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Letter #5784

Alfonso de VALDÉS to Ioannes DANTISCUS
[Burgos?], [shortly after 1527-10-17?]

English register:

Valdés is pleased that Dantiscus arrived without a problem and that he expressed joy at Valdés’ own safe arrival. He intended to visit Dantiscus as soon as possible but he couldn’t leave home. The chancellor [Mercurino Gattinara] is unwell but is bravely battling his illness; he got out of bed. Valdés suggests that Dantiscus come to see the chancellor, he will be very welcome.

Manuscript sources:
1copy in Latin, 18th-century, BK, 222, No. 48, p. 189 (c.p. 3)
2copy in Latin, 18th-century, BCz, 40 (TN), No. 254, p. 983 (c.p. 1)
3lost fair copy in Latin, AAWO, AB, D.130, No. 40

Auxiliary sources:
1register in English, 20th-century, CBKUL, R.III, 31, No. 302.40

1DE VOCHT 1961 No. DE, 42, p. 32 (reference)
2CEID 2/3 (Letter No. 15) p. 164-165 (in extenso; English register; Polish register)
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