Caste War letter from Florentino Chan and Benancio Pec to Jose Antonio Garcia in Valladolid, [1849 Dec. 5].

Author
Chan, Florentino [Browse]
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Mayan languages
Description
2 leaves : paper ; 28 x 21 cm.

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Donor
Former owner
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Compiled/​Created
[1849 Dec. 5].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Autograph letter. The author questions the sincerity of the proposals made by the priests, indicating that some of the statements are not true.
Language note
Text in Yucatec.
Provenance
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. 58, Manuscripts Division, Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
Place name(s)
Mexico Yucatán.
Other title(s)
Castas de Indios
In
  • Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
  • Multi-title collection including Caste War letter from Jacinto Pat to Jose Munigo Vasquez, and 25 other(s).
OCLC
57525793
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