Copyright agreement for Washington Irving's 'The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus', 7 May 1828

'The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus' was the first of Irving's Spanish works. It was very popular in both America and Europe.


Copyright National Library of Scotland

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By Michael Walsh His Britannick Majesty's Vice Consul at Seville &. &. &.

These are to Certify that the within assignment and receipt have been sign-
ed and executed before me by the within named “Washington Irving”, and witnessed by,
“Julian B. Williams”, and by “N. Wetherell”, both of which latter are of this Commercial

Given under my hand and Seal of Office at Seville the seventh day of May,
the year one thousand Eight hundred and twenty eight.

Michael Walsh
Brit. V. Consul

Dated May 7th 1828

Washington Irving Esqre


John Murray Esqre

Assignment of “The
Life and Voyages of Christopher