Manuscript/Mixed Material Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal letter to Juan de Zumárraga, bishop of Mexico

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Title

  • Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal letter to Juan de Zumárraga, bishop of Mexico

Names

  • The King [Charles I of Spain]

Created / Published

  • Valladolid, December 7, 1537

Headings

  • -  Latin America--History
  • -  New Spain--Politics and government
  • -  Education--New Spain
  • -  Manuscripts

Genre

  • Manuscripts

Notes

  • -  In reply to Zumárraga's letters of November 24 and 25, 1536, the King acknowledges the bishop's advice regarding the instruction of the Indian children and the improvement of the land; the King is sending cedulas regarding these matters and asks Zumárraga to continue advising him. The bishop had also asked for an improvement in his encomienda grant of Ocuytuco. The King has instructed the Viceroy to report on the matter and commands that in the meantime Zumárraga should take special care regarding the good treatment and instruction of the Indians of the town.

Medium

  • 1 leaf

Source Collection

  • Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1877

Repository

  • Manuscript Division

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Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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The King Charles I Of Spain. Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal letter to Juan de Zumárraga, bishop of Mexico. Valladolid, December 7, 1537. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-01600/.

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The King Charles I Of Spain. (1537) Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal letter to Juan de Zumárraga, bishop of Mexico. Valladolid, December 7. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-01600/.

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The King Charles I Of Spain. Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal letter to Juan de Zumárraga, bishop of Mexico. Valladolid, December 7, 1537. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-01600/>.