The aim of this article is to describe and analyze the personal entrepreneur network of José Xifre y Casas, a distinguished «indiano» in Catalonia. The paper examines how his accumulated capital in the Americas, particularly in Cuba, was transferred to Europe, and it also examines who participated in that process. The first finding is the existence of some general agents such as Antonio Milà de la Roca, José Antonio Vidal y Pascual and Pedro Harmony, who functioned as «nodes» in Xifre's network. Secondly, his personal network was an integral part of a wider fabric of Catalan emigration in the 19th century, and many of those who supported his enterprise were from Vilanova, a main starting point for the transatlantic population flow. Lastly Xifré's network is examined in the overall context of colonial rule of Spain. His connections extended to people like Miguel Tacón, Joaquín Gómez and other influential policy-makers in colonial Cuba.
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