Title to land : Ebtún, Mexico, [1561 Apr. 21].

Manuscript, Book
  • Mayan languages
  • Spanish
2 leaves : paper ; 21 x 15 cm.


Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
[1561 Apr. 21].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
A title for Juan Canul proving ownership and boundary lines for his land in Ebtún, Yucatan. Folios 1v and 2r are blank. "35" is written in red pencil in upper left corner of fol. 1r.
  • "Inspeccion Administrativa, Vallodolid, Yucatan"--Stamp on fol. 1r and 2r.
  • "The American Art Association, Madison Square South, New York, 1835, 34"--Written in pencil on cover.
Binding note
In cloth box; housed with cardboard covers, removed.
Language note
Text in Yucatec; with some Spanish.
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. 35, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
  • Published translation: The Titles of Ebtun / edited and translated by Ralph L. Roys. New York : AMS Press, [1983], no. 153-154.
  • Also available in an electronic version.
  • Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
  • Multi-title collection including Title to land : Ebtún, Mexico, and 2 other(s).
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