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Letter #5762

Alfonso de VALDÉS to Ioannes DANTISCUS
[Granada?], [1526-09-18 — 1526-12-16?]

English register:

ValdĂ©s jokingly complains to Dantiscus that he has been flooded with letters because of Dantiscus’ Pasquillus. He warns he will refer bothersome correspondents straight to him. He sends Dantiscus a letter about Pasquillus he received from a Spanish noble, a relative of the infantry commander, author of Talichristia [Álvar GĂłmez de Ciudad Real]. ValdĂ©s offers the opinion that for a Spaniard, GĂłmez is quite well educated and he asks Dantiscus to reply to GĂłmez’ letter in his name. He asks him to make haste because the messenger is leaving that evening.




Manuscript sources:
1copy in Latin, 18th-century, BK, 222, No. 47, p. 188 (c.p.)
2copy in Latin, 18th-century, BCz, 40 (TN), No. 254, p. 980-981
3lost fair copy in Latin, AAWO, AB, D.130, No. 31

Auxiliary sources:
1register in Polish, 20th-century, B. PAU-PAN, 8246 (TK 8), f. 53v
2register in English, 20th-century, CBKUL, R.III, 31, No. 302.31

Prints:
1BOEHMER 1899 p. 403-404 (in extenso)
2DE VOCHT 1961 No. DE, 72, p. 46 (in extenso)
3VALDÉS 1996 Cartas y documentos, No. 60, p. 138 (in extenso)
4CEID 2/3 (Letter No. 4) p. 136-138 (in extenso; English register; Polish register)
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