THE TRINIDAD HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Publication No. 19.
Decree of the Council of the Indies, ordering Antonio de Berrio to
leave Trinidad to Francisco de Vides.
Source :--Additional Mss. 36316 f. 70-72. British Museum.
Published by courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum.
Translated from the Spanish.
18th January, 1594-
After considering in Council the reports of Francisco
de Vides and of Antonio de Berrio as to which Government
Trinidad belongs, the Council decrees.
That a Cedula should be issued ordering Antonio de
Berrio to leave the Island of Trinidad to Francisco de Vides
to whom it belongs in conformity with the agreement made
with him and with the terms and conditions therein granted
And further that each should assist the other in what
is here ordered so that it may be completed properly and
without exceeding the instructions.
18th January, 1594.