THE TRINIDAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Publication No. 206.
From the King of Spain to the Town of San Joseph de Oruna.
Source :-British Museum. Additional Mss. 36320.
Published by the courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum.
Translated from the Spanish.
I8th September, 1618.
The King-To the Council of Justice and the Administra-
tion of the Town of San Josef de Oiuna in the Island of
He acknowledged the receipt of the account of the attack
by Guaterral on the Town of San Thome and was glad that
no attack had been made on San Josef. He commended them
for remaining at their posts of duty on guard,
He informed them that he was proceeding to appoint a
fit and proper person as Governor and enquired whether
Don Diego Palameque de Acuna had left any debts in the
Island of Trinidad so that orders could be given for their