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Moncada, Fernando De Rivera y (fl. 1775-1776) Inquiry and report re: Indian rebellion at San Diego Presidio, 1775 [in Spanish]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06288 Author/Creator: Moncada, Fernando De Rivera y (fl. 1775-1776) Place Written: s.l. Type: Header Record Date: 1776/01-02 Pagination: 20 p. 30.8 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: A 20 page report on the Summer 1775 uprising that consists of a continuous series of documents signed by Moncada (pp. 3, 5, 10, 13, 15, 16, 18 and 20) and Ortega (pp. 10, 12 and 14).

Background Information:

People: Moncada, Fernando De Rivera

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: American WestReligionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsChristianityCatholicismAmerican Indian HistoryMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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