Deed of sale for land : Calotmul, Yucatan, [1827 Apr. 30].

Manuscript, Book
  • Spanish
  • Mayan languages
1 leaf : paper ; 31 x 22 cm.


Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
[1827 Apr. 30].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Deed of sale transferring land in Calotmul, Yucatan to Raymundo Braga of Pocboch via Juan Ramos Poot et al, vendor to Braga. The land involved is named Siscabtunich.
  • "Tesoreria de Merida ... Dos Reales, Sello Tercero Bienio de Mil Ochocientos Veinte y Seis, y Mil Ochocientos Veinte y Siete, Cuarto y Quinto de la Republica Federada"--Stamps on p. [2].
  • "Documentos en Lenga Maya, 1712-1876" and "15-28"--Written in pen on cover.
  • "Maya Documentos - Ms."--Written in pen on tape spine.
Binding note
In cloth box; housed with cardboard covers, removed.
Language note
Text in Spanish; with some Yucatec.
Previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.
Source acquisition
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1949.
Cite as
Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 26, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Other title(s)
  • Documentos en lenga Maya, 1712-1876.
  • Maya documentos - Ms.
  • Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
  • Multi-title collection including Deed from Ignacio Guerrero of Valladolid for a paraje called Xluch sold to Joseph Gomez : Yucatán, and 12 other(s).
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