The Lines of Demarcation of Pope Alexander VI and the Treaty of Tordesillas A.D. 1493 and 1494

DAWSON, Samuel Edward

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Topics include: public international law in A.D. 1493; the form of Papal Bulls; the demarcation of A.D. 1493; the first line; the Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 and the substituted line; the point of departure; ancient and mediaeval measures of length; the lines of demarcation on the ocean and their supposed contact with the northeast coast of America. Appendices. Read May 26, 1899. Concerned with Columbus' discovery of North America.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: J. Hope & Sons
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1899
  • Place Published: Ottawa
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
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  • Details:
    From the Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada. Second Series 1899-1900. Volume V. Section II. English History, Literature, Archaeology, Etc. Pages 467-546. 25 cm. 6 figures. Brown paper covers with black print. Chips and tears to spine and edges as well as some soiling. First and last pages browned. Tiny notation on spine. Otherwise clean and neat.

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