This is a web presentation of the Rosco Hill's book on the "Cuban Papers'" , a great reference work to find the file (Legajo) on a specific subject on the Spanish period in Louisiana. Gives a summary of what's contained in each file . Many of the microfilmed Legajos are to be found in the Hill Memorial Library at LSU.
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Shortly after the conquest, the government of Castile and the Crown encouraged and subsidized the emigration of Canarians for colonization and settlement of America. The article discusses the Isleños Heritage & Cultural Society of St. Bernard as well as Gilbert C. Din's book "The Canary Islanders of Louisiana".
See http://www.mgar.net/var/stbernar.htm (Spanish)