MHS Calendar of Events

4 December 2012 Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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Early American History Seminar

“To know if it is true”: Spies, Sentinels, and Prisoners of War in the South Carolina-Florida Borderland

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Alejandra Dubcovsky, Yale University Comment: Daniel Tortora, Colby College

The seminar paper describes how the Spanish created a new network of information that consisted of mobile and trusted informers. It is part of a project that examines the acquisition and transmission of information in the pre-postal, pre-printing press colonial South.