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    Dictamen sobre el projecto de las seis mil familias alemanas para la America, Catalog Record Only

    Report, by an unidentified person, of the conditions in the various Spanish-American dominions with reflections on the unsuitability of the project for sending six thousand German families to colonize America. Apparently a response to a proposal of Col. Juan Gaspar de Turriegel to colonize New Spain with 6,000 German and Flemish Catholic colonists.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
  • Catalog Record

    Seegenreiche Gottes-Gaben edler Mineralischen-Schäze und anderer Kostbahrkeiten an mancherley hierinnen mehrerntheils auf aigner Erfahr und Uebung beschribnen Orthen Teutschlandts / Catalog Record Only

    Manuscript (ostensibly a transcript, handwritten in red and black ink). Ostensibly copied from a ms. left in a certain unnamed monastery by a visitor named Hesch from the duchy of Jülich. The copyist (or, if he is not writing with candor, the actual author) is F.A. Hoffsess, Bavarian Hofcammer-Secretarius and Bergamts-Oberverweser of Bodenwöhr. The main section contains a listing by place of the mineral ...

    • Contributor: Bonafoscari, Benedict
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1756
  • Catalog Record

    Proceedings of the Consejo de Indias, Catalog Record Only

    Record of the discussion of a proposal of Col. Juan Gaspar de Turriegel to colonize New Spain with 6,000 German and Flemish Catholic colonists.

    • Contributor: Consejo De Indias (Spain)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1767
  • Catalog Record

    Philipp Waldeck diary, Catalog Record Only

    Typewritten transcription and translation of a diary kept by Waldeck while chaplain with the 3rd English-Waldeck Regiment (Waldeckische Regiment, 3te, of the principality of Waldeck) during the American Revolution. Documents military events in New York, New Jersey, and Florida and voyages from Germany to New York (October 1776) and from New Jersey to West Florida via Jamaica (October 1778). Includes Waldeck's observations on social ...

    • Contributor: Waldeck, Philipp - Burgoyne, Bruce E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1776