March 28, 1788.
Cádiz. March 18 88. Yesterday, a ship named the Aguila Imperial belonging to the Real Compañía de Filipinas arrived with a cargo of Asian fruits and products. It left Manila on January 12 of last year, and because of sickness had to put into Port Louis , in the Falkland Islands, where it over-wintered until October 17, then setting course for Spain without experiencing any further misfortunes during the last leg of its voyage.Original Spanish text courtesy of Robert King. Translated by Maria Guadalupe Soto de Podritske, Lorill Ireland and John Black.
Updated: June 13, 2018