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HAILE SELASSIE(1892 - 1975) Emperor of Ethiopia, also known as Ras Tafari, he was responsible for great reforms in education and the modernization of the nation. Idol of the Rastafarian religion. Scarce manuscript L.S.,1p. folio in Amharic, Adis-Ababa, [n.d., 1933], a letter of state to Honduran strongman Tiburico Carias Adino who had recently assumed the presidency, a post he would hold for the next 16 years. The letter, accompanied by a Spanish translation, congratulates the Honduran president on his election and wishes continued success for him and his country. Document adorned with the blind embossed seal of Ethiopia. Moderate foxing, margins bear some minor tears and
Estimate $ 800-1,200

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