General History of the Indies

Bartolomé de las Casas16th century

Archivos Estatales

Archivos Estatales

Partial manuscript of the General History of the Indies (Historia General de las Indias) by friar Bartolomé de las Casas. It is a simple copy without a date, although this has been allocated between the known date of the initiation of the work (1527) and the date of the last changes made (1561). The pages of this example were numbered in modern times from 1 to 598.


  • Title: General History of the Indies
  • Creator: Bartolomé de las Casas
  • Date: 16th century
  • Provenance: Archivo General de Indias
  • Type: Manuscript
  • Original Source: Archivo General de Indias
  • External Link: PARES
  • Medium: Paper
  • Identifier: PATRONATO,252,r.23 (tomo III- f.428v)

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