Partly Printed Document, signed (“Porfirio Diaz” wth a flourish), Patent for “La Paloma” gold and silver mine in Oaxaca, granted to Frank Waterhouse.
 pp. on a bifolium. Signed in ink by the Mexican president and dated 20 December 1906, countersigned and recorded in Mexico, additionally countersigned in Oxaca on 2 January 1907, by R.A. Romero, Administrator. Folio. Old folds. One arc of flourish slightly smudged. Some spotting, otherwise fine Item #256816
From the office of Porfirio Diaz, leader of the successful rebellion against French Intervention and the President of Mexico from 1876 to 1911. A controversial political figure, some historians consider Diaz to have been a dictator.
Document granting a four-hectare mining concession in Oaxaca state to Frank Waterhouse.
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