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    Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, 1539 Apr. 14

    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.

    • Contributor: Pizarro, Francisco
    • Date: 1539

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    Hernán Cortés power of attorney, 1526.

    Power of attorney (DS) appointing agents to act in his interest in a residencia hearing ordered by King Charles as an investigation into his administration. Written at Tenustitlan (Tenochtitlan), Mexico.

    • Contributor: Cortés, Hernán
    • Date: 1526

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    Exposicio mistica super exod[um]. [Germany, ca. 1150]

    Manuscript on vellum. Signatures i-xiv⁸, xv⁴. Early gothic minuscule script. Red initials, rubricated. On leaf [2a] in 16th cent. hand: Residentia societatis Jesu millestadij inscrpt. and other notes; on leaf [115b], also in later hand than the text: Bernhardus sup vos qui tnsiti estis. Title from label on cover. Twelfth century romanesque stamped leather binding of white deerskin over wooden boards. Cf. U.S. Library ...

    • Date: 1150

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    Thomas Jefferson letter, 1813 Nov. 30.

    Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas
    • Date: 1813

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    Martial Law in Hawaii, December 7, 1941- April 4, 1943

    1'1.-lffil'IP.L V\vT IN HAI'lAn DE~~ER 7, 1941--APRIL 4, 1943 Foreword During the Fall of 1941 diplomatic relations between the United States a~d Japan, which had been steadily deteriorating, took a sudden turn fOl' the worse. In Hovember of that year envoys from Jzpan had cone to \.-!asblngton ostensibly for the purpose of settling by peac~:;ful nenns existing intarrational differences. Long p:cevio·:J.sly to these conferences ...

    • Contributor: Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Green, Usa (ret.) - Green, Thomas H.
    • Date: 1946
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    Historia de Mexico [with] the Tovar calendar, ca. 1830

    Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; detailed information about the ...

    • Contributor: Tovar, Juan De
    • Date: 1830

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