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Mexico - Sonora., 01/01/1762-12/31/1799

 File — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: 80026
Contains correspondence, manuscripts, transcripts, and other documents pertaining to U.S. Catholic Church History. Boxes 12 and 13, which deal with notable individuals in U.S. Catholic History, are arranged alphabetically by last name of individual. Boxes 14 through 20 contain documents which focus on the history of Catholicism in particular geographic places in America, and they are arranged alphabetically by geographic area.

Dates

  • 01/01/1762-12/31/1799

Container Summary

1 AM: "Rudo Ensayo, Tentativa de una Prevencional Description Geographica de La Provincia de Sonora, Sus terminos, y confines. O mejor Collection de Materiales para hacerla quien lo supiere mejor, Compilada, assi de noticias adquidas por el Collector en sus viajes por casi tada Ella, como subministradas por los PPs Missioneros. y practicos de la tierra. Dirigida al Remedio de ella. Por un amigo del bien Commun," 166 leaves, quarto [Mexico? second half of the 18th century (after 1762)]. Anonymous authorship, sometimes attributed to the Jesuit missionary Juan Nentuig. Important source for Fr. Francisco Javier Alegre. Other surviving copies of the text are found in Mexico City and Madrid. This folder contains pages 1-72. Pages 73-165 of this manuscript are found in Shea Papers: Box 18 Folder 12.

Collection-level Access Restrictions

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Conditions Governing Access note Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Extent

From the Collection: 24.25 Linear Feet (39 boxes)

Shelf Location

09/10/04

Container Summary

1 AM: "Rudo Ensayo, Tentativa de una Prevencional Description Geographica de La Provincia de Sonora, Sus terminos, y confines. O mejor Collection de Materiales para hacerla quien lo supiere mejor, Compilada, assi de noticias adquidas por el Collector en sus viajes por casi tada Ella, como subministradas por los PPs Missioneros. y practicos de la tierra. Dirigida al Remedio de ella. Por un amigo del bien Commun," 166 leaves, quarto [Mexico? second half of the 18th century (after 1762)]. Anonymous authorship, sometimes attributed to the Jesuit missionary Juan Nentuig. Important source for Fr. Francisco Javier Alegre. Other surviving copies of the text are found in Mexico City and Madrid. This folder contains pages 1-72. Pages 73-165 of this manuscript are found in Shea Papers: Box 18 Folder 12.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

MEXICO - MANUSCRIPT (LATE 1700S): Other Types

SONORA (MEXICO) - MANUSCRIPT ABOUT (LATE 1700S): Other Types

NENTUIG, JUAN - REFERENCE (LATE 1700S): Other Types

ALEGRE, JAVIER - REFERENCE (LATE 1700S): Other Types

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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