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Selected items on maritime discovery and exploration on the Northwest coast of America : transcripts, 1769-1803.
BANC MSS Z-E 2 pt.II box 1; BANC MSS Z-E 2 pt.II box 2; BANC MSS Z-E 2 pt.II box 3
Collection Overview

Title:

Selected items on maritime discovery and exploration on the Northwest coast of America : transcripts, 1769-1803

Creator/Contributor:

Museo Naval (Spain), creator

Abstract:

These papers, originally in the Depósito Hidrográfico at Madrid, and now in the Museo Naval, were copied for Henry Morse Stephens, ca. 1909-1910. Includes Alejandro Malaspina, "Descripción física de las Costas de la California, comprendidas al Sur del Cabo Blanco, con algunas nociones sobre las Provincias internas, y sus habitadores," an exact copy of the first document of the four that comprise a manuscript book titled "Descripción de las Californias, " which exists in the Depósito Hidrográfico in Madrid, Letter 5a (v. 621 of Museo Naval)

Date:

1769 (issued)

Subject:

Archives -- Spain
Voyages to the Pacific coast
California -- History -- Sources
Mexico -- History -- Sources
Northwest Coast of North America -- Discovery and exploration

Note:

Malaspino document (part II, box 3:20) : also available on microfilm.
Estevan Martínez, Diario de la Navigación, 1789 (part II, box 3:19) : also available on microfilm.
Guide to record prints and transcripts.

Physical Description:

3 boxes.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 818:2) and positive.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 97:8) and positive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS Z-E 2 pt.II box 1
BANC MSS Z-E 2 pt.II box 2
BANC MSS Z-E 2 pt.II box 3

Origin:

Various places