Letter from Pedro Nicanor González, a secretary, to Mateo Villaverde.
The author complains that he has not received an answer to his letters. He then orders Meteo Villaverde to collect certain letters and to immediately execute the instructions they contain.
The General Police Administration was closely monitoring the activities of foreign citizens residing in Portugal, also controlling their communications, in collaboration with the superintendent of the Posts. This letter is part of this intercepted correspondence from those Spanish military and intellectuals who, fleeing the absolutist Spain, had taken refuge in Portugal and were suspected of harboring liberal ideas and of plotting to overthrow Fernando VII and establish a constitutional regime.
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