BOLIVAR SIMON (1783-1830).

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BOLIVAR SIMON (1783-1830).
« El Libertador », Venezuelan military and political leader. Signed letter, signed « Bolivar », Huaraz (Pérou) 13 June 1824, to Commodore Isaac HULL (commander in chief of the United States Navy in the Pacific, based in Latin America); 1 page and a half, in-4 format; in English. Letter in response to the protests formulated by Commodore Isaac Hull and Commodore Thomas Brown, relative to the naval blockade of Callao during the Peruvian war of independence. Sold with : 17 letters or documents relative to the blockade of Callao and its consequences, including 6 signed letters, the rest contemporary copies, April-December 1824 (4 in Spanish and 13 in English). – Thomas S. HAMERSLEY, lieutenant in the United States Navy, letter addressed to Commodore Charles Stewart, commander of the naval forces in the United States based in the Pacific Ocean ; – Isaac HULL, commander in chief of the United States Navy fleet in the Pacific (4 letters including a duplicate) : to the General Simon Bolivar to protest the blockade but also to side with him concerning human sufferings ; 3 letters to Samuel Southard, American Navy secretary ; and one letter to Stanhope Provost, vice-consul of the United States in Lima ; – Heman ALLEN [Minister of the United States posted in Santiago de Chile] (to John Quincy Adams, Secretary of State) ; – José Sánchez CARRIÓN, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Peru, letter to HULL ; – Tomás de HERES (to Hull) ; instructions given by Bolivar to the Vice-Admiralty of the Peruvian naval fleet; documents received by the Navy department of the United States or transmitted to General Bolivar, state of the naval forces in the Pacific etc.
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