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The laws of Spain in their application to the American Indians by John Gregory Bourke

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Published by Judd & Detweiler, printers in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Spain,
  • America


  • Indians of South America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History,
  • Indians of Central America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History,
  • Law -- Spain -- Colonies -- America -- History,
  • Indians, Treatment of -- America -- History,
  • Spain -- Colonies -- America -- Administration -- History,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish

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Edition Notes

Statementby John G. Bourke.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [193]-201 ;
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6980353M
LC Control Number07004208

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