Obadiah Rich collection, 1450-1843.

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Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850,. Obadiah Rich collection, 1450-1843.

Obadiah Rich collection, 1450-1843.

Collection consists of letters, documents and transcripts relating to the discovery, conquest and colonization of Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, the Moluccas, and the Philippines; and to the Casa de Contratación and the Council of the Indies.

Originals: 24 linear feet (20 boxes)Copies: 113 microfilm reels.

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Rich, O. (Obadiah), 1777-1850

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Obadiah Rich (1783?-1850) was an American book dealer who dealt extensively in Americana. In 1844 he bought Henri Ternaux de Compans's collection of American early printed books and manuscripts, then sold it through Henry Stevens to James Lenox in 1848. From the guide to the Rich provenance collection, ca. 1845-1848, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Obadiah Rich (1783?-1850) was an American book dealer established in London when he purchased ...

Pizarro, Gonzalo, -1548

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Alcedo, Antonio ˜deœ 1735-1812

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Ferdinand V, King of Spain, 1452-1516

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Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille married in 1469 and became the King and Queen of Spain (1479-1504); their grandson Charles V was the King of Spain (1516-1556) and the Holy Roman Emperor (1517-1556). From the description of Correspondence, 1473-1525. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82391733 Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castille married in 1469 and became the King and Queen of Spain (1479-1504); their grandson Charles V was the King of Spain (1516...

Cortés, Hernán, 1485-1547

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Consejo de Indias (Spain)

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Isabella I, Queen of Spain, 1451-1504

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Queen of Spain and art patron. From the description of Payment order, 1501 Apr. 27. (National Gallery of Art Library). WorldCat record id: 122516072 Accession date: 1479 Places: Spain Title: Queen of Castile and Léon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x0003b2 ...

Ferdinand VI, King of Spain, 1713-1759

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Amat y Junient, Manuel de, 1707-1782

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Colón, Diego, 1474-1526

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Philip, V, King of Spain, 1683-1746

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Philip V was king of Spain from 1700-1746, and was the first Bourbon ruler. In 1724, Philip abdicated the throne of Spain to his eldest son, Louis, but resumed it later that year after Louis died of smallpox. Under Philip, Spain began to recover from the economic stagnation of the 17th century. From the description of Decree to Juan de Acuña, 1725, September 9. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 754848489 King of Spain, 1700-1...

Casas, Bartolomé de las, 1474-1566

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Mendoza, Antonio de, 1492?-1522.

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Philip II, King of Spain, 1527-1598

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King of Spain. From the description of Letter to Francisco Fernando de Avalos, 1556. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699871 Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, was the nephew of Philip II, King of Spain. From the description of Letter signed from Philip II, King of Spain, Madrid, to Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor [manuscript], 1597 April 21. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 318647230 King of Spain and, as Philip I, King of Portugal from 1580...

Ugina, Antonio de.

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Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788

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Pizarro, Francisco, approximately 1475-1541

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Ribera, Lázaro de, 1756-1824

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Alvarado, Alonso de.

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Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, 1500-1558

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Gasca, Pedro de la, 1493-1567

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Pedro de la Gasca was sent to Peru in 1547 by the Spanish crown to quell uprisings and rebellions involving Diego Centeno, Gonzalo Pizarro, and Francisco de Carvajal. From the description of Despatches of the President de la Gasca : Peru 1547-1548-1549. Copied under the superintendence of Don Pedro de Gayangos, from the originals in the archives of the Counts of Cancelada : manuscript, 1860. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612741699 ...

Casa de Contratación (Spain)

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Columbus, Chris

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Muñoz, Juan Bautista, 1745-1799

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