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South America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David Landers Peruvian Manuscripts Collection

Identifier: GTM-GAMMS458
Scope and Contents The David Landers Peruvian Collection contains fifteen autographed legal documents, dated 1566 to 1626, in addition to a listing of hospital patients from 1776 and an Incan quipu. The documents are linked at times by a common witness, or notary public, along with other signatures from those involved in the particular exchange. The Peruvian documents demonstrate the importance placed by the Spaniards in maintaining a written record for a wide variety of transactions during the colonial era....
Dates: 1566-1776; Majority of material found within 1566-1626

Spanish Boundary Commission Report on Spanish and Portuguese Territory in South America and the Guarani War

Identifier: GTM-20131216
Scope and Contents The report is a 454 page bound manuscript written in Spanish in scribal hand, dated to approximately 1760.This collection has been digitized and is available to view online in DigitalGeorgetown. ...
Dates: circa 1760