"Nos los Ynquisidores ... En la Ynquisicion de Toledo: 1785. Inquisition 115
Spanish. Ornate hand-colored & decorated certificate naming Joseph Gomez Olias Alguacil mayor for the inquisition at Morejón. Contains signatures and wax seal. Certified shortly after (on verso).
Relación de los méritos del... [Cuenca]: 1596; 1600; [?]. Inquisition 118
Spanish. Summary of 1594 trial, with secret evidence of numbered witnesses. Ana was condemned to death for Judaizing practices, with sentence commuted after reconciliation at a 1596 Auto de fe to confiscation of goods and perpetual prison. The document notes she was a good prisoner and recommends further commutation; a marginal note declares she was released in 1600. A later transcription of the document is included.
Processo del Santo Officio:... S.l. [Mexico?]: 1538. Inquisition 117
Spanish. Trial notes of secretary Diego de Mayorca, with signature of inquisitor bishop Fray Juan de Zumárraga of Mexico.
Josef Nuenta Escalante, Jose Manuel Calderon et al Diligencias contra el Reo A... Santiago Compandaro [Cupandaro], Valladolid: 1798-1799. Inquisition 125
Spanish. Inquisitorial trial of Atanasio de la Cruz, Indian of Copándaro, near San Luis de Potosí (Mexico), for having made a pact with the devil. The trial began in Copándaro (1798), but was later moved to the episcopal seat of Valladolid [Mexico]. Multiple documents in multiple hands, with signatures of several inquisition officials. De la Cruz was absolved and released in July 1799.
Pedro Alexandro de Texeda et al "Denuncia que hace el ... Mexico: 1766-1767. Inquisition 121
Spanish. Case brought against Joseph López, of the Order of St. Francis, by Pedro Alexandro Texeda, agent of the Holy Office, for a sermon given by the accused in 1766. Contains the complaint and accusation of Pedro Alexandro, with his signature. Various other related signed letters and documents in several hands, including some by fr. Joseph López. The Franciscan was vigorously defended by his Order, and the accusor was relieved of his duties.
Joachim de Bocanegra, Antonio Bernardo de Guiros et al "Senor: Con grave labo... San Luis de Potosí: 1774-1776. Inquisition 123
Spanish. Inquisitorial trial concerning alleged witchcraft, with resulting illness and possible possession, by a woman named "San Juana" and her daughter Viviana. Denunciations by Maria de los Santos Tobar and others; the accused do not seem to have been found or interrogated. Testimony describes rural society and beliefs in the region of Potosí (Mexico), including expert opinion of a doctor confirming likely use of sorcery. Case dismissed for lack of evidence in 1776.
Lope de Izquierdo et al Proceso contra Gaspar de lo... Mexico; Queretano; Vera Cruz: 1620-1622. Inquisition 119
Spanish. Trial of Gaspar de los Reyes, a Portuguese muleteer resident at San Luis de Potosí in Mexico, along with his mestiza companion Catelina de Parraga (de la Parra) for iconoclasm. Very extensive, with many witnesses and signature of officials including inquisition commissary fr. Lope Izquierdo; Gaspar de los Reyes' signature also appears. His punishment included banishment to Castile; she received 200 lashes and both were tortured.
Francisco Uraga " El señor Inquisidor ... Valladolid: 1796. Inquisition 124
Spanish. Denunciation of Fr. Josef, with testimony of colleagues concerning various improprieties at mass, as well as illicit use of chocolate, women and pornographic images. Single document with signatures Ramón Pérez and Isidorio Carranza as well as notary Francisco Uraga.
"Nos los Inquisidores ... Murcia: 1690. Inquisition 120
Spanish. Internal memo to the inquisition comisario for Aspe, Franscisco Cremades y Bernau, concerning affairs in Elche. Contains signatures.
"Nos los Inquisidores ... Valencia: 1619. Inquisition 216
Spanish. Handwritten copy of an edict banning exessive reverence for the late Francisco Gerónimo Simon. Contains signature.
"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de Murcia: 1689. Inquisition 267
Spanish. Internal letter to the inquisition comisario for Elche, Miguel Angel Botella, updating him on a legal case ("pleito ejecutivo"). Contains signatures.
"Nos los Alcaldes de l... Toledo: 1735. Inquisition 328
Spanish. Collection of documents relating to the Santa Hermandad confraternity. The first three are printed forms filled in by hand on behalf of two confraternity comisarios; these contain signatures and wax seals. A series of manuscript documents follows, relating to the same Familiars and officials. Ornate binding with crest.
"Nos los Inquisidores ... Cadiz; Sevilla [Seville]: . Inquisition 389
Spanish and Latin. Collection of 4 separate but related documents with texts for promulgation of an Edict of faith (Cádiz 1776) and pronouncement of anathema (both printed), and different types of abjuration and absolution formulas in cases of heresy (manuscript). Contains signatures and wax seals.
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.
Saracho, Juan de; Joan Ruiz de Prado et al. "La ciudad de los Reye... Los Reyes [Lima]: 1598. Inquisition 568
Spanish. Petition requesting payment of monies owing from a local official who has been abusing his power. The inquisitors' positive response follows, continuing on verso. Contains signatures.
Betanzos y Figueroas, Luis de et al. "Nos los Inquisidores ... Los Reyes [Lima]: 1656. Inquisition 573
Spanish. Instructions for executors to pay for masses at the convent of San Agustín in La Plata, in accordance with the will of María Saguada[?]. Receipt and further notes on verso. Contains signatures.
Verdugo, Francisco et al "Nos los Inquisidores ... Los Reyes [Lima]: 1622. Inquisition 570
Spanish. Instructions to assign funds for the food and tobacco expenses of Manuel de Fonseca, held at the inquisition prison at Lima. Receipt on verso. Contains signatures.
Manozca, Juan de et al "Nos los ynquisidores ... Los Reyes [Lima]: 1637; 1638. Inquisition 572
Spanish. Instructions to deduct funds from the confiscated property of Martín Morano Ossorio to pay for the costs of his imprisonment by the Lima inquisition. A receipt for these funds on the verso is dated 1638. Contains signatures.
Díaz de Contreras, Martín. "Digo yo Martín Díaz d... Los Reyes [Lima]: 1604. Inquisition 569
Spanish. Receipt for partial payment of salary to an inquisition secretary of the Lima tribunal. Contains signature.