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CUBA.

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16. Don Pedro Valdes, who was the first who
was invested with the captainship-general of the
island, which he executed until 1601.

17. Don Gaspar Ruiz de Pereda, until 1608.

18. Sancho de Alquiza, until 1616.

19. Don Francisco Venegas, until 1620.

20. The Doctor Damian Velazquez, until 1625.

21. Don Juan Bitriande Biamonte, until 1630,
when he was removed to the presidency of Panama.

22. Don Francisco de Kiano y Gamboa, until
1634.

23. Don Alvaro de Luna y Sarmiento, until
1639.

24. The Colonel Don Diego Villalva, until
1647.

25. The Colonel Don Francisco Gelder, until
1650.

26. The Colonel Don Juan Montana, until
1656.

27. The Colonel Don Juan de Salamanca, until
1658.

28. The Colonel Don Rodrigo de Flores, until
1663.

29. The Colonel Don Francisco Orejo Gaston,
until 1664.

30. The Colonel Don Francisco Ledesma, until
1670.

31. The Colonel Don Joseph de Cordoba, until
1680.

32. Don Diego Antonio de Viana, until 1687.

S3. The Colonel Don Severino Manzaneda,

until 1689.

34. Don Diego de Cordoba, until 1695.

35. The Colonel Don Pedro Benitez> until 1704.

36. The Brigadier Don Pedro Alvarez, until
1706.

37. Don Laureano de Torres, until 1708.

38. Don Luis Chacon, until 1712.

39. I’he Brigadier Don Vicente Raja, until
1716.

40. The Brigadier Don Gregorio Guazo, until
1718.

41. The Brigadier Don Dionisio Martinez de la
Vega, formerly colonel of the regiment of Galicia,
until 1724.

42. Don Diego Penalosa, until 1725.

43. The Brigadier Don Juan Francisco Guemes
y Horcasitas, formerly colonel of the regiment of
Granada, in 1734, until 1746, when he was pro-
moted to the vice-royalty of Mexico.

44. The Brigadier Don Francisco Antonio
Tineo, captain of the regiment of Spanish guards,
an ofBcer of singular accomplishments ; he entered
in the aforesaid year, and died a few days after his
arrival.

45. The Brigadier Don J uan Francisco Cagigal,
of t-he order of Santiago ; he was governor of the
garrison of Cuba at the time that he was nominated,
through the death of the predecessor, in 1747 ; he
was intermediate viceroy of Mexico, in 1756.

46. The Brigadier Don Juan de Prado, in-
spector of the infantry, nominated in 1760 ; in his
time the English besieged and took the Havana ;
he was deposed from his situation, and made a
member of the council of war, in 1763.

47. Don Ambrosio Funes de Villalpando, Count
of Rida, a grandee of Spain, of the order of San-
tiago, lieutenant-general of the royal armies ; no-
minated to take possession of the place which had
been surrendered by the English in the treaty of
peace, and to fortify the post of the Cabana, which
he effected, and returned to Spain in 1765.

48. The Brigadier Don Diego Manrique ; he
died the same year, a short time after his arrival.

49. Don Pasqual de Cisneros, lieutenant-gene-
ral of the royal armies, twice intermediate go-
vernor.

50. Don Antonio Maria Bucareli Bailio, of the
order of San Juan, lieutenant-general of the royal
armies, in 1766 ; promoted to the vice-royalty of
Mexico in 1771.

51. The Marquis de la Torre, knight of the
order of Santiago, lieutenant-general ; he came
over here in the same year, being at the time go-
vernor of Caracas, and ruled until 1777, when he
returned to Spain.

52. The Lieutenant-general Don Diego Joseph
Navarro, who had been captain of grenadiers of
the regiment of Spanish guards, and found* him-
self exercising the government of the garrison of
Tarragena in Cataluua, when he was nominated
to this, and in the same year that he left the former
place ; this he kept until 1783, when he returned
to Spain.

53. Don Joseph de Espeleta, brigadier and in-
spector of the troops of America ; nominated as
intermediate successor in the aforesaid year.

Cuba, with the dedicatory title <rf Santiago,
a capital city of the' former island (Cuba), founded by
Diego Velazquez in 1511, with a good port de-
fended by a castle, called the Morro, as is that of
the Havana. It is the head of a bishopric suffra-
gan to the archbishopric of St. Domingo, erected^
in 1518. It has a convent of the religious order
of St. Domingo, and another of St. Francis ;
it was at first populous and rich, and even at one
time contained 2000 house-keepers, but since that
a commerce was established in the Havana,
through the excellence of its port, and that the
captain-general and the bishop have fixed their.

