Apr 12, 2018 - Sale 2473

Sale 2473 - Lot 296

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(MEXICAN MANUSCRIPTS.) Colonial land dispute file from Querétaro, illustrated with a manuscript map. 2-51 manuscript leaves with numerous signatures, including a double-page map. Folio, 12 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches, several documents stitched together; full tear through center of map, wear and text loss to a few leaves, apparently missing an initial leaf. Mexico, 1568 and 1657-64

Additional Details

A litigation file regarding the ownership of two tracts of land located near Santiago de Querétaro, consisting mostly of depositions by witnesses and lawyers. It includes a charming double-page map of one of the properties.