Libranzas in Colonial Latin America

Libranzas in Colonial Latin America

 

This article concerns use of the Latin American postal system during the Spanish colonial era to support economic development. Our interest is primarily in the “libranza”, a simple financial instrument used to transfer money, as well as various alternative means to achieve the same purpose. A “giro” or postal money order is the currently used form of the earlier Latin American libranza[...]

 

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Leo J. Harris

Leo J. Harris

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