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
Charles W. S.J. Polzer
367 pp. / 7.00 in x 10.00 in / 1989
Cloth (978-0-8165-1070-2) [
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
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
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.
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