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Letter #5756

Alfonso de VALDÉS to Ioannes DANTISCUS
s.l., [1528-09 – 1528-12-17?]

English register:

Valdés admires poems Dantiscus keeps giving him. He agrees with Dantiscus that Cato [Lodewijk van Praet] has a slightly uncouth mind; he jokingly reproaches Dantiscus for wasting his talent on writing poems about this. He informs him that the letter Dantiscus requested is already awaiting the emperor’s signature. Valdés will be happy to have Dantiscus as his guest or he himself will come to visit him.

Manuscript sources:
1copy in Latin, 18th-century, BK, 222, No. 47, p. 188 (t.p.)
2copy in Latin, 18th-century, BCz, 40 (TN), No. 254, p. 980
3register with excerpt in Latin, English, 20th-century, CBKUL, R.III, 31, No. 302.8
4lost fair copy in Latin, AAWO, AB, D.130, No. 8

Auxiliary sources:
1register in Polish, 20th-century, B. PAU-PAN, 8246 (TK 8), f. 37r-v

1BOEHMER 1899 p. 398 (in extenso)
2DE VOCHT 1961 No. DE, 59, p. 37 (reference)
3VALDÉS 1996 Cartas y documentos, No. 51, p. 126 (in extenso)
4CEID 2/3 (Letter No. 26) p. 187-188 (in extenso; English register; Polish register)
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