LEGACY OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: THE HISTORIC LITIGATIONS INVOLVING HIS DISCOVERIES, HIS WILL, HIS FAMILY, AND HIS DESCENDANTS.
Item #: 8599
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.
Subjects: INVESTMENTS, PROPERTY, TRUSTS & ESTATES
Important scholarly study of three centuries of disputes,lawsuits and struggles for rewards and inheritances,involving the descendants of Columbus. It explains how thelegacy left by Columbus kept his family in a turmoil formore than ten generations. It also describes theobstructions and losses occasioned by the acts of SirFrancis Drake, Admiral William Penn and others. Thematerial is compiled from the archives in Spain, France andthe Americas. Contains a bibliography. This story ofColumbus' litigious descendants offers a view of Spanishcontract and estate law from 1492 to 1796.Reprinted by Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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