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María Juana Matta

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

The daughter of Manuel Martínez de Matta of León, Spain, and Josefa Irarrázaval, she married a Spaniard, Manuel Pérez Camino. On 29 December 1821 she wrote to José Alejo Eyzaguirre, a high priest expelled to Mendoza by Bernardo O'Higgins in commiseration, and to express her unease about his exile. She probably wrote the letter in Santiago de Chile. (Vergara Quiroz, 120-121)

Life Events

Other 1821She wrote to an exiled priest on 29 December 1821.


Vergara Quiroz, Sergio, (1987), Cartas de mujeres en Chile, 1630-1885


Letter: Carta


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