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Title Provincia del Nuevo Mexyco
Document Type Map
Description Shows villages, missions, and presidios in the upper Rio Grande valley between Santa Fe and El Paso in the New Spain province of Nuevo México. Drawn within a graticule numbered 265-278º east (of Hierro?) and 40-32º north of the equator.
Places Rio Grande, Santa Fe, El Paso, New Mexico, United States
Keywords Spain, New Spain, colonialism, settlement, white settlement, river
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Southwest
Language Spanish
Physical Description

1 manuscript map: hand-coloured; 195 x 277 mm.

Pen-and-ink and watercolour (green, red).

Additional Information

Scale and graticule match description of the manuscript Mapa de la intendencia de México, dated c.1770 in Pedro Torres Lanzas, Relacion de los mapas, planos, &, de Mexico y Floridas existentes en el Archivo General de Indias (Seville: El Mercantil, 1900), pp. 189-190, no. 268.

Scale c.1:3,700,000: 'E[sca]la de 17 L[eguas] y ¹ / v(2) Cast[ellana]s' [= 20 mm].

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT drawer Ayer MS map 225
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue