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Juan de Miralles

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Juan de Miralles (Petrel, Spain, 1713 - Morristown, New Jersey, April 30, 1780) was a Spanish arms dealer and Messenger at the Continental Congress.

His parents came from France. Miralles came very young to Cuba. The king Charles III of Spain sent Juan de Miralles to watch the new American administration of George Washington in the then capital of Philadelphia. Miralles met Washington at a Christmas party and brought him a letter from Diego Jose Navarro Garcia de Valladares.

The help for the young state was the necessary discretion against the British Empire, equipping the party to the conflict and a declaration of war of imperial Spain to the British Empire in 1779 during the American War of Independence.


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