Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Spanish Monarchs command a member of the Royal Council to execute their orders

    King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain Document Signed. One page, 8.25" x 5.5", in Spanish, November 24, 1483, to Fernando Manrique, a member of the royal council, in full and in translation: "We have spoken to Count de Cabra concerning several matters relating to our Court, about which he will tell you. We direct you to give him your complete good faith and to put these matters into execution, as we rely upon you." Docketed on the verso. Lightly soiled with mounting remnants on the verso. Housed in a five page, 11.5" x 15.5" portfolio of purple cloth over boards with titles in gilt on the front cover.

    That same year, the last Muslim king in Spain, Muhammad XII of Granada, known in Spain as Boabdil, with a force of 10,000 attacked the town of Lucena. The Count de Cabra arrived with a Castilians and captured Boabdil and had him imprisoned.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    8th-9th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 860

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 March 30 - 31 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 September 13 Rare Books & Maps Signature Auction Books - Dallas
    2018 September 13 Rare Books & Maps Signature Auction Books - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,094,775