University of Arizona

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Affidavit: the Route Followed by Fray Marcos de Niza Which Led to the Discovery of Arizona

The collection contains an eight-page carbon typescript affidavit citing, in part, from de Niza's 1539 "Relacion." It is accompanied by a brochure from the Fray Marcos de Niza Monument Association.