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    [La Salle Expedition] Gaspar de la Cerda, Sandoval Silva y Mendoza, "Conde de Galve", Manuscript Document Signed, one page, 8.25" x 12", Mexico, September 26, 1689. In Spanish (untranslated), regarding water rights. On seal stamped paper that reads (on verso): "Un real / Sello Tercero un real, Años de mil y seiscientos y ochenta y tres, y ochenta y cuatro." Paper added along two margins, gentle toning. Nice association piece related to the La Salle expedition. The Talon children, the few survivors of the Fort St. Louis massacre, were placed in the household of the Conde de Galve shortly before he returned to Spain.


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    October, 2010
    23rd Saturday
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