Spain's Declining Power In South America, 1730-1806

Paperback | May 12, 2012

byBernard Moses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ... in these dominions (at whatever cost) which otherwise could not have been accomplished, except by means of a difficult and bloody conquest." wHistoria de Nneva Granada, II, 191. «Informs de la real audiencia de Lima a su Majestad, Lima, December 22, 1780; Carta del Arzottipo al Oidor Osorio, Zipaquira, June 11, 1781. The insurgents fancied they had won an important victory. They were, moreover, lured into a fatal sense of security by oaths and the elaborate religious ceremonies by which the agreement was solemnized. The revolutionary forces returned to their several towns, taking with them copies of the document which they regarded as the charter of their liberty. Berbeo went to Bogota to receive his appointment as corregidor and chief justice of Socorro. This appointment was later interpreted to be the price of his advocacy of the agreement. VI The principal insurgent force had been outwitted and traitorously deceived, and had left the field. Galan, however, held his small body of soldiers intact. At Guaduas he learned that the supporters of the rebellion in Honda had been defeated. He, therefore, advanced to that town, where he discovered that the victorious forces, fearing an unfavorable result of the impending conflict, had fled to Nare. Galan's march towards Honda excited the inhabitants of towns north of Bogota to take up the cause of the revolution. La Mesa, Tocaima, Ibague, Cayaima, Purificacion, and Neiva raised the standard of revolt in June. In Neiva the leaders assembled in the plaza on the 19th of that month, repudiated the authority of the governor, broke down the doors at the office of the monopolies, and in general, carried out the programme that had been followed elsewhere, including the destruction of the arms of Spain. Hearing ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ... in these dominions (at whatever cost) which otherwise could not have been accomplished, except by means of a difficult and bloo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217998682

ISBN - 13:9780217998680

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