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It is representative of a form of government which seemingly no longer exists in this country today. October 9, 1776 - San Francisco is established by Spanish missionaries on the California coast. And again, although Spain was still officialy neutral in the conflict, Gálvez sent money and enough aid for the revolutionary army to gain control of the region north of the Ohio river (Portell Vilá, Historia, 78; Reparaz, 19-20) It must be added that a good part of Gálvez' help came from Cuba and it reached the colonists through Oliver Pollock, the representative of the Congress of Philadelphia.

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Publisher: Adamant Media Corporation (March 2, 2005)

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