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Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig Mathematical Disseration (Veracruz, Mexico)

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dc.contributor.author Vendrell y Puig, Miguel
dc.date.accessioned 2013-04-25T20:12:01Z
dc.date.available 2013-04-25T20:12:01Z
dc.date.issued 1794
dc.identifier.citation Don Miguel Vendrell y Piug Mathematical Disseration (Veracruz, Mexico), Collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/18048
dc.description.abstract Dissertation by Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig for Mathematics concerning the building of an aqueduct near the Jamapa River in Veracruz, Mexico. The dissertation also contains an illustration for part of the aqueduct. en_US
dc.description.abstract Dissertation outlining plans for “la condución de Agua del Rio Jamapa [a] la Nueva ciudad de Veracruz, para el Nuevo Proyecto que Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig presento a [V]SS. en su Disertacíon Mathematica que [en] el Cabildo celebrado en cuarto de Septiembre de mil setecientos noventa cuatro mandaron reserbár para tenerla presenta a su tiempo” / [the transport of water from the Rio Jamapa to the new city of Varacruz, for the new project that Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig presented to [V]SS. in his mathematical dissertation which, [in] the town council/hall held on September 4th, 1794, [was kept to be presented at its alotted time?]]. He begins by expressing thanks for “la poderosa [reccomendación?] que me hiso el Caballero Procurador Generál Don [?] Lagoa de Miranda a fin deque recopilara algunos pensamientos utiles para la Conducion de Agua a esta Ciudad” / [the powerful [recommendation?] given to me by Attorney General Don [?] Lagoa de Miranda so that I could compile some useful ideas for the transport of water to this city]. Mentions the "Caballero Don Pedro [G]orostisa que en paz descanse” / [Caballero Don Pedro [G]orostisa who rests in peace]. Claims, “mi Maquina Ydraulica … se puede conducir el Agua con suma facilidad” / [my hydraulic machine … can transport the water with extreme ease]. Claims that a project for transporting water should meet “estas circumstancias: 1a Breve, 2a Barata, 3a Segura, 4a Facil de Limpiar, Registrar, Componer, y Limpia” / [these circumstances: 1a Short, 2a Cheap, 3a Secure, 4a Easy to Clean, [Check/Register], Put Together, and Clean]. Includes drawings for a portion of the machine.
dc.language.iso es en_US
dc.subject Veracruz (Veracruz, Mexico)--History--18th century en_US
dc.subject Veracruz (Veracruz, Mexico)--Social life and customs en_US
dc.subject Dissertation, Academic--Mexico en_US
dc.subject Aqueducts--Mexico en_US
dc.title Don Miguel Vendrell y Puig Mathematical Disseration (Veracruz, Mexico) en_US
dc.type Text en_US
dc.type.genre Manuscripts (document genre) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 1.16
dcterms.isPartOf Collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts

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