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[Map of Europe as queen]

Description: Map shows a stylized Europe in the form of a woman. [Spain] is her head and [Gaul], [Germany], [Denmark], [Poland], [Hungary], [Greece], [Bulgaria], [Macedonia], and Scythia are the remainder of her body. Europe is shown surrounded by Africa, [England], [Scotland], [Scandinavia], and Asia. Includes text in lower margin. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1550..1570]
Creator: Münster, Sebastian, 1489-1552
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle carte de la mer Mediterranee [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows coastline of Africa, Europe, and the Middle East from the Strait of Gibraltar to the coast of Syria. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Index to ports and islands. Sheets have 35 cm. overlap. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1700
Creator: Berthelot, François, hydrographer
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Africae tabula geographica.

Description: Map shows northern coast of Africa, Iberian and Italian peninsulas, and larger islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Includes notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1742
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carta Esférica de las Yslas Baleares y Pithyusas : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Emo. Sor. Bo. Fr. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Secretario de Estado, y del Despacho Universal de Marina.

Description: Map shows ports, cities, and physical features of Iviza, Majorca, Menorca, and adjacent smaller islands. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1786
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carta esférica desde Punta de Europa á Cabo de Gata en la Costa de Europa y desde Ceuta hasta Cabo Hone en la de Africa: Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor por mano del Ex-mo Sr. Baylío Fr. D. Antonio Valdés SSrio. de Estdo. y del Despacho Universal de Marina.

Description: Map shows Mediterranean coastline coast from the western narrowing of the Mediterannean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar along the Spanish coast of Andalusia near Cabo de Gata, and near Cabo Hone along the African coast of Morocco; cities, harbors, structural symbols, and anchorage. Includes "nota": Los Numeros de la Sonda son brazas de á 2. varas Castellanas. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1787..1807]
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plano de las rias de Ferrol, Coruña y Betanzos [Espana]

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century navigational data for the confluency of the Ferrol, Coruña and Betanzos Rivers in Spain. Shore structures are noted. Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1787
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carta Esférica desde Co.. Sn. Vicente hasta Co.. Ortegal : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Exmo. Sor. Bo.. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Xefe de Esquadra de la Rl. Armada, Consejero de Estado, Secretario de Estado y del Despacho Universal de Marina, y encargado interinamente de la Secretaria de Estado de Guerra, Hacienda, Comercio y Navegacíon de Yndias.

Description: Map shows coastline detail with towns, ports, islands, mountain peaks, and landmarks for Portugal and northwestern Spain. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Prime meridians: Tenerife, Paris, Cadiz, and Ferrol. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1788
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Message from Viceroy Iturrigaray with a Declaration of War]

Description: Announcement from Viceroy Iturrigaray informing Spanish officials in New Spain of the declaration of war of Napoleon in France, in the name of King Ferdinand VII by the Junta de Armas. The document is signed by local justicias acknowledging their having received the announcement from the viceroy.
Date: August 16, 1808
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Publication of Laws by the Cortes de Cádiz]

Description: Document with a publication of new laws put forth by the Cortes de Cádiz. At the end of the document there is a description of a man wanted in Camargo for crimes he committed, added on to the text. The document is badly stained, and the first four pages are blank.
Date: Summer 1812
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Document with Decrees Promulgated by the Cortes de Cádiz]

Description: List of decrees promulgated by the Cortes de Cádiz during the year 1812 up to October 27. The decrees are listed out in chronological order and cover many topics: use the royal standard; negroes may be admitted to schools and ecclesiastical studies; employees cease to be so when the job is declared finished; a town in given the title of "noble and loyal city"; and hanging is replaced by strangling for criminals sentenced to death.
Date: 1812-10~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Exhortation on Loyalty to Spain and the Crown]

Description: Exhortation from the Cortes de Cádiz to "Las habitantes de ultramar" on loyalty to Spain and the Crown. The document speaks out against the various insurrectionists and revolutionary movements occurring in the Americas. The final paragraph is signed by Juan de Juanicotena and dated May 6, 1813, acknowledging this document is a copy of the original.
Date: 1813-05~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Documents Pertaining to Various Aspects of Government]

Description: Multiple documents beginning with an announcement from the King of Spain, promulgated by Francisco López, annulling the Constitution of 1812. Also included are documents relating to local affairs, regal decrees, tax reforms and regulations, and an account of the rebellion.
Date: 1814-09~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Plan de combat naval d'Algesiras.

Description: Map shows progression of the naval battle in 1802 at Algeciras in the Bay of Gibraltar off the coast of Spain; positions of French, Englilsh, and Spanish forces; towns, roads, fortifications, structures and ships. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1825..1845]
Creator: Tardieu, Ambroise, 1788-1841
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
Date: May 10, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Henry Clay to Joel R. Poinsett, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S Mexico, September 24, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Clay to Joel R. Poinsett, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S Mexico concerning relations and trade agreements between Mexico, the United States of America, Great Britain, and Colombia.
Date: September 24, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History