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Mesilla's millions, and their mysteries
(Instituto de Investigaciones Jose Maria Luis Mora, 1855)
Authored by the effectively-anonymous ‘B.M.L.’, this work examines the complicated maneuvers and secretive negotiations between agents of the US and Mexican governments regarding the sale of Mexican territory. At its most ...
Introduction [Excerpt from: Dates of the astronomical and topographical work prepared in the form of a diary: implemented during the year of 1849 and the early part of 1850 by the Commission on Mexican Boundaries on the borderline which divides this republic from that of the United States ]
(Rice University, 1850)
Includes a letter of transmittal to General Pedro Garcá Conde, Mexican commissioner, signed: José Salazar Ilarregui and a personal introduction to this report. In this introduction, José Salazar Ylarregui describes the ...
Broadside-Decree, Guatemala, Guatemala, August 9, 1825
(Rice University, 1825)
Washington, Chapter XXVI, and Washington and Mount Vernon, Chapter XXVII [Excerpts from: The United States: travel descriptions]
(Instituto de Investigaciones Jose Maria Luis Mora, 1887)
Alberto G. Bianchi (1850?-1904?) is primarily known as a playwright and the dramatist’s sense of color and animated conversation is given full rein in his travel book. While dutifully noting historic facts and figures ...
Note from Field Marshal Gavino Gainza, Guatemala, 1822
(Rice University, 1822)