Santa Anna, Antonio Lopez de, & Juan Valentín Amador
DOCUMENTS SIGNED BY TWO OF THE MEXICAN GENERALS FROM THE BATTLE OF THE ALAMO
Engraved mortgage bond signed ("A. L. de Ste. Anna") on banknote paper (12 5/8 x 17 1/8 in.; 322 x 435 mm), issued in New York City, 1866, no. 748 of the series issued in the amount of $500, elaborately engraved by Nathan Lane, Wall Street, with a medallion portrait of Santa Anna and vignette views of three of his properties used to secure the bond, countersigned by two witnesses, with orange embossed seal for Santa Anna's signature and green embossed notary public seal; slight separations at head and foot of central fold. Matted, framed, and glazed with Plexiglas. — Amador, Juan Valentín. Manuscript letter signed ("Juan V. Amador" with paraph), one page (12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.; 312 x 210 mm) San Luis Potosí, 8 January 1840, to an unnamed government official, forwarding a certified copy of a military report from General Mariano Arista (not present); upper right corner soiled, some later pencil erasures in lower margin. Matted, framed, and glazed with Plexiglas.