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16 Don Pedro Valdés, que fue el primero en quien se estableció la Capitanía General de la Isla, que exercio hasta el año de 160 1.
17 Don Gaspar Ruiz de Pereda; hasta 1608.
18 Sancho de Alquiza, hasta ióió.
19 Don Francisco A r enegas, hasta 1620.
20 El Doctor Damián Velazquez, hasta 1625.
21 Don Juan Bitrian de Biamonte, hasta el año de 1630, que pasó a Presidente de Panamá.
22 Don Francisco de Riaño y Gamboa, hasta 1634.
23 Don Alvaro de Luna y Sarmiento, hasta 1639.
24 El Maestre de Campo Don Diego Villalva ta 1647.
25 El Maestre de Campo Don Francisco Geldei ta 1650.
26 El Maestre de Campo Don Juan Montaña ta 1O56.
27 El Maestre de Campo Don Juan de Salamanca, hasta 1658.
28 El Maestre de Campo Don Rodrigo de Flores, hasta 1663.
29 El Maestre de Campo Don Francisco Orejo Gastón, hasta 1O64.
30 El Maestre de Campo Don Francisco Ledesma, hasta 1670.
31 El Maestre de Campo Don Joseph de Córdoba, hasta 1680.
32 Don Diego Antonio de Viana, hasta 1687.
32 El Maestre de Campo Don Severino Manzaneda, hasta 1689.
34 Don Diego de Córdoba, hasta 1695.
35 El Maestre de Campo Don Pedro Benitez, ta 1704.
36 El Mariscal de Campo Don Pedro Alvarez, ta 1706.
37 Don Laureano de Torres, hasta 1708.
38 Don Luis Chacón, hasta 17 12.
39 El Mariscal de Campo Don Vicente Raja, ta 1716.
40 El Brigadier Don Gregorio Guazo, hasta 171 8.
41 El Brigadier Don Dionisio Martínez de la Vega, Coronel que habia sido del Regimiento de Infantería de Galicia, hasta 1724.
42 Don Diego Peñalosa, hasta 1725.
43 El Mariscal de Campo Don Juan Francisco Guemes y Horcasitas, Coronel que habia sido del Regimiento de Infantería de Granada el año de 1734° hasta 1746, que fue promovido al Vireynato de México.
44 El Mariscal de Campo Don Francisco Antonio Tinco, Capitán del Regimiento de Guardias Españolas, Oficial de singulares qualidades, entró el referido año y murió a pocos dias de su llegada.
45 El Mariscal de Campo Don Juan Francisco Cagigal, del Orden de Santiago, se hallaba de Gobernador de la Plaza de Cuba, quando fue nombrado por muerte del anterior el año de 1 747, pasó a Virey interino de México el de 17 y 6.
46 El Mariscal de Campo Don Juan de Prado, Inspector de Infantería, nombrado el año de 1 760, en cuyo tiempo sitiaron y tomaron los Ingleses la Plaza de la Habana, fue depuesto del empleo y puesto en Consejo de Guerra el año de 1763.
47 Don Ambrosio Funes de Villalpando, Conde de Riela y Grande de España, Comendador de Reyna en la Orden de Santiago, Teniente General de los Reales Exércitos, nombrado para entregarse de la Plaza que devolvían los Ingleses en la paz, y fortificar el puesto de la Cabana, como lo executó, volvió a España el año de 1765.
48 El Mariscal de Campo Don Diego Manrique, murió el mismo año a poco tiempo de su llegada.
49 Don Pasqual de Cisneros, Teniente General de los Reales Exércitos, Gobernador interino dos veces.
50 Don Antonio María Bucareli, Bailio, del Orden de San Juan, Teniente General de los Reales Exércitos el año de 1766, fue promovido a Virey de México el de 1 77 1.
51 El Marques de la Torre, Caballero del Orden de Santiago, Teniente General, pasó siendo Gobernador de. Caracas el año referido, y gobernó hasta el de 1777 que volvió a España.
52 El Teniente General Don Diego Joseph Navarro, que habia sido Capitán de Granaderos del Regimiento de Guardias Españolas, y se hallaba exerciendo el Gobierno de la Plaza de Tarragona en Cataluña, quando fue nombrado para éste el año que lo dexó el anterior, y lo sirvió hasta el de 1783 que volvió a España.
53 Don Joseph de Espeleta Brigadier é Inspector de las tropas de América: nombrado interinamente el referido año.

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CUBA.

