Format Books
Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Pizarro, Francisco
Dates 1539
Location Peru
Language Castilian
Subjects Conquest
Encomiendas (Latin America)
Indians, Treatment Of
Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, 1539 Apr. 14
Contributor Names
Pizarro, Francisco, approximately 1475-1541.
Subject Headings
-  Encomiendas (Latin America)
-  Incas
-  Indians, Treatment of--Peru
-  Peru--History--Conquest, 1522-1548
-  Rare rubric signature of Pizarro; signed "El Marques Pizarro."
-  Spanish conquistador.
-  Pedro del Barco petition (on the verso) requests inspections of encomiendas before instituting reforms regarding repartimientos. Pizarro's response, signed in Cuzco, Peru, is counter-signed by Fray Vicente de Valverde, Bishop of Cuzco.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Collection open for research.
-  In Spanish.
-  Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC
2 p. ; 12 3/8 in. x 8 1/4 in.
Call Number
Kislak MS 208
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Jay I. Kislak Collection Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu (Acc. 1997.005.00.0003)
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