MS 4170 Translations of letters regarding Spanish Florida

Collection ID:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
de Rivera, Joseph Primo
Montiano, Manuel de, 1685-1761
Benavides y Bazán, Antonio de
Ayala y Escobar, Juan Francisco Buenaventura, 1635-1727
Perez, Antonio
1718, 1726, 1748

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
From Joseph Primo de Rivera, San Marcos, April 28, 1718, 6 pages; also letter from de Rivera, August 3, 1718, 3 pages; plan of the Fort of San Marcos in the Province of Apalache (as planned and built by Captain Joseph Primo de Rivera in 1718), 1 page; letter from Don Manuel de Montiano, St Augustine, Florida, March 15, 1748, 8 pages; ATTESTATION concerning the Proceedings conducted at St. Augustine, Florida, January 4, 1726- a declaration by Don Antonio de Benavides Bazan y Molina; 6 pages, signed by Juan Solana, Public and Government scrivener; sketch of the Fort at San Marcos as planned in 1681; Proceedings concerning coming of the son of the the Emperor of Caveta, and translation of a letter taken from the English, St Augustine, Florida, July 16, 1717, including statement by Don Juan de Ayala Escobar, 3 pages; signed by Christopher Restine; Statement of Antonio de Membrillo, June 22, 1717, 1 page; Declaration of an Indian ...concerning the retirement to Carolina of the English who were in Caveta, by Antonio Perez, 2 pages.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4170

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4170, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Previously titled "Translations of letters re. Florida (?)."

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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Suitland 20746