Fernandez[?] Castelao, Ysidro "Senor Don Juan Franci... Madrid: 1803. Inquisition 27
Spanish. Letter describing in great detail the construction of stage & seating arrangements for royal events in Madrid. These were constructed in the same manner as used for inquisitorial autos de fe; Marcolario was in charge of arrangements for the auto of 1781.
"Reales Cedulas...&quo... Madrid; Toledo: 1804-1818. Inquisition 116
Spanish. Collection of printed and manuscript documents regarding Antonio Benito and his status in the inquisition's Santa Hermandad confraternity. The Hermandad's centuries-old role in the suppression of gypsies and bandits is noted, along with more recent struggles against the French invaders. Benito's qualities and blood purity (limpieza) are noted, for which he is named comisario quadrillero of the Hermandad. Contains signatures and wax seal.
Real Decreto y Proclama de ... Cádiz; Madrid; [Arganda del Rey]: . Inquisition 410
Spanish. Collection of documents relating to the abolition of the inquisition, apparently dating to 1813 and purchased by a priest of Arganda named José Garcia Armesto. Included are 5 printed proclamations (some with signatures) from the regency Cortes on reform of religious life in Spain, including abolition of the inquisition while retaining punishments for heresy. Manuscript copies of instructions follow, with various signatures, explaining how measures are to be implemented in local parishes.
"Juan Josef Bordugo Pr... Madrid; Toledo: 1807. Inquisition 581
Spanish. Certification of legitimacy and blood purity (limpieza) for Hernando Portocarrero Benito and Geronima de Mendoza his wife. Genealogical and archival research goes back to 1570s. Contains signature and wax seal.