Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 205

Title: Deed of sale for property by Francisco Santzin to Joseph Abilla

Date: November 8, 1707

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Deed of sale transferring a house and garden at Totonicapán from Francisco Santzin to Joseph Abilla.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 22 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 206

Title: Deed of sale for property by Francisco Peres [Santzin]

Date: February 15, 1724

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Deed of sale transferring land at Totonicapán from Francisco Peres San Tzin to an unidentified person. Also includes a later diposition of the same property.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 22 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 207

Title: Deed of sale for land by Ramon Gutieres to Antonio Pax

Date: Aug. 27, 1762

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

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.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 21 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 208

Title: Land grant to Ysabel Xchak'chal, wife of Francisco Lopez Cutz

Date: Oct. 17, 1766

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Land grant with endorsements. Consists of a grant of land to Ysabel Xchak'chal, wife of Francisco Lopez Cutz; a Spanish endorsement, dated Oct. 7, 1778; a K'iche' endorsement, dated Oct. 17, 1766; a K'iche' endorsement, dated Oct. 13, 1778; and a K'iche' endorsement dated 1792.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 21 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 209

Title: Land Grant to Pedro Baquiax

Date: Dec. 11, 1773

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Land grant with endorsements. Consists of a grant of land to a boy, Pedro Baquiax, dated Dec. 11, 1773, with a Spanish endorsement dated Mar. 9, 1774. Also mentions certain penalties, to-wit, 50 blows, 7 days in prison, and 3 pesos fine; endorsed confirmation by the Alcalde.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 21 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 210

Title: Land grant to Ramon Gutierez Ean

Date: Sept., 1778

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Grant of land to Ramon Gutierez Q'an, dated Dec. 11, 1773, with a K'iche' endorsement dated Oct. 8, 1797.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 2 leaves; 31 x 21 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 211

Title: Land Grant to Juan Basquez Sik', choirmaster

Date: October 4, 1779

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish.

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Grant of land from Sebastian Cahchun to Juan Basquez Sik', choirmaster, dated Oct. 4, 1779. Also mentions 60 blows, 3 months prison, and 4 pesos fine.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 21 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.


Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 212

Title: Land Grant by Antonio Tog to Juan Belasco

Date: Aug. 30, 1785

Language(s): K'iche' and Spanish

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Land grant with endorsements. Consists of a grant of land from Antonio Tog to Juan Belasco for 25 "cuerdas" of land for 29 pesos, dated Aug. 30, 1785, with a Spanish endorsement dated Oct. 15, 1785. Also includes mention of penalties (prison, fines, etc.).

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 31 x 21 cm.

PROVENANCE

Early provenance unknown; previously owned by William Gates; sold to Robert Garrett (purchased from William Gates in 1930); deposited by Garrett at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton in 1942; removed from the Institute in 1949, at Garrett's request, and donated to the Princeton University Library.



 
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