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Desfalco de las reales cajas de Puerto Rico


Book Summary

File on the overdraft and embezzlement of the royal coffers of Puerto Rico, with Fernando Casado being treasurer and accountant José Andino, commissions given to the senior accountant Nicolás Sánchez Sirgado and Mr. Ignacio Mascaró for the investigation of the case and collection of the paper money that circulated from the year 1781 to 1788.

This source material was used for the preparation of the article by Ángel O. Navarro Zayas, “Discovery of Fractional Paper Money Use in Puerto Rico at the End of the Eighteenth Century" (

Extracted from the Archivo General de Indias, courtesy of Ángel O. Navarro Zayas. The archives reference code is ES.41091.AGI/37//ULTRAMAR,478.

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