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Title Diseño de las distancias y situacion de las ciudades, villas, pueblos y presidios, que recorren los correos de la administracion principal de Chihuahua y hasta donde forma facturas
Date 1780s; c.1908
Document Type Map
Description Tracing of 178-? manuscript made by Irving B. Richman in (?)1908. Postal map of northern Mexico extending into Arizona and New Mexico; shows distances in leagues between locations; terminal points include Saltillo, Durango, Real de Alainos, Tucson (Ariz.?), and city of Nuevo Mexico; relative locations in north and west greatly distorted.
Names Richman, Irving B.
Places Chihuahua, Saltillo, Durango, Nuevo México, Real de Alainos, Mexico; Tucson, Arizona, New Mexico, United States
Keywords Spain, New Spain, colonialism, government, settlement
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Southwest
Language Spanish
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 234 x 324 mm.

Pen-and-ink (blue and black); tracing paper mounted on cloth.

Additional Information Scale c.1:6,320,000 at centre: 'Escala de leguas de 25 al grado'.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 233
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