Land document : Ebtún, Mexico, [1721].

Manuscript, Book
  • Mayan languages
  • Spanish
2 leaves : paper ; 16 x 21 cm.


Former owner
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
A legal document concerning land in Ebtún, Yucatan. No names identified. "36" is written in red pencil in upper left corner of fol. 1r. Together with a fragment of another legal document concerning land in Ebtún, Yucatan. Date unknown [18th-century]. No names identified. "36" is written in red pencil in upper left corner of fol. 1r and "[Inspe]ccion Administrativa, Valladolid, Yucatan"--Stamp on fol. 1r of fragment.
Binding note
In cloth box; housed with cardboard covers, removed.
Language note
Text in Yucatec; with some Spanish.
"Valladolid Yucatan"--Stamp on fol. 1r. "The American Art Association, Madison Square South, New York, 1835, 36"--Written in pencil on cover; 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. 36, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
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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