Sanchez Garcia, Xp.al [Cristobal] "Yo Don Cristobal Sanc... Madrid: 1640. Inquisition 13
Spanish. Copy of testimony originally given in 1638 by Luis Sánchez García (father of Cristóbal Sánchez García), concerning a case dating back to 1525. Contains signature and wax seal.
Aytona, Marquesa de [Aitona] "Senor mio. Con mucho ... Madrid: 1682. Inquisition 17
Spanish. Letter from the marquis to an inquisitor, thanking him for assistance in a legal case ("pleyto").
Gonzalez de Arbulu, Manuel; Juan de Albirtegui "Manuel Gonzalez del A... Lima; Madrid: 1711; 1765. Inquisition 25
Spanish. Two related documents; the first acknowledges receipt of documents, some dating as far back as 1705, from Madrid naming various persons (including Antonio Maldonado) to offices in the Peruvian tribunal (1711). The second is a notice from Madrid naming Francisco Matienzo to an inquisitorial post in Lima; his blood purity (limpieza) is mentioned (1765). Both documents contain signatures and wax seals.
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.
Quiroga, Gasparis a [Gaspar de] Index et Catalogus Librorum... Madriti [Madrid]: 1583-1584. Inquisition 44
Spanish and Latin. Two volumes bound together. Some mispagination in second work. Second work contains alphabetical index at end, followed on last page by manuscript addition (dated 1600) of more books to be expurgated.
Cana, Joseph de la "Joseph de la Cana Cav... Inquisicion de Corte [Madrid]: 1700. Inquisition 109
Spanish. Document notes receipt of orders from inquisitor general (dated Madrid 1700) appointing Luis Maldonado, Order of Santiago, notary for the Valladolid inquisition. Contains signature of inquisitorial secretary Cana, wax seal.
Titulo de Notario del Secre... Madrid: 1700. Inquisition 108
Spanish. Contains signatures and wax seal.
Perez de Prado y Cuesta, Francisco "Nos Don Francisco Per... Madrid; La Jineta [Gineta]: 1747-1748. Inquisition 113
Spanish. Notice from inquisitor general Perez de Prado y Cuesta, confirming Pedro Martinez de Soria's tenure as Alguacil de la Santa Cruzada (a royal donation dating back to the 1630s). Certified in the following year at la Gineta, with wax seal (on verso); text partially cut off at bottom. Contains signature.
"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.
Titulo de Secretario del Se... Madrid: 1716-1717. Inquisition 111
Spanish. Certificate confirming the retirement of Luis Maldonado as secretary of the Valladolid inquisition with full pension and perquisites. Contains signatures, inquisitorial wax seal. Certified four months later (1717) before Antonio Llanes Campomanes (on verso).
"Señor. El Arzovispo Y... Madrid: 1771. Inquisition 122
Spanish, Latin and Italian. Lengthy essay calling for an inquisitorial trial of disabled soldier Juan Rodríguez Bejarano, for bigamy. Several documents compiled in a single hand as a defense of inquisitorial jurisdiction in such matters; includes Latin and Italian citations of earlier cases, laws and scripture.
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.
Silva, Gomez de et al "Haviendose representa... [Madrid?]: 1636; 1637. Inquisition 571
Spanish. Registered copy (paginated 153) of a letter to the Lima inquisition from the Suprema, urging establishment of a tribunal in Buenos Aires. Receipt acknowledged in Los Reyes [Lima] 31 May 1637, six months after it was sent.
"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.