4 pages, 3 blank.
  • In Portuguese.
  • 24 cm x 29.7 cm.
  • Palace, Rio de Janeiro.
  • September 10, 1869.
  • Excellent condition.
  • Unique piece.

Write " I have received, from the hands of D. José Maria La Torre Bueno, the letter in which you express your free desire to promote and strengthen friendly relations existing between two countries, in addition to accrediting the aforementioned gentleman as Minister President of the Republic of Peru For My Person" , he thanks him and adds that the ambassador would "bring together all efforts to contribute to the good existing relations, which are necessary for the mutual interest of our countries" , ending with "may our Lord keep him in his Holy Be careful" , also signed by Foreign Minister Baron Cotegipe.

A few months before the end of the Paraguayan war, the largest international armed conflict in South America, the Emperor writes this important letter to re-establish a climate of peace and lasting relations between the peoples of a fragile continent.

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