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Lot 10984
Haiti, Dartiguenave, Philippe Sudré (1863-1926), President of Haiti (1915-1922), typed letter signed, as president, 8½ x 11, 13 Sep 1915, one month after taking office, on Official letterhead to his Secretary of State, in part (in French) "I am sending you, under this cover to be inserted in the Official Journal; fifteen letters of congratulation that I received on the occasion of my election as the Chief Magistrate of the State; rejoined along horizontal fold (through first line of text, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50


Following the U.S. occupation of Haiti, on July 28, 1915, Dartiguenave, the president of the Senate, agreed to accept the presidency of Haiti after several other candidates had refused.

Realized $26.
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