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Petronila Alvarez

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Ethnic origin: White

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From Peru, she worked as a spy for the independence cause, passing on letters to the patriots. She was arrested and sent to work in a hospital de Caridad; she was not allowed visitors. She bore her punishment serenely. (García y García, 254)

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García y García, Elvira, (1924), La mujer peruana a través de los siglos


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