Deed of sale for land by Ramon Gutieres to Antonio Pax : Totonicapán, Guatemala, [1762 Aug. 27].

Gutieres, Ramon [Browse]
Manuscript, Book
  • Mayan languages
  • K'iche'
  • Spanish
1 leaf : paper ; 31 x 21 cm.


Former owner
Rare books genre
Getty AAT genre
Contained in
[1762 Aug. 27].
Linking notes
Forms part of the Robert Garrett Collection (C0744).
Summary note
Deed of sale transferring land at Totonicapán from Ramon Gutieres to Antonio Pax, dated Aug. 27, 1762. Together with a Spanish endorsement dated Sept. 25, 1776, and a Spanish entry dated Dec. 20, 1796 on the purchase by Sa. Maria Ardon, Ladina from Bicente Q'am, Indian.
This is one of 17 legal documents collectively titled "Documentos Sueltos," including nos. 201-218.
Binding note
Unbound sheets.
Language note
Text in K'iche' and 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. 207, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Place name(s)
Guatemala Totonicapán.
Other title(s)
Documentos Sueltos
  • Robert Garrett Collection, ca. 1340 B.C.-1900s
  • Multi-title collection including Deed of sale for land from Juan Vicente Santiago : Momostenango, Guatemala, and 16 other(s).
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