The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898/Volume 1

The Philippine Islands, 1493–1803  (1903) 
edited by Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson
Volume 1: 1493–1529
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Fernão de Magalhães
[From painting in Museo-Biblioteca de Ultramar, Madrid]

The PHILIPPINE
ISLANDS 1493–1803


Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and their Peoples, their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as related in contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of those Islands from their earliest relations with European Nations to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century


TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINALS


Edited and annotated by Emma Helen Blair and James Alexander Robertson, with historical introduction and additional notes by Edward Gaylord Bourne. With maps, portraits and other illustrations


Volume I1493–1529

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I
General Preface. The Editors.
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Historical Introduction. Edward Gaylord Bourne.
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Documents regarding the Line of Demarcation:  
Papal Bulls of 1493: Inter cætera (May 3), Eximiæ (May 3), Inter cætera (May 4), Extension de la concesion (September 25). Alexander VI; Rome, 1493.
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Treaty of Tordesillas. Fernando V and Isabel of Castile, and João II of Portugal; Tordesillas, June 7, 1494.
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[Note on correspondence of Jaime Ferrer regarding the Line of Demarcation—1493–95.]
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Compact between the Catholic Sovereigns and the King of Portugal. Fernando V and Isabel of Castile, and João II of Portugal; Madrid, April 15, 1495.
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Papal Bull, Præcelsæ. Leo X; Rome, November 3, 1514.
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Instructions from the King of Spain to his ambassadors. Cárlos I of Spain; Valladolid, February 4, 1523.
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Letter to Juan de Zúñiga. Cárlos I of Spain; Pamplona, December 18, 1523.
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Treaty of Vitoria. Cárlos I of Spain, and João III of Portugal; Vitoria, February 19, 1524.
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Junta of Badajoz: extract from the records in the possession and ownership of the Moluccas. Badajoz; April 14–May 13, 1524.
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Opinions concerning the ownership of the Moluccas. Hernando Colon, Fray Tomás Duran, Sebastian Caboto, and Juan Vespucci; Badajoz April 13–15, 1524.
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Letters to the Spanish delegates at the Junta of Badajoz. Cárlos I of Spain; Búrgos, March 21 and April 10, 1524.
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Treaty of Zaragoza. Cárlos I of Spain and João III of Portugal; Zaragoza, April 29, 1529.
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Papal Bull, Eximiæ. Alexander VI; Rome, November 16, 1501.
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Life and Voyage of Fernão de Magalhães. [Résumé of contemporaneous documents—1518–27.]
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Letter of authorization to Falero and Magalhães. Cárlos I of Spain; Valladolid, March 22, 1518.
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*Carta de el-rei de Castella para El-rei D. Manuel. Cárlos I of Spain; Barcelona, February 28, 1519.
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Instructions to Juan de Cartagena. Cárlos I of Spain; Barcelona, April 6, 1519.
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*Carta do rei de Castella a Fernando de Magalhães e a Ruy Falero. Cárlos I; Barcelona, April 19, 1519.
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*Extracto de una carta de las Indias. 1522.
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De Molvccis Insulis. [Letter to the Cardinal of Salzburg, describing Magalhães's voyage to the Moluccas.] Maximillianus Transylvanus; Coloniæ, 1523.
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