Letter with Coat of Arms of Diego Rodríguez, October 7, 1540

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History Museum Wins National Award

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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