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"Nos don Francisco Per... S.l.n.a. [Mexico?]: [1700s?]. Inquisition 38

Spanish. Documents relating to Inquisition and law in the New world, ranging from 1717 to 1797; some apparently copied in the Secretaría de la Cámara de Gobierno, Mexico, for the benefit of an archbishop by Licenciado Antonio Dies de Medina, Secretary. 1. 34 articles on Inquisition procedure (Madrid 1747). 2.- Royal order to respect the Inquisition (1763). 3.- Royal brief for Viceroys (Aranjuez 1744). 4.- Royal brief on legal procedure (Aranjuez 1740). 5.- Royal brief (Aranjuez 1763). 6.- Royal brief on removal of immunity for criminals, and prison duties for Knights of San Juan (el Buen Retiro 1757). 7.- Royal brief on inquisitorial jurisdiction (Segovia 1717). 8.- Royal brief on Puntos de Fuerza (San Lorenzo del Real 1721). 9.- Royal brief to the Audiencia of Guadalaxara, in response to its legal case (el Buen Retiro 1762). 10.- Royal brief on Church legal involvement (el Buen Retiro 1757). 11.- Royal brief with further details on the preceding (el Buen Retiro 1760). 12.- Response from the Fiscal, in light of the preceding, on the case of the Convento de la Concepción (México 1764). 13.- Royal brief on immunity for criminals (San Lorenzo 1750). 14.- Royal brief on the preceding (el Pardo 1764; 1765). 15.- Royal brief on jurisdiction of royal judges and inquisition in bigamy cases (el Buen Retiro 1754). 16.- Royal brief on clergy rights (el Buen Retiro 1753). 17.- Edict clarifying and modifying brief of 1753 on clergy rights in New World (Aranjuez 1757). 18.- Royal edict noting proliferation of under-populated Augustinian convents in New World; invokes 1711 brief of Paul V before archbishops of Lima y México calling for suppression of some convents and new recruitment efforts in others; with further information on convents in Indies for royal familiars and officials (Madrid 1797). 19.- Royal brief ordering observance of Ley 1ª de Castilla Lib. 5º, tit. 19, on mercantile fraud, addressed to the Alcaldes of the Sala del Crimen de la Real Audiencia de México (Madrid 1719). 20.- Royal brief on Church tribunals, with review of documents on this point (San Lorenzo 1743). 21.- Copy of ch. 19 of a royal brief referring to the recovery of tribes (Alcavalas?) in New Spain (Pardo 1765). 22.- Royal pragmatic sanction to be published in all realms on law regarding intestate inheritance (Pardo 1766). 23.- Brief on problems surrounding shipment of silver to Spain (Pardo 1768). 24. - Letter of the Conde de Aranda, on patrimonial revenues (Madrid 1768). 25.- Royal order to Viceroys of New Spain, warning Alcaldes Mayores not to mistreat missionaries (Bucareli 1773).

Olmo, José del Relacion Histórica del Auto... Mejico [Mexico]: 1849. Inquisition 90

Spanish. Reproduces much of Jose de Olmo's account of a well-known 1680 Auto, without illustration.

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.

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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.

[Bartolomé, José de S.?] Apologia del Santo Tribunal... S.l.n.a. [Mexico?]: [1814?]. Inquisition 165

Spanish. This text, here unbound, was also published with another work of José de S. Bartolomé in a printing of 1814 (see #176).

Puigblanch, Antonio La Inquisicion sin máscara,... México: 1824. Inquisition 188

Spanish. Hand-written curse on inquisitors has been added on the rear pastedown.

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Pio obispo siervo de los siervos de Dios [pope Pius V] "Si tenemos quotidiano... Mexico: 1569. Inquisition 208

Spanish. Translation of the bull "Si de protegendis", asserting papal protection of inquisitorial witnesses and recognition of rights pertaining to familiars and officials. Cf. INQ207, INQ214. Issued in Mexico on the orders of Bartholome de Ledesma, with blank spaces for names of local authorities; rare example of early Mexican printing.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Ciudad de Mexico, en la Sala de nuestra Audiencia: 1620. Inquisition 217

Spanish. Edict reminding confessors of inquisitorial jurisdiction over various sins and doctrinal errors, which cannot be otherwise absolved.

"Nos los Inquisidores,... En la Sala de nuestra Audiencia, en la ciudad de Mexico: 1626. Inquisition 223

Spanish. Edict banning improper use of painted crosses, along with a book on philosophy. Contains signature.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... Mexico: 1642. Inquisition 237

Spanish. Decree notifying local clergy of requirement that citizens declare all property pertaining to seized estates, and anathematizing those who fail to comply. Blank form, with spaces for details to be filled in.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México: [1700s?]. Inquisition 285

Spanish. Undated blank form banning import of all unlicensed books.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Ciudad de Mexico, y Sala de nuestra Audiencia: c1740. Inquisition 336

Spanish. Extended text for Edict of Faith, requiring denunciations of various heresies; very extensive, mentioning specific Mexican practices such as peyote use. Space for date left blank.

Mer y Villar, Juan de; Patricio Martinez de Bustos "Nos el Doctor Don Jua... México: 1793. Inquisition 392

Spanish. Publication of a 1792 notice authorizing consumption of meat during Lent, in accordance with a papal indult of 1791. Alms are to be collected for the poor in exchange for this privilege; the rate of payment is divided into four classes. Most Indians, Blacks, Meztizos, day laborers and mendicant friars, etc. are allowed to give prayers in lieu of monetary payment. Contains wax seal and notarial marks.

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"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México: 1809. Inquisition 401

Spanish. Edict banning 55 books and writings (including Gibbon's "Decline and Fall"), 24 of which are forbidden even to those with licenses, expurgating 6 others. Contains signatures.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México: 1810. Inquisition 404

Spanish. Edict denouncing Joseph Bonaparte's pretensions in Spain and his encouragement of rebels in the Americas, banning all his proclamations and requiring parishioners to denounce clergy who support him.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México, y Sala de nuestra Audiencia: 1810. Inquisition 402

Spanish. Public notice of sentence against Mexican priest and rebel leader Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, signed by inquisitors.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México: 1810. Inquisition 403

Spanish. Edict banning a proclamation by Joseph Bonaparte and a Mexican creole tract deemed insulting to the Spanish king Ferdinand VII. Contains signatures.

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México: 1810. Inquisition 405

Spanish. Edict banning a proclamation by Joseph Bonaparte, as well as other writings including Nicolás Freret's "Lettres à Eugenie".

"Nos los Inquisidores ... En la Inquisicion de México: 1807. Inquisition 399

Spanish. Edict denouncing a text by José Rojas, resident of Baltimore MD. Contains signatures and wax seal.