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    Francisco Pizarro response to a petition by Pedro del Barco, 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 - Barco, Pedro Del - Valverde, Vicente De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1539

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    Albert Schatz collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Contains 12,238 libretti; the manuscript portion includes Handkatalog (composer index of the libretti compiled by A. Schatz), Operngeschichte Statistik (a chronology of opera performances from 1541 to 1900 with sub-indexes for titles, librettists, singers, roles, and composers), studies of individual composers, studies of operatic repertoires in individual cities, miscellaneous selections from A. Schatz's correspondence, personal papers, clippings, playbills, and a draft of a chronological...
    • Contributor: Schatz, Albert
    • Date: 1541
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    Hernán Cortés power of attorney, 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 - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1526

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