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Signed by Cuba/Florida governor & future viceroy, 1812  

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Manuscript document signed by Juan Ruiz de Apodaca, Captain General of Cuba and Florida, future Viceroy of New Spain


Havana, Cuba


21 October 1812


2+ pp. on 4-page lettersheet. Signed by Jauan Ruis de Apodaca & a half-dozen other signatories.  21.2x15 cm (8¼x6").

Document having to do with city elections, possibly. Apodaca was at this time serving as Captain General, or Governor, of Florida and Cuba. In 1816 je was appointed Viceroy of New Spain, serving until 1820, while Mexico was in the throes of revolution. 

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Light foxing, very good.

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