Letter from Ángel Muñoz to Manuel López, a cavalry captain.
The author informs Manuel López of the difficulties that their correspondence involves. He then informs him about the enlistment of some men in the royalist army, and about the troops present in his area.
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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