Present State of the Military and Naval Forces Upon the Island of Cuba

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Date 1790
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary Detailed accounting of the military and naval forces of Cuba which included an assessment of the dissatisfaction of the people with their form of government. Author argued that if the inhabitants were allowed to purchase slaves in proportion to their ability to pay for them, the island's productivity would increase significantly.
Document Format Autograph Draft Document
Source Collection: Connecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers.

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