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16. Don Pedro Valdes, who was the first who
was invested with the captainship-general of the
island, which he executed until 1601.

17. Don Gaspar Ruiz de Pereda, until 1608.

18. Sancho de Alquiza, until 1616.

19. Don Francisco Venegas, until 1620.

20. The Doctor Damian Velazquez, until 1625.

21. Don Juan Bitriande Biamonte, until 1630,
when he was removed to the presidency of Panama.

22. Don Francisco de Kiano y Gamboa, until
1634.

23. Don Alvaro de Luna y Sarmiento, until
1639.

24. The Colonel Don Diego Villalva, until
1647.

25. The Colonel Don Francisco Gelder, until
1650.

26. The Colonel Don Juan Montana, until
1656.

27. The Colonel Don Juan de Salamanca, until
1658.

28. The Colonel Don Rodrigo de Flores, until
1663.

29. The Colonel Don Francisco Orejo Gaston,
until 1664.

30. The Colonel Don Francisco Ledesma, until
1670.

31. The Colonel Don Joseph de Cordoba, until
1680.

32. Don Diego Antonio de Viana, until 1687.

S3. The Colonel Don Severino Manzaneda,

until 1689.

34. Don Diego de Cordoba, until 1695.

35. The Colonel Don Pedro Benitez> until 1704.

36. The Brigadier Don Pedro Alvarez, until
1706.

37. Don Laureano de Torres, until 1708.

38. Don Luis Chacon, until 1712.

39. I’he Brigadier Don Vicente Raja, until
1716.

40. The Brigadier Don Gregorio Guazo, until
1718.

41. The Brigadier Don Dionisio Martinez de la
Vega, formerly colonel of the regiment of Galicia,
until 1724.

42. Don Diego Penalosa, until 1725.

43. The Brigadier Don Juan Francisco Guemes
y Horcasitas, formerly colonel of the regiment of
Granada, in 1734, until 1746, when he was pro-
moted to the vice-royalty of Mexico.

44. The Brigadier Don Francisco Antonio
Tineo, captain of the regiment of Spanish guards,
an ofBcer of singular accomplishments ; he entered
in the aforesaid year, and died a few days after his
arrival.

45. The Brigadier Don J uan Francisco Cagigal,
of t-he order of Santiago ; he was governor of the
garrison of Cuba at the time that he was nominated,
through the death of the predecessor, in 1747 ; he
was intermediate viceroy of Mexico, in 1756.

46. The Brigadier Don Juan de Prado, in-
spector of the infantry, nominated in 1760 ; in his
time the English besieged and took the Havana ;
he was deposed from his situation, and made a
member of the council of war, in 1763.

47. Don Ambrosio Funes de Villalpando, Count
of Rida, a grandee of Spain, of the order of San-
tiago, lieutenant-general of the royal armies ; no-
minated to take possession of the place which had
been surrendered by the English in the treaty of
peace, and to fortify the post of the Cabana, which
he effected, and returned to Spain in 1765.

48. The Brigadier Don Diego Manrique ; he
died the same year, a short time after his arrival.

49. Don Pasqual de Cisneros, lieutenant-gene-
ral of the royal armies, twice intermediate go-
vernor.

50. Don Antonio Maria Bucareli Bailio, of the
order of San Juan, lieutenant-general of the royal
armies, in 1766 ; promoted to the vice-royalty of
Mexico in 1771.

51. The Marquis de la Torre, knight of the
order of Santiago, lieutenant-general ; he came
over here in the same year, being at the time go-
vernor of Caracas, and ruled until 1777, when he
returned to Spain.

52. The Lieutenant-general Don Diego Joseph
Navarro, who had been captain of grenadiers of
the regiment of Spanish guards, and found* him-
self exercising the government of the garrison of
Tarragena in Cataluua, when he was nominated
to this, and in the same year that he left the former
place ; this he kept until 1783, when he returned
to Spain.

53. Don Joseph de Espeleta, brigadier and in-
spector of the troops of America ; nominated as
intermediate successor in the aforesaid year.

Cuba, with the dedicatory title <rf Santiago,
a capital city of the' former island (Cuba), founded by
Diego Velazquez in 1511, with a good port de-
fended by a castle, called the Morro, as is that of
the Havana. It is the head of a bishopric suffra-
gan to the archbishopric of St. Domingo, erected^
in 1518. It has a convent of the religious order
of St. Domingo, and another of St. Francis ;
it was at first populous and rich, and even at one
time contained 2000 house-keepers, but since that
a commerce was established in the Havana,
through the excellence of its port, and that the
captain-general and the bishop have fixed their.

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