New York returns the stolen letter from Hernán Cortés

Islas and Stockdale sign the transfer of the document. / hoy

Subtraction. The Manhattan Prosecutor’s Office delivers to Mexico a letter from the Extremaduran conquistador stolen from its General Archive

Surely Hernán Cortés did not think that almost 500 years later one of his letters was going to cause people to talk. In 1539, the Extremaduran from Medellín who led the conquest of the Mexica Empire wrote to Pedro de Castilleja, who was an administrator of his mines.

After going around a few times, the letter returns to the General Archive of Mexico, from where it f

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