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Manuscript Monday: LJS 19

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Larisa Grollemond, a graduate student in history of art at Penn, presents the University of Pennsylvania Library’s LJS 19 from the Schoenberg Collection, Carta executoria de hidalguia a pedimiento : de Johan Garcia y la Puente de Mora. Written in Spanish, the Carta executoria was issued under the name of Charles I of Spain in favor of Johan Garcia y la Puente of Mora, in response to his pleito de hidalguia (litigation to establish noble status), written in Granada and dated 16 June 1543.

It was presented at the Delaware Valley Medieval Association Meeting at the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books & Manuscripts of the University of Pennsylvania Library. September 21, 2013.

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