Spanish Aid to the norteamericano rebels 1777

On June 25, 1777, the ship Neptuno departed from Spain to the US, with supplies for the rebellious Continental Army.  The shipment included blankets, quinine, and cloth for uniforms, and was arranged by Diego Gardoqui, a Spanish Basque merchant and first Ambassador from Spain to the US.  The supplies were paid for by the Spanish government.   The Continental Army was on the move against British General Howe, who attacked and defeated the Continentals in New Jersey.  For more information on how the Spanish and Latinos helped to win the American Revolutionary War, please visit www.OurAmericanHistory.com

El 25 de junio de 1777, el Neptuno barco partió de España a los EE.UU., con suministros para los rebeldes del Ejército Continental. El envío incluye mantas, quinina, y telas para los uniformes, y fue organizada por Diego Gardoqui, un comerciante español Vasco y primer embajador de España en los EE.UU.. Los suministros fueron pagados por el gobierno español. El Ejército Continental estaba en el movimiento contra el general británico Howe, que atacó y derrotó a los continentales en Nueva Jersey.

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