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Puerto Rican Ramon Emeterio Betances Autograph, Handwritten Letter Signed

   Ramon Emeterio Betances y Alacan. Puerto Rican nationalist - he was the primary instigator of the Grito de Lares revolution and is considered to be the father of the Puerto Rican independence movement. Autograph letter signed, two pages (both sides), personal stationery, 5,5 x 8,25 inch, Paris, 9.10.1896, in Spanish, to Tomas Strada Palma (future first President of Cuba) - Betances refers to a diplomatic agreement which was negotiated by Spanish envoys regarding the independence of Cuba, written and signed in dark ink "Betances" - a second signature with his initials beneath a ...