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New Content

When new content is added to the site, it is logged here 7/21/11: New Post on “El Perico and the First Exile” of Dr. Martinez. 7/23/11: Added a translation of the last section (“Pecks”) of the December 12, 1985 issue … Continue reading

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Corrigenda

This page is intended to log all corrections to this site. 7/18/11:  The second wife of Dr. Martinez was not related in any way to the first wife.  All references suggesting this were removed. 7/20/11:  Some wording on the Biography … Continue reading

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Library

This page houses special documents relating to the subject matter of this site. Most are in pdf format. 1951 Biography of Dr. Martinez published in “El Telegrafo”.   The “Esmeralda Affair” was the international incident that ultimately resulted in Eloy … Continue reading

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About the Author

I never met my grandfather Dr. Francisco X. Martinez Aguirre. I am the youngest son of his youngest daughter. She was a child just seven years old when he passed away in Ecuador in 1917 and just ten years old … Continue reading

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Bibliography

  Biography of Dr. Martinez published in El Telegrafo on the occasion of the 100-year anniversary of his birth (1951). The full text of the Ecuador Concordat of 1862 was published in the 1946 text “Readings in Latin American Civilization” … Continue reading

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Credits

We gratefully acknowledge source materials contributed for this site by: Descendants of Dr. Martinez: Steve and Marie Martinez : Very important source documents from sons of Dr. Martinez, Doctoral Thesis of Dr. Martinez, 1951 biography and geneological tables. Peter C. … Continue reading

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About this Site

This site is intended to shed light on the important Church-State issue that dominated the political and social life of nineteenth-century Ecuador and the role that Dr. Francisco Xavier Martinez Aguirre played in affecting the outcome of this issue -in … Continue reading

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