Salcedo, Juan Manuel de - Governor of Louisiana 1801-1803

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Salcedo was born in Bilbao, Spain in 1743 and became the 11th and final governor of Spanish Louisiana in 1801. He was governor at the time of the cession of the Louisiana territory to France in 1803. The letter offered is in Good condition with 2 strong signatures, measures 8" x 12" and was signed by Salcedo  in New Orleans on August 26, 1801, not long after he was appointed governor.