Descripcion del reyno de Guatemala, 1818


Date: 1818 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, 37 p.


A report on the geography, resources, and population of Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Chiapas, with the number of Indian pueblos included.

Background note

Ramón de Anguiano was a Spanish general and "governor" of Comayagua, the capital of the province of Honduras in the kingdom of Guatemala. [Information taken, in part, from the manuscript.]

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 37 p.


Received from unknown source and accessioned, 05/--/1908 (39396).

Early American History Note

This manuscript collection falls outside the geographic scope of the Early American guide (British North America and the United States before 1840). It may be of interest to scholars interested in global history, international relations, imperialism, or the U.S. in the world.

Indexing Terms

Geographic Name(s)

  • Chiapas (Mexico) -- Description and travel.
  • Costa Rica -- Description and travel.
  • El Salvador -- Description and travel.
  • Guatemala -- Description and travel.
  • Honduras -- Description and travel.
  • Nicaragua -- Description and travel.


  • Beyond Early America
  • Indians of Central America -- Population