Letter of Columbus to Luis de Santangel, dated 15 February 1493

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Title
Letter of Columbus to Luis de Santangel, dated 15 February 1493
Additional title: Letter to Santangel. (Spanish). 1493 folio
Names
Columbus, Christopher (Author)
Santángel, Luis de, d. 1498 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1493
Place: Barcelona
Publisher: Pedro Posa
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KB+ 1493 (Columbus, C. Letter of Columbus to Luis de Santangel, dated 15 February 1493)
Topics
America -- Discovery and exploration
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Content: With 4 l. of fragmentary Latin mss. at end, comprising a life of St. Leocadia and an appeal presented to the Archduke Philip at Bruges, May 12, 1497, Johannes Rousselli, lord of Hernetes, with the decision of the archduke in Council.--cf. his: The Spanish letter ... lately in the possession of Bernard Quaritch. London, 1893. p. 8-9.
Citation/reference: GW 7171
Citation/reference: Gothic type; 47 lines. With ornamental initial; without catchwords, foliation and signature marks.
Citation/reference: Medina BHA 1
Citation/reference: Thacher A
Content: l. 1a: (S)Enor po[r] que se que aureis plazer dela grand vitoria que nuest[r]o seño[r] me / ha dado en mi viaie vos escriuo esta po[r] la [?]l sabreys como en ueinte dias pase A / las ídias cõ la armada [quam] los illustrissimos Rey e Reyna ñ[r]os señores me die[r]on / ...
Content: l. 2b: ... fecha enla calaue[r]a [sic] sobre las yslas de canaria a xv de feb[r]e[r]o año Mil.cccclxxxxiii. / Fa[r]a lo que mandareys El Almirãte / Anima que venia dent[r]o en la Ca[r]ta. / [5 lines] / ... fecha ha quato[r]ze dias de marzo: / Esta Carta en bio Colom A'esc[r]iuano Deraciõ / De las Jslas Halladas en Las Jndias: Cõtenida / A otra De Sus Altezas /
Physical Description
Extent: 2 l. 32 cm. (fol.)
Gothic type; 47 lines. With ornamental initial; without catchwords, foliation and signature marks.
Signature: [a]².
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
Spanish, CastilianLatin
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14379039
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.1002
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07fda820-0035-0130-671f-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1493: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Letter of Columbus to Luis de Santangel, dated 15 February 1493