Garrett-Gates Mesoamerican Manuscripts, no. 42

Author: Pomol, Ignacio

Title: Caste War letter from Ignacio Pomol to Comandante Teodocio Ku in Santa Maria

Date: Feb. 27, 1850

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 12 x 16 cm.

PROVENANCE

From the collection of Creso Carillo; 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. 43

Author: Pomol, Ignacio

Title: Caste War Letter from Ignacio Pomol to Francisco Puc in Chan Chen

Date: Feb. 28, 1850

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Santa Maria. Letter states the two parties will not be able to meet because enemy soldiers are scattered throughout the forest. Leonardo Ku and Juan Marcos Carnal are mentioned.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 14 x 20 cm.

PROVENANCE

From the collection of Creso Carillo; 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. 44

Author: Chan, Jose Rufino

Title: Caste War Letter from Jose Rufino Chan to Capt. D. Tomas Sum in Xcaium

Date: Feb. 28, 1850

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Santa Maria.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 13 x 20 cm.

PROVENANCE

From the collection of Creso Carillo; 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. 45

Author: May, Jose Albino

Title: Caste War letter from Jose Albino May to Comandante Francisco Puc in Chan Chen

Date: ca. 1850

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Yumchen. Request for supplies and reinforcements.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 16 x 22 cm.

PROVENANCE

From the collection of Creso Carillo; 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. 46

Author: Pat, Jacinto

Title: Caste War Letter from Jacinto Pat to Jose Munigo Vasquez

Date: Oct. 24, 1848

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Peto. Pat requests a mass salve to be sung.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 11 x 16 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. 47

Author: Yama, Augustin

Title: Caste War Letter from Captain Augustin Yama to Marselino Pas, priest in Tihosuco

Date: Oct. 24, 1848

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Chikindzonot, Yucatan. Yama requests that the cura Don Marselino Pas come to Chikindzonot to perform "three sung masses," and indicates that the wine and host are available in the village, as are all the accoutrements of the mass.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 2 leaves; 16 x 11 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. 48

Author: Batun, Manuel

Title: Caste War Letter from Manuel Batun, Juan Kauil, and Novento Che to Marselino Pas, Priest in Tihosuco

Date: Aug. 22, 1848

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Pixoy. The citizens of Pixoy request Father Pas to perform a baptism and a marriage.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 11 x 16 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. 49

Author: Cab, Francisco

Title: Caste War Letter from Francisco Cob [Cab?] to Marselino Pas, priest in Tihosuco,

Date: ca. 1848

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter. Acknowledgement of a letter received by Cab concerning the curanderos stating "they will come with the plants they say to feed your horse."

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 11 x 15 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. 50

Author: Cahum, Seferino

Title: Caste War Letter from Seferino [Cahum] to Marselino Pas, Priest in Tihosuco

Date: June 6, 1848

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter, written from Dzitnup, Yucatan

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 1 leaf; 17 x 12 cm.

PROVENANCE

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. 51

Author: Pec, Benancio

Title: Caste War Letter from B. P. to Jose Maria Berganza in Tixcacalcupul

Date: Oct. 30, 1849

Language(s): Yucatec

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Autograph letter possibly from Benancio Pec, written from X Noh pim. Concerns the hardships of fighting and existing in the forest, and discusses bringing about the end of the war. Berganza is addressed as "el Comandante de La Dibision."

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Material and Layout: Paper; 2 leaves; 20 x 16 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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