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Map of Texas and part of New Mexico / compiled in the Bureau of Topographl. Engrs. Chiefly for military purposes.

Description: Relief shown by hachures. "Information on this map furnished by Wm. E. Young, C.E., and compiled under the direction of Maj. D.C. Houston, Chief Engr. Dept. of the Gulf." Prime meridian: Greenwich. Includes list of authorities, coordinates of selected locations, and descriptive notes on various rivers.
Date: 1857
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.

[Letter from Atilano Sanchez to Mariano, March 13, 1857]

Description: Transmittal of copies of documents in the reform of the Fundación de la Obra Pía; efforts to save the organization from destruction; opposition of “los principales en lo científico” Juan José Espinosa de los Monteros, Juan Francisco Azcárate, and Andrés Quintana Roó, directed by Francisco Sánchez de Tagle; mercantile opposition by Lorenzo Carrera; benefits obtained by Lorenzo Zavala for editing the “Decreto sentencia expoliatoria”; financial support given group by Francisco González Agüero; opposition of deputies and senators; provisions of benefactress' will changed; appointment of Patronos; fear of ministry of Lerdo; election of president; fear of spending of all money derived from “tratado pendiente” with the United States; effort to withdraw Jesuits from supervision of the Obra pía; denuncia made by Promotor Robledo; appeal to Pedro Escudero; “El Impreso del S. Vélez”; exclusion of Jesuits from Hacienda pública confirmed by Santa Anna in 1843; limits on amortization.
Date: March 13, 1857
Creator: Sanchez, Atilano