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A Guide to the Lope de Tapia Document Regarding Don Diego Luis Riaño y Menesses

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections

June 2007



Descriptive Summary

Creator: de Tapia, Lope.
Title: Lope de Tapia Document Regarding Don Diego Luis Riaño y Menesses
Dates: 1639
Abstract: A document written by Lope de Tapia, regarding the service of Don Diego Luis Riaño y Menesses in Cuba.
Extent: 0.01 Linear feet. 1 folder.
Identification: MS Group 215
Language(s): Spanish
Note: This guide is available in Spanish at http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/manuscript/guides/detapia_es.pdf

Scope and Content

A document written and signed in La Habana on September 14, 1639, by Juan Lope de Tapia, "Juez Official por su Magestad... de esta isla de Cuba." It is written in favor of Don Diego Luis Riaño y Menesses, stating that he served in Cuba between 1636-1639, including service as captain of the Castillo del Morro.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Alternate Form of Finding Aid

This guide is available in Spanish at http://www.library.ufl.edu/spec/manuscript/guides/detapia_es.pdf.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lope de Tapia Document Regarding Don Diego Luis Riaño y Menesses, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Cuba -- Santiago de Cuba -- Castillo del Morro.
Cuba.
History.
Seventeenth century.




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