The letters of Christopher Columbus have fascinated historians and travelers for over half a millennia. This collection from the Princeton University Digital Library brings together four of the seven Latin editions and one German edition of his letters as published in the last decade of the 15th century. This site allows visitors to peruse a clutch of these fine volumes in their original languages. Visitors can look around the volumes as they see fit or search for various phrases and words. It's worth nothing that visitors can browse by topic or document contributor. It's an amazing way to explore these letters which transformed contemporary understandings of the people and places across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe.
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