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Correspondence to Captain General de la Isla de Cuba

Identifier: SC 01788

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Content Description

Four letters addressed to the Capitan General de la Isla de Cuba from the consulate in Jamaica. They were written by consular officers Antonio Brosa and Carlos Duquesnay. Brosa and Duquesnay report on "disorder" and "disruptions" they attribute to enslaved people and "los emancipados."


  • Creation: March 28th, 1839 - August 23rd, 1842

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0.1 Linear Feet (One legal sized folder.)


Spanish; Castilian

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Aquired with the help of the Clarice M. Garrison Rare Books Fund.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository