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The Daily Dispatch: October 13, 1862., [Electronic resource], Death of
Senora de Oviedo
Death of Senora de Oviedo. --The last Spanish mails announce the death in Havana, on the 11th instant, of the Senora Donna Josefa Santa Crux de Oviedo. the elder and only sister of Don Esteban Santa Cruz de Oviedo, well known in New York as the husband of Miss Bartlett, of that city. By the decease of the lady Senor de Oviedo has his already immense fortune doubted, he being the only heir to his sister. Senora Josefa de Oviedo also left by her will magnificent bequests, amounting to $650,000, for various charitable purposes — among them $160,000 for a hospital at San Felipe Santiago, $100,000 for a church at Matanzas, $30,000 and her jewels and furniture to the Ursuline Convent, $12,000 for an asylum for orphans, and $6,000 for the Ecclesiastical College of Guan Bacova.