SOLON BORLAND SENATOR SOLDIER POW NICARAGUA DIPLOMAT DOCTOR ARKANSAS BOND 1861

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SOLON BORLAND ($50 ARKANSAS BOND 1861)- SENATOR (DURING an EARLY SENATE DEBATE over SOUTHERN RIGHTS he BEAT-UP MISSISSIPPISENATOR HENRY FOOTE) / SOLDIER (CAPTAIN in the FIGHT AGAINST NAT TURNER’S SLAVE REVOLT, MAJOR of the ARKANSAS VOLUNTEER CAVALRY DURING the MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR, COMMANDER of the STATE MILITIA in the CIVIL WAR) / POW (in the MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR, ESCAPED) / MANAGUA, NICARAGUA DIPLOMAT (in 1853 upon his ARRIVAL he DEMANDED an APOLOGY for an ALTERCATION and when NONE was FORTHCOMING, the US sent a GUNBOAT on his REQUEST & then BURNED the CITY to the GROUND) / DOCTOR & PHARMACIST (RETURNING to LITTLE ROCK in 1854).. also APPOINTED by PRESIDENT PIERCE to be GOVERNOR of NEW MEXICO TERRITORY, BUT DECLINED… QUITE the ADVENTURER!Measures approximately 8.75 x 5.75 inches