A handmade and handwritten booklet by Giovanni de Simoni, dated October 14, 1849, entitled “Transcript of three Autograph Letters of Christopher Columbus and of one Letter to Him from Old Bank of Saint George in Genoa: Dated in the years 1502 and 1503. Copied from the Originals in the Doge’s Or Ducal Palace at Genoa." Includes an October 14, 1849 from Giovanni Desimoni, Genova, to "Signore" about the transcript. Written in Italian.
Letter from F. Rogue Cocchia, Archbishop of Sirace, Santa Domingo, to Professor Charles G. Gomperts, professor of Spanish Literature and to Joseph G. Rowell, Librarian of the University of California, Berkeley, regarding his work on Columbus, written in Spanish and dated October 10, 1880. Includes the original and a typed translation.