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A history of Spanish colonisation of the United States from 1513-1561.

Table of Contents

Book I. Introduction -- The physical aspect of the country -- The natives and their customs -- The natives and their customs continued -- Spain at the close of the fifteenth century -- The colony of Hispaniola -- Book II. Discoverers and Adelantados -- The discovery of Florida -- More venturers along the coast. Ponce de Leon's second patent. Ayllon and Chicora. The second expedition of P'anfilo de Narvaez. Journey of Cabeca de Vaca across the continent -- Hernando de Soto and the Mississippi -- The discovery of Alta California -- Expeditions of Tristan de Luna and of Angel de Villafañe -- Book III. The missions -- The royal patronage. The first Mexican missions -- Fray Juan de Padilla, protomartyr, and his companions -- Fray Luis Cancer and his companions.


Donated from the Collection of Thomas and Georgine Mickler
Endpapers signed by various attendees and speakers from the 1966 Symposium; "Exploration and settlements in the Spanish borderlands: their religious motivations." Signatures included are from Joseph P. Hurley, John Francis Bannon, S.J., Robert Trisco, Matthew Connolly, Rev. Maynard Geiger, O.F.M., Father Michael V. Gannon, John K. Mahon, Lewis Hanke, and John A. Harrison.
Program from "Explorations and settlements in the Spanish borderlands: their religious motivations" included in book.
Folded map accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress.
This item is from the Thomas and Georgine Mickler collection.


Indians of North America; Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810; Spain -- Colonies -- North America


xiii, 515 p. front., 2 maps.(1 fold.) coat of arms. 24 cm.



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The Spanish settlements within the present limits of the United States, 1513-1561.



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