Deed of sale for land : Dzitnup, Yucatán, [1798].

Manuscript, Book
  • Spanish
  • Mayan languages
2 leaves : paper ; 31 x 21 cm.


Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
Robert Garrett collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s.
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Deed of sale transferring land in Dzitnup, Yucatán from Jacoba Poot and Esteban Poot to Manuel Mut (referred to as "almehen").
  • "The American Art Association, Madison Square South, New York ..."--Written in pencil on cover.
  • "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.
"Carolus IV D.G. Hispaniar Rex," "Un quartillo, Sello Qvarto, vn Qvartillo, Anos de Mil Setecientos Moventa y Ocho, y Noventa y Nveve," and "29," stamped in ink on p. [1]; 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. 30, 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
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