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Salamanca's correspondence re: defense of Havana and request for military assistance.

Serial Number: 
041-05533
Title: 
Salamanca's correspondence re: defense of Havana and request for military assistance.
Author(s): 
Ortega, Geronimo de
Author(s): 
Banos, Marques Conde de
Author(s): 
Salamanca, Juan de
Date: 
08-04-1661
Date: 
02-18-1663
Documentation: 
Havana, Madrid, and Mexico. August 4, 1661 - February 18, 1663. 25p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary: 
Request for troops, funds and arms to be prepared for accidents or invasion by pirates. Fear that marriage of king of Spain with daughter of revelde of Portugal could endanger Havana, such as an invasion by English. Many soldiers have fled especially after receiving their latest pay and were unable to pay their debts. Request for funds to repair the fortifications of the 5 castles and repair 1500 fire arms. Provides figures of 1000 infantry plus mulatos and free blacks and slaves who are in military service. (L. L. Woodward, August 1989)
Persons: 
Ceiuna y de Cadrada, Marques de
Persons: 
Ortega, Geronimo de
Persons: 
Salamanca, Juan de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Vizentelo, Juan
Persons: 
Banos, Marques Conde de
Persons: 
Gonzalez, Joseph
Persons: 
Percas, Juan de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Alvarez de Castro, Antonio
Persons: 
Sanches de Ocampo, Andres
Persons: 
Montemayor de Cuenca, Juan Francisco de
Persons: 
Fosomayor y Panoxa, Juan Manuel
Persons: 
Lara, Antonio de
Persons: 
Faez de Valdes, Alvaro (Alcalde)
Persons: 
Ribera, Martin de (Contador)
Persons: 
Casaus, Juan de (Contador)
Persons: 
Rosal, Andres de (Contador)
Persons: 
Pardo de Lagos, Geronimo (Contador)
Persons: 
Estrada, Bartolome (Contador)
Persons: 
Salinas, Juan (Factor)
Persons: 
Martinez, Valerio (Contador)
Places: 
Havana (Presidio) (Puerto)
Places: 
Madrid
Places: 
Inglaterra
Places: 
Portugal
Places: 
Puerto Rico
Places: 
Ulua, San Juan de
Places: 
Santo Domingo
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Barlovento
Ethnic Groups: 
Ingleses
Military Groups: 
Military Groups
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 001-016 exp. 1
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 001-016 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
24900001
Rights: 
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