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MarĂ­a del Carmen Cortes y del Castillo de Castro Huerta

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: White

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From an aristocratic family in Piura, Peru, she became, in GarcĂ­a y GarcĂ­a's words, a fire that animated the hearts of all patriots. She did all she could to win new converts, writing numerous letters for the cause. (GarcĂ­a y GarcĂ­a, 276)

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


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