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Historia de Mejico ... book
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Cortes, Hernando

. Historia de Mejico, escrita por su esclarecido conquistador Hernan Cortes.
Aumentada con otros documentos y notas, por Francisco Antonio Lorenzana.
Revisada y adaptada a la ortografia moderna por Manuel del Mar

Neuva [sic] York, White, Gallaher y White, 1828

This was the first printing of Cortes's letters to King Charles V on the conquest of Mexico in the United States in any language. There was already enough serious study of Mexican history in her sister nation to the north to justify an edition in Spanish rather than a reprint of one of the many English translations..

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