Portuguese letters and royal orders

Portuguese letters and royal orders

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Title: Portuguese letters and royal orders
Dates: 1648-1653
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms561

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of mostly original letters and royal orders covering the years 1648-1653 pertaining to the administration of Brazil, the war against the Dutch, reorganization of the armed forces in Bahia, commerce, and other matters of like import. The documents are written in old Portuguese and some are faded and difficult to read.

Index Terms

Brazil--Civilization--Portuguese influences.
Brazil--History--Dutch Conquest, 1624-1654.
Portugal--History, Military.
Portugal--Politics and government--1640-1656.
Portugal. Exército.
Salvador (Brazil)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Portuguese letters and royal orders, ms561, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters and royal orders, 1648-1653