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Kino, Eusebio F. (fl. ca. 1700) Relacion diaria de la entrata al Noroeste...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06285 Author/Creator: Kino, Eusebio F. (fl. ca. 1700) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 1700 ca. Pagination: 42p. 22 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: [Title contintued] "de mas de 300 leguas desde 11 Septiembre hasta 18 de Octubre." Recounts exploration of Primeria Alta (California), discovery of Colorado River, and state of missions in the area.

Background Information:

People: Kino, Eusebio F

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Expositions and FairsGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsAmerican WestReligionGeography and Natural History

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