[Alonso De León's Last Expedition into Texas in 1690]

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Map of Spanish explorer Alonso de León's last expedition into Texas, beginning from Coahuila, Mexico, and ending at an East Texas mission. The map includes major missions, rivers, and streams on the route. There is also an inset map in the lower-right corner titled "Descríptíon exerm del Lago de S. Bernardo y del de Todos Santos que nuevamente se halló en ano de 1960" (Description of Lake S. Bernardo and Lake Todos Santos which again were found in the year 1690). The inset map has lakes and canals identified as well as the route taken by de León marked by ... continued below

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1 map : hand col. ; 38 x 35 cm.

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  • Main Title: [Alonso De León's Last Expedition into Texas in 1690]
  • Added Title: Viage que el año de 1960 hízo el Governador Alonso de Leon desde Cuahuíla hasta la Carolina provincia habitada de Texas y otras nacíones al Nordeste de la Nueva España

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Map of Spanish explorer Alonso de León's last expedition into Texas, beginning from Coahuila, Mexico, and ending at an East Texas mission. The map includes major missions, rivers, and streams on the route. There is also an inset map in the lower-right corner titled "Descríptíon exerm del Lago de S. Bernardo y del de Todos Santos que nuevamente se halló en ano de 1960" (Description of Lake S. Bernardo and Lake Todos Santos which again were found in the year 1690). The inset map has lakes and canals identified as well as the route taken by de León marked by a red line.

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1 map : hand col. ; 38 x 35 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002083730
  • Accession or Local Control No: 5.A.23
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493023

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Abilene Library Consortium

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[Alonso De León's Last Expedition into Texas in 1690], map, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493023/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.