THE TRINIDAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Publication No. 207.
From the King of Spain to the Governor ofCumana.
Source :-British Museum. Additional Mss. 36320.
Published by the courtesy of the Trustees oJ the British Museum.
Translated from the Spanish.
i8th September, 1618.
THE KING-To the Governor of the Province of Cumana.
He acknowledged the receipt of his letter of the 2nd March.
The Governor is ordered to send all the men that can be
spared to the Town of San Thome in the Province of Guayana.
The Governor is also ordered to forward the following to
San Thome which will be sent by the Governor of Porto Rico ;
20 quintals of powder, 4 of gun matches, 25 arquebuses and