Spanish Military Documents Relating to 19th Century Cuba
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Overview and metadata sections
The collection consists of Spanish legal and military documents concerning the administration of Cuba in the 19th century. Among the subjects covered in the documents are trials of officers and soldiers for corruption, abuse of power, and drunkenness; disciplinary laws and regulations on desertion and the organization of military courts; and salaries, pensions, promotion, and recruitment. There are many printed circulars of orders from Madrid addressed to the general in charge of the island of Cuba.
The materials in the collection have been arranged by subject (military justice, military organization, and miscellaneous).
Purchased from Libreria Costa in 1986.
This collection was processed by Karla J. Vecchia in 2002. Finding aid written by Karla J. Vecchia in 2002.
No appraisal information is available.
- Military discipline -- Cuba -- 19th century
- Military law -- Cuba -- 19th century
- Trials (Military offenses) -- Cuba -- 19th century
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Author
- Karla J. Vecchia
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
Trials of officers and soldiers for corruption, abuse of power, desertion, drunkenness, etc.Physical Description
Disciplinary laws and regulations on desertion, organization of military courts, etc.Physical Description
Salaries, pensions, retirement, periods of service, recruitment, promotion, medals and prizes, losses, administrative districts, etc.Physical Description
Philippines army, censorship, political prisoners, appointments, accounts, war prisoners, etc.Physical Description