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Josefa Porras

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was among a group of women from Barinas province who in 1811 wrote to the governor offering to enlist in the republican army. Their offer was rejected, but their letter was printed in the Gaceta de Caracas. (Tosta, 72.)

Life Events

Other 1811She offered to enlist in the republican army.


Tosta, Virgilio, (1987), Historia de Barinas

Pérez Vila, Manuel, (1983), Gaceta de Caracas


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