Documents relating to the Malaspina expedition by Malaspina and others, 1789-1792.

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Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809. Documents relating to the Malaspina expedition by Malaspina and others, 1789-1792.

Documents relating to the Malaspina expedition by Malaspina and others, 1789-1792.

Manuscript documents 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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Malaspina, Alessandro, 1754-1809

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Malaspina was an Italian ship captain who explored for Spain. Valdés was the Spanish Minister for the Indies. From the description of Letters to Antonio Valdés, 1790-1791. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78261192 Malaspina was an Italian ship captain who explored for Spain. Valdés was the Spanish Minister for the Indies. From the guide to the Letters to Antonio Valdés, 1790-1791., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

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Floridablanca, José Moñino y Redondo, conde de, 1728-1808

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Pineda y Ramírez, Antonio 1751-1792

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