Deed of sale for land : Maxcanú, Yucatán, [1851 June 19].

Manuscript, Book
  • Spanish
  • Mayan languages
1 leaf : paper ; 31 x 21 cm.


Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
[1851 June 19].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Deed of sale transferring land in Maxcanú, Yucatán to Vicente Dzul from the Municipal government of Maxcanu. Signed by Julian Ake.
  • "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.
"Habitado para el Bienio de Mil Ochocientos Cincuenta y Mil Ochocientos Cincuenta y Uno, Joaquin Castellanos" "Administracion del Papel Sella" and "Sello Quinto Vale Medio Real, En Merida a 1.o de Mayo de 1851"--Stamps on p. [2]; 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. 27, 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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