• Call Number: C0074_c0325
    Container: Box 7 Folder 1

Item 256

1 item

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Iturbe e Iraeta family..

Dates: 1809 January 28.

Located In: Box 7 Folder 1;

Extent: 1 item

Languages: Spanish or Castilian.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Description

Apparently unsigned letter to Gabriel de Iturbe e Iraeta, written from Maracaybo (now Maracaibo, Venezuela). Description of the Peninsular Wars. The second sheet of the letter is an excerpt from the paper Aurora de la Habana from February 1, 1809, from an article about London, describing "two magnificent swords" sent to Spain as gifts to General "Blák" and General Mendizabal, enscribed with the phrase "Vencer o morir".

Preferred Citation

Item 256; 1809 January 28; Iturbe e Iraeta Papers, Box 7 Folder 1; Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.


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