José de Acosta (1540-1600)

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Biography of José de Acosta (1540-1600) with a bibliography from Boston University, School of Theology, History of Missiology   Library of Congress Kislak MS 1025: This digitized manuscript contains an exchange of correspondence between Jose de Acosta and Tovar, transcribed in the 19th century (available for viewing online and as a PDF download). Description: “Nineteenth century transcript, in two parts, of Juan de Tovar's Historia de la benida de los yndios apoblar a Mexico (the Códice Tovar). The work was possibly based on a history of the Aztecs by the Domincan Diego Durán and contains an exchange of correspondence between Tovar and the Jesuit father Jose de Acosta concerning the composition of the manuscript; … Transcribed by Elizabeth, Lady Phillipps, ca. 1862, from the original (ca. 1585) in the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps. AMs, pen and ink on lined paper.”