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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
Catalogue Link https://i-share.carli.illinois.edu/nby/nby/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&v1=1&BBRecID=115482