THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF TRINIDAD
Publication No. 420.
Extract from a Report by His Excellency
Senor Don Manuel de Guirior.
Source:- Relaciones de los Vireyes del Nueva Reyna
de Granada collected by Jose Antonio Garcia y Garcia.
Translated from the Spanish.
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The two Islands named Trinidad and Margarita are
included in the territory and jurisdiction of this Vice
Because of the great distance away and the'lack
of commerce, there is no information here as to their
exact condition, civil and military, although their weak
fortifications and absence of troops is well known and
is a consequence of the small population.
There is nothing of importance about these Islands