The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 35, July 1931 - April, 1932 Page: 108
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Louisiana transfer) may be noted as bearing possibly an official
aspect. One, made by Lopez, geographer to the King of Spain,
made the Rio Grande the boundary of Louisiana. This map,
along with the De Lisle map of 1782, which also indicated the
Rio Grande, was shown in 1805 to Cevallos, who was unable to
reply. Professor J. R. Ficklen says suggestively that Onis might
well have attributed the Lopez map to the "exquisite courtesy
which was characteristic of the two nations in their diplomatic
relations."3" The other map of 1762, made by Vaugondy, Geo-
graphe Ordinaire to the French monarch, and but recently discov-
ered, gives Texas to New Spain-this perhaps also in courtesy!
"Ficklen, "Was Texas Included in the Louisiana Purchase ?" in Pubs.
of the Southern Hist. Assn., V, 364-366, gives an excellent account of the
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