Military papers of Spanish Army in Cuba, 1869-1897

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Military papers of Spanish Army in Cuba, 1869-1897
Bonet, Salvador
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Subjects / Keywords:
Armed Forces -- Mobilization ( fast )
Military history ( fast )
Nineteenth century ( fast )
Spanish colonies ( fast )
Spain ( fast )
Cuba ( fast )
Historia militar ( bidex )
Fuerzas armadas ( bidex )
Siglo XIX ( qlsp )
España ( qlsp )
Colonias españolas ( local )
History ( fast )
Historia ( qlsp )


Scope and Content:
Correspondence, financial records, and official documents that reveal the presence, organization, and activities of the Spanish military in Cuba from 1869 to 1897. Most of the military units documented by the records are volunteer units, and several records refer to the Ejército de Cuba (Cuban military) and the Comisaría de Guerra. A number of the financial documents were created or signed by Salvador Bonet, the Habilitado (accounts officer or paymaster). Several documents are also signed by Gregorio López. Included are muster rolls, letters, a poem, invoices, service records, and inventories of arms, ammunition, rations, supplies, and personnel. Folders are arranged in alphabetical order. All of the documents are written in Spanish.
Scope and Content:
La colección consiste de correspondencias, informes financieros y documentos oficiales que revelan la presencia, organización y actividades del Ejército Español en Cuba desde 1869 a 1897.La mayoría de las unidades militares documentadas en los registros son en relación a unidades de voluntarios. Varios de los documentos son acerca del Ejército de Cuba y la Comisaría de Guerra. Los informes financieros fueron creados por el Habilitado (contable), Salvador Bonet y varios de los documentos tienen la firma de Gregorio López. La colección también incluye listas de los miembros del ejército, cartas, un poema, facturas, registros de servicio e inventarios de armas, amuniciones, raciones, suministros y personal. Todos los documentos están escritos en español.

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