REGLA , formerly an important suburb of
See also:Cuba, opposite that city, on the
See also:bay; now a
See also:part of Havana . Pop . (1899) 11,363 . It was formerly the scene of the Havana bull-fights . The
See also:church is one of the best in Cuba; the
See also:dates substantially from 1805, but the church settlement goes back to a hermitage established in 169o . Regla is the
See also:shipping-point of the Havana
See also:trade . It has enormous sugar and
See also:tobacco warehouses,
See also:fine wharves, a dry
See also:dock, foundries and an electric railway plant . It is the western
See also:terminus of the eastern
See also:line of the
See also:Railways of Havana, and is connected with the
See also:main city of Havana by
See also:ferry . A fishing
See also:village was established here about 1733 . At the end of the 18th century Regla was a
See also:principal centre of the
See also:smuggling trade, and about 1820 was notorious as a resort. of pirates . It first secured an
See also:ayuntamiento (city council) in 1872, and after 1899 was annexed to Havana .
REGIUM DONUM, or ROYAL GIFT
JEAN FRANCOIS REGNARD (1655-1709)
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