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Bartolomé de las Casas (1474–1566)

Casas, Bartolomé de las (kä’säs). A Spanish missionary to the aborigines of New Spain; born at Seville, 1474; died at Madrid, July 1566. He wrote memoirs in the interest of the American aborigines, as ‘A Very Brief Account of the Ruin of the Indies’ (1542); ‘Twenty Reasons’; etc. He wrote a ‘History of the Indies,’ but it has not been printed. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).