A collection of 19th-century documents from the tribunal of the Inquisition in Valencia, later bound together. The first half of the manuscript gathers documents from the trial for superstition of Rosa Conejos of the Spanish village of Gaybiel. The second half is a collection of documents about various individuals in Portugal and England, including the trial for suspicious statements (proposiciones) of Tomas Sans and a denunciation of a journal published in London for Spanish expatriates under the title El español constitucional.
1. f.1r-32v: [Documents concerning the trial of Rosa Conejos, 1807-1808] 2. f.33r-74r: [Documents concerning various individuals in Portugal and England, 1817-1820]
Ms. codex. Title for manuscript from title of first document (f. 1r). Foliation: Paper, ii (modern paper) + 77; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Script: Written in cursive script by multiple hands. Binding: 19th-century boards, spine lