Homage to Marcelino Menéndez Pelayo who died in May of 1912. This article contains a letter that he wrote to Julio de Urquijo to congratulate him on his work "La tercera Celestina y el Canto de Lelo" (The Third Celestine and the song of Lelo) and on the publication of the R.I.E.V. Menéndez Pelayo donated his books to Santander, his hometown