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From: "Penny Ferguson" <>
Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Spanish Presence in North America
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 17:41:07 -0500
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Eloy Gallegos used old Spanish records in his research to write this book.
The Spanish Pioneers in United States History: The Melungeons: The Pioneers
of the Interior Southeastern U. S. 1526-1997 (The Spanish pioneers in United
States history) (Paperback)
by Eloy J. Gallegos
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From: "ljcrain" <>
> Do you think those records are here or in Spain? Remember the Spanish
> usually had three record keepers along on these expeditions. One would be
> a priest, one a government official and the other I don't know. Who got
> the records and what was their final repository?
> And they would be in Spanish and in 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th century
> Spanish. Even a person well versed in Spanish would have the same problem
> English speakers would have reading English from that period.
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