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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms fr-01265
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  220 x 135mm
Extent:  3 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a-3a
Language:  French, Spanish
Place:  Madrid
Date:  1864-01-23
Short summary:  Informing the addressee on his last discovery, a manuscript in Madrid containing the same Mayan alphabet as the one appearing on many of Central America's monuments, and sending a photograph of it
Person:  Brasseur de Bourbourg, Etienne-Charles abbé, 1814-1874, Explorer, Clergyman, Archaeologist, Philologist, author
Person:  Bellaguet, Louis, 1807-0188, Civil servant, Inspector, Histologist, Philologist, person referred to
Person:  Vaillant, Jean-Baptiste-Philibert, 1790 (Dijon)-, Officer, Minister, person referred to
Subject:  Philology
COMMENTS
Comments:  Fol. 3a is the enclosed facsimile and shows the alphabet found by Brasseur de Bourbourg in the manuscript from Madrid (probably the Troano manuscript)
IMAGES
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