Map Geographic Map of the Captaincy of Mato Grosso. Carta geografica da capitania do Mato Grosso

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Title

  • Geographic Map of the Captaincy of Mato Grosso.

Other Title

  • Carta geografica da capitania do Mato Grosso

Summary

  • This hand-colored manuscript map shows the topography of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, along with parts of Grão Pará, the Negro River, Goiás, and São Paulo. It also shows the Assumpção province of Paraguay and the western provinces of the Moxós and Chiquitos Indians. The latter regions, important areas in the Guarani War of 1756, were at the center of the disputes over territory between the crowns of Spain and Portugal. Important notes on the right side of the map provide information about two treaties between the two kingdoms: the Treaty of Madrid (1750) and the First Treaty of Santo Ildefonso (1777), both of which defined the extent of Spain's and Portugal's respective holdings in South America.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1800.

Subject Headings

  • -  Brazil--Mato Grosso
  • -  1800
  • -  Manuscript maps
  • -  Territorial questions
  • -  Treaties

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource extent: 1 manuscript map : color ; 62 x 69 centimeters.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of Brazil.
  • -  Content in Portuguese.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021668345

Online Format

  • compressed data
  • image

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Geographic Map of the Captaincy of Mato Grosso. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1800] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668345/.

APA citation style:

(1800) Geographic Map of the Captaincy of Mato Grosso. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668345/.

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Geographic Map of the Captaincy of Mato Grosso. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1800] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668345/>.