Letter with Coat of Arms of Diego Rodríguez, October 7, 1540
From the press release:
Exhibit of Rare Spanish Documents Makes its U.S. Debut
A citizen of Cuzco, Rodríguez explored Florida with Lucas Vazquez de Ayllón. He was a peacemaker in the province of Higueras and the cape of Honduras.
Manuscript, drawing in ink and gouache in red and green, paper.
Credit: Sevilla. Archivo General de Indias. MP-Escudos, 63
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