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Moncada, Fernando De Rivera y (fl. 1775-1776) to Antonio Bucareli (in Spanish)

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06287.03 Author/Creator: Moncada, Fernando De Rivera y (fl. 1775-1776) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 27 August 1776 Pagination: 2 p. 30.5 x 21.4 cm

Summary of Content: Diego Ermengildo Sal's appointment as head of San Francisco presido.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: American WestReligionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsChristianityCatholicismGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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