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Title [San Blas, Mexico in 1769]
Document Type Map
Description Tracing of 1769 manuscript made by Irving B. Richman, (?)1908. Shows San Blas (in state of Nayarit, Mexico). Lower left cartouche includes key to church, custom house, (?)armories, curate's house and stores. All buildings shown in profile.
Names Richman, Irving B.
Places San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico
Keywords Spain, New Spain, fort, army, church, religion, Christianity, government, colonialism
Theme Indigenous Peoples of Mexico
Culture Area Southwest, Mesoamerica
Language Spanish
Physical Description 1 manuscript map: hand-coloured, cloth; 441 x 404 mm on sheet 601 x 421 mm.
Additional Information

Scale c.1:770: 'Escala de baras'.

'Las demas casas son para los pobladores dandole ã cada uno 45 bar[a]s de frente y lo correspondiente de fondo: este serro donde parese se puede ã ser la poblacion tiene 800 bar[a]s de largo y 350 de ancho': lower right cartouche.

Original manuscript in the Archivo General de la Nación in Mexico City. Place and date of situation from their Catalogo de ilustraciones v. 7 (1979), p. 49 no. 3245.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 309
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue