Pedro de Rivera and the Military Regulations for Northern New Spain, 1724-1729

A Documentary History of His Frontier Inspection and the Reglamento de 1729

Thomas H. Naylor (Editor), Charles W. Polzer (Editor)
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George Willis Ritchey was the builder of the first large, successful American reflecting telescopes and worked closely with George Ellery Hale, the phenomenal fund raiser and organizer of observatories; Mount Wilson Observatory stands today as a monument to their collaboration. Osterbrock shows how the relationship of these men helped the United States take the lead in developing major astronomical facilities.
"The reader gets a fine sense of not only military procedures but also what life must have been like for a soldier in the borderlands."—Pacific Historical Review
Pedro de Rivera and the Military Regulations for Northern New Spain, 1724-1729
367 Pages 7 x 10 x 1.4 Published: 1989 Hardcover (9780816510702)

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