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  • Catalog Record

    Proceedings of the Consejo de Indias, Catalog Record Only

    Record of the discussion of a proposal of Col. Juan Gaspar de Turriegel to colonize New Spain with 6,000 German and Flemish Catholic colonists.

    • Contributor: Consejo De Indias (Spain)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1767
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    Genealogy and family history of merchant Alfarez Ignacio López de Herrera of Spain and wife Josefa Antonia González de Varo y Delgado of Pueblo, Mexico, Catalog Record Only

    Includes parish register information, depositions, and coats of arms. Produced in Puebla, Mexico.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1703
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    José de Gálvez letters, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly letters to Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis. Topics include the Battle of Pensacola and Spanish operations against the British during the American Revolution.

    • Contributor: Gálvez, José De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1780
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    Representacíon al Rey N.S. por Don Mariano Renovales desde Nueva Orleans sobre Enagenacion de las Floridas al los Anglo Americanos, Catalog Record Only

    Protest, addressed to Spanish king Ferdinand VII, against the cession of Florida to the United States. Written just before Renovales sailed for Havana, where he arrived 15 May 1819, and was arrested and imprisoned, and died soon thereafter.

    • Contributor: Renovales, Mariano
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1819
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    Hernán Cortés order, Catalog Record Only

    Order of payment (DS) to sailors Juan Montan̋ez and Lorenzo Rodríguez for service on ships in the southern seas.

    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1528
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    Derrotero al estrecho de Magellanes, Catalog Record Only

    Map course to the Strait of Magellan dating from Ladrillero's voyage of 1557-1559.

    • Contributor: Ladrillero, Juan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1573
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    Libro de las memorias y cappellanias perpetuas, Catalog Record Only

    Record book of the first chantries (endowments of money or property, in exchange for masses to be held).

    • Contributor: Convento De Nuestra Señora De La Concepción (Mexico City, Mexico)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1567
  • Catalog Record

    Relacion de las ceremonias ... de los Indios de la provencia de Mechoacan, Catalog Record Only

    In his prologue, the author says his intent in writing the book was "to conduct an investigation among these new Christians to determine what had been the nature of their beliefs, customs and government...." The text contains numerous watercolors depicting village life, religious ceremonies, and warfare among the Indians, and portrays several scenes of Indians practicing cannibalism. Although some ritual cannibalism did exist in ...

    • Contributor: Mendoza, Antonio De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 17??
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    Will of Juana Colón y Toledo, Catalog Record Only

    Includes references to the disputed title of Duque de Veraga y Marquesado de Jamaica, and to funds held in Panama. Written in Madrid.

    • Contributor: Colón Y Toledo, Juana
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1591
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    Notas de arqueologia e historia Cubanas. Catalog Record Only

    Holograph manuscript and typescript. In Spanish and English. Some additional notes in German. Disbound. Handwritten notes, bibliographical references, sketches, hand-drawn maps and text in ballpoint pen. One additional typewritten leaf. Latest date written on manuscript: 1959. Title from label on photocopied cover sheet. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. Kislak accession no.: 1998.020.00.0019

    • Contributor: Figueredo, A. E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1959
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    Relacion del successo tubo el Señor Marqués de Cadereyta del Consejo de Guerra de Su Magestad y su Capitán General de la armada de la guardia de la carrera de las Indias ... Catalog Record Only

    Lope Diéz de Aux de Armendáriz, marqués de Cadereyta, was a Spanish admiral and later the first American-born viceroy of New Spain (1635-1640). This document relates to his distinguished career in command of naval convoys escorting treasure ships from the Indies to Spain.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1633
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    Sailing instructions for the West Indies and part of South America, made for the use of Don Alexandro Bonito Gonzales, second mate of the ship Comercio, Catalog Record Only

    Includes references to Puerto Rico, Cuba, Honduras, etc. Includes charts of coastal mountains (p. 132-135). Created in Spain.

    • Contributor: Bonito Gonzales, Alexandro
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1720
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    Enrique de Grand-Pre letter 1821 May 4. Catalog Record Only

    Certification of satisfaction of extra-judicial claim of debt, signed at Pensacola.

    • Contributor: Grand Pre, Enrique De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1821
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    Dictamen sobre el projecto de las seis mil familias alemanas para la America, Catalog Record Only

    Report, by an unidentified person, of the conditions in the various Spanish-American dominions with reflections on the unsuitability of the project for sending six thousand German families to colonize America. Apparently a response to a proposal of Col. Juan Gaspar de Turriegel to colonize New Spain with 6,000 German and Flemish Catholic colonists.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
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    Hernán Cortés grant of dowry, Catalog Record Only

    In this document, Hernando Cortés justifies a large dowry to Doña Isabel, the late Emperor Montezuma's (1480?-1520) eldest daughter, when she married a nobleman of considerable standing in New Spain. Cortés recounts the importance of Montezuma's aid to the Spanish during the conquest of Mexico. Cortés, who served as guardian for Montezuma's daughters and as Captain General of New Spain, was a generous trustee, ...

    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1526
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    Memorials of the duque to Montemar, Catalog Record Only

    Memorials advising King Philip V on the war with England. Written in Madrid.

    • Contributor: Carrillo De Albornoz, José
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1739
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    Fragmentos de la historia de Tlaxcala, Catalog Record Only

    History of Tlaxcala from pre-Conquest to ca. 1560, circulated in copy form and not published until 1892.

    • Contributor: Muñoz Camargo, Diego
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852
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    Carta dl ilustrissimo Señor Don Ivan de Palafox y Mendoza Español, y en America Obispo de la puebla de los Ángeles, y de cano delcon. sexo de yndias, al sumo Pontifice Inocencio ... Catalog Record Only

    Documentation relating to the beatification of Juan de Palafox y Mendoza. Includes 18th century copy of 1649 report; together with copies of letters of Bernardino Peregrino (20 Mar. 1699), Fernando Ruiz de Conteras, and Tirso González (26 July 1698).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1700
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    Disputados secretarios de las Cortes Generales y Extraordinario, Catalog Record Only

    Confidential reports written as minister of foreign affairs. Topics include the U.S. annexation of West Florida, diplomatic relations, authorization of the president by Congress, threats of revolt at Baton Rouge, and the actions of various consuls. Persons represented include James Madison, James Monroe, Luis de Onís, and Spanish consuls Juan Bautista Bernabéu (Baltimore) , Pablo Chacon (Alexandria), and Diego Murphy (New Orleans/Charleston).

    • Contributor: Labrador, Pedro Gómez Havelo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1812
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    Oueen Isabella order, Catalog Record Only

    Order (ADS) to her steward, Sancho de Paredes, regarding a mourning costume for a servant, Beatrice Galindo. Written in Granada and signed "Yo la Reyna." Countersigned by the queen's secretary, Gaspar de Trizio.

    • Contributor: Isabella I
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1501
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    Ledger of telegrams of the Spanish Consulate in Tampa, Fla., Catalog Record Only

    Ledger listing telegrams sent to Spanish ministers in Washington and Philadelphia, the Spanish consul in Key West, the Spanish consul and vice-consul in Jacksonville, and others. The ledger was apparently maintained by Pedro Solés. Also includes telegram (17 Apr. 1898) of the Spanish Consul concerning protection of Spanish citizens, and a photograph of a small vessel offshore.

    • Contributor: Spain. Consulado (Tampa, Fla.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1895
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    Pablo de Hita y Salazar letters, Catalog Record Only

    Letters relating to the fortification of Vera Cruz, hostilities with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians of Florida, and the establishment of a colony of families from the Canary Islands.

    • Contributor: Hita Y Salazar, Pablo De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1672
  • Catalog Record

    Isabel Pérez de Arteaga deposition, Catalog Record Only

    Depositions in notarial hand related to Pérez de Arteaga's claim of encomienda rights as the legitimate daughter and first child of Juan Pérez de Arteaga, a captain of Cortés, and his wife Angelina Pérez, with witness depositions by early settlers of New Spain. Document pertaining to the claim of Pérez de Arteaga, a Mexican woman. The widow of Diego Román, she was born and ...

    • Contributor: Pérez De Arteaga, Isabel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1597
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    Ferdinand VI military appointment, Catalog Record Only

    PDS appointing Don Manuel de Montiano, governor and captain-general of the Spanish province of Florida, field marshall of the army. Signed "Yo El Rey" and contains autograph insertions.

    • Contributor: Ferdinand VI
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1747
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    Official copy of secret instructions for the new Viceroy of Peru, Catalog Record Only

    Official copy (ADS) of secret instructions for the Marqués de Villa Garcia, the new Viceroy of Peru. Topics include foreign settlement, land development, natural resources, mining, and Indians.

    • Contributor: Spain. Sovereign ( : Philip V)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1735
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    Apologética historia sumaria, Catalog Record Only

    Handwritten copy of one of two Las Casas mss. unpublished at his death in 1566 (the other being Historia de las Indias). Basically a bootleg/study edition prepared before print edition available, when the work was still barred by Spain.

    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 18??
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    Empress Carlota letter, Catalog Record Only

    ALS, signed "Charlotte", written from Vera Cruz, Mexico, to her exiled grandmother, Queen Marie-Amélie of France, regarding a trip to Yucatan and her royal role. Other topics include France, the status of women, and colonization. Persons represented include the Emperor Maximilian.

    • Contributor: Carlota
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1865
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    Carlos de Grand-Pré letter, Catalog Record Only

    Copy of statement as military governor apparently regarding regulations relating to passports.

    • Contributor: Grand Pré, Charles Boucher De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1806