Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Lopez del Castillo
(April 18, 1819-Feb. 27, 1874)

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Ana Maria de Quesada y Loynaz

Carlos Manuel de Céspedes

San Carlos Institute, Key West

Spanish loyalist cartoons of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes (1869-1870) 


Ana Quesada arrives in NYC from Havana on Jan. 17, 1871


Gear wheel of La Demajagua sugar mill.


Gen. Cespedes Proclaimed the Freedom of the Slaves, New York Tribune, March 15, 1869, 4
Letter From Cespedes to General Grant, New York Herald, March 16, 1869, 4
President Cespedes Seeks Recognition of the Revolutionary Gov't in New York, Milwaukee Daily Sentinel, March 19, 1869
The Cuban Insurrection, Message from Gen. Cespedes Asking Recognition By The President of the United States, Weekly Georgia Telegraph, March 26, 1869
Cespedes' Letter to the Cuban Agent in New York, Daily National Intelligencer, May 1, 1869
An 11-year-old Son of Cespedes Captured, New York Times, Feb. 7, 1870
Capture of a Son of Cespedes, New York Times, May 31, 1870
Execution of Oscar Cespedes, New York Times, June 3, 1870
Capture of a Son of Cespedes, New York Times, June 10, 1870
Capture of Cespedes' Wife, New York Times, Jan. 9, 1871
Wife of President Cespedes Will Be Permitted to Go to the United States, New York Times, Jan. 11, 1871
Kindness Shown to the Wife of Cespedes in Havana, New York Times, Jan. 12, 1871
An Interview with Mrs. Cespedes, New York Times, Jan. 15, 1871
Madame Cespedes, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, May 6, 1871, 133
Letter from Carlos Manuel de Cespedes to President Ulysses S. Grant (Jan. 12, 1872)
The Impeachment Proceedings Against President Cespedes, N. Y. Herald, April 16, 1874, 7