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Sadelmayer, Jacobo Supplementum ad historiam Primeria Alta (in Latin).

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06291 Author/Creator: Sadelmayer, Jacobo Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 1751 Pagination: 16 p. 20.5 x 16.8 cm

Summary of Content: Description of expeditions of 1737 - 1748. Includes information about Indian settlements, customs and potential problems.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American WestReligionGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsChristianityCatholicismAmerican Indian HistoryFrontiers and Exploration

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