This is an authentic Carlos Manuel de Cespedes signed letter , this letter was send by Cespedes to the President of Bolivia , letter is dated Sibanicu , June 14 of 1869. The nicest example of Cespedes signature I ever seen. Carlos manuel de Cespedes is considered the Founding Father of Cuba. El Padre de la Patria.Included as bonus is an original vintage Carlos manuel de Cespedes Patriotic postcard from the rare series " Cubanos Ilustres " . Postcard measures 3.5 x 5.5 inches and is from the 1902 - 1907 period.