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Alessandro Malaspina collection relating to the Malaspina expedition, 1789-1792.

Author: Alessandro Malaspina; José Moñino y Redondo Floridablanca, conde de
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : Spanish
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Manuscript documents by Malaspina and others containing information on logistics, organization, and scientific activities of the Malaspina Expedition to the Pacific Coast of America. References to astronomical observations, cartography, natural history, and scientific instruments as well as logistical information regarding equipment, finances, ship repairs, and discipline are present. Contains documents signed by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
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Named Person: Alessandro Malaspina; Antonio Pineda y Ramírez; Alessandro Malaspina; Antonio Pineda y Ramírez
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Malaspina; José Moñino y Redondo Floridablanca, conde de
OCLC Number: 122575488
Language Note: In Spanish.
Description: 37 items (in 1 box)
Other Titles: Documents relating to the Malaspina expedition by Malaspina and others

Abstract:

Manuscript documents by Malaspina and others containing information on logistics, organization, and scientific activities of the Malaspina Expedition to the Pacific Coast of America. References to astronomical observations, cartography, natural history, and scientific instruments as well as logistical information regarding equipment, finances, ship repairs, and discipline are present. Contains documents signed by numerous Spanish officials, including Revilla Gigedo (Viceroy of New Spain), Floridablanca (Chief Minister of State), Fernan Nunez (Spanish Ambassador in Paris), Jose de Mazarredo (Comandante General of Cadiz) and Ambrosio Higgins Villenar (Presidente of Chile).

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