Letter from Pedro Nicanor González, a secretary, to Manuel López, a cavalry captain.
The author orders Manuel López to keep writing his letters in the established ways, and not to forget to recollect the letters.
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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