PROCLAMA EL PRESIDENTE PROVISORIO ALA NACION [caption title].

[Chuquiasca. 1839]. Broadsheet, [2]pp., 12 3/4 x 8 inches. 2 1/4 inch tear at lower right edge, minor soiling and tanning. Good. Item #WRCAM51533

A short address to the Bolivian people by newly elected president José Miguel de Velasco in 1839, denouncing the previous ten years of dictatorship under Andrés de Santa Cruz, and encouraging belief in a better future. Velasco was president of Bolivia four times, never for more than two and a half years. Not in OCLC. "BOLIVIANOS: Olvidemos la època de nuestra pasadas desgracias, teleremos los errores que las hicieron nacer, ò recordemos los solamente como una leccion ùtil para lo futuro; depongamos los Bolivianos todos nuestros resentimientes con òsculo fraternal, y que en Bolivia no haya mas que una sola familia y una sola asociacion de amigos."

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