Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969 (Adam Matthew Digital)

Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969 (Adam Matthew Digital)
Offers digital access to the Confidential Print series issued by the British Government for distribution to members of the Foreign Office, Cabinet, and British diplomatic missions abroad. The series encompasses essential documents issued or received by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices. Files include dispatches, reports, correspondence, political summaries, economic analyses, maps, and profiles of leading personalities. The collection comprises documents on the countries of Central and South America and the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean (see Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961 for coverage of the English-speaking Caribbean). Topics covered include slavery and slave trade in Cuba and Brazil, British emigrants, British business and financial interests, political developments, and the building of the Panama Canal, all from the perspective of British government officials. Sourced from the originals in the collections of The National Archives in Kew.


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