Carta do Governador António Moniz Barreto ao Idalcão
'Letter from Governor António Moniz Barreto to Sultan Ali Adil Shah of Bijapur'
António Moniz Barreto
Date: 16 Febuary 1574
Original Language: Portuguese
This is the only surviving letter from António Moniz Barreto during the period of his rule in India. It is included in Diogo do Couto’s chronicle, Décadas da Ásia. It is addressed to Sultan Ali Adil Shah of Bijapur (r. 1557-80), and forms part of a…