Nahuatl language -- Writing
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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File — Box 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(7)
Scope and Contents 1557. A document of 4 leaves double-sided measuring 31.4 x 22 cm. Two similar decrees issued in Mexico City and signed by the second viceroy of New Spain, Luis de Velasco. They establish the tribute to be paid every eighty days by the indigenous people of the principal town of Ohuapan and its tributary Tecuiciapan to their caciques. On the verso side of each leaf are red and black native pictographic Nahuatl writing. These include place glyphs of the towns and the...
Dates: June 18, 1557