Letters to Bartolomé Guzmán of Bolivia
Scope and Content
Two letters dated 1816 written by an anonymous author in Tucumán, Argentina, to Bartolomé Guzmán, a leader in the Bolivian War of Independence. The letters are reports of current news events, particularly regarding political developments, the South American Wars of Independence, Peru and the Río de la Plata. The first letter is addressed to Citizen Guzmán, and dated 3 March 1816. The second letter is addressed to Citizens Guzmán and Padilla, and dated 11 January 1816. Portions of both documents are written in an indigenous language, probably either Aymara or Quechua, which was being used perhaps as code to protect confidential information.
- Creation: 1816
The collection is open for research.
0.01 Linear feet (2 Letters)
Language of Materials
Two letters written by anonymous author to Bartolomé Guzmán in Bolivia, pertaining to political developments, the South American Wars of Independence, Peru and the Río de la Plata.
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Alternate Form of Finding Aid
This guide is available in Spanish at https://www.uflib.ufl.edu/findingaids/Spanish/mss0453.pdf.
- A Guide to the Letters to Bartolomé Guzmán of Bolivia
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- July 2007
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