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Rivera, Joseph Pedro de, Manuscript

 Collection — Container: M1989-15
Identifier: M1989-15

Scope and Contents

Manuscript report November 2, 1723, concerning conditions in Escambia Bay (St. Maria de Galve) and St. Joseph Bay, describing the state of affairs with the Indians, and suggesting the means of fortifying these positions for continued Spanish colonization; mentions of Punta de Siquenza. With typescript translations of this document and of Rivera's 1744 report.


Additional information on Rivera may be found in Dr. William S. Coker's translation of the 1744 report, published by the Pensacola Historical Society.


  • created: 1723
  • Other: Date acquired: 03/00/1990


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Permission to photocopy required from Special Collections Librarian. Quotations from or use of the manuscript in any way must cite ownership as John C. Pace Library, University of West Florida.

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27.00 items

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Source of Acquisition

Purchase, March 1990

Processing Information

Cataloged 04/04/1990

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Repository Details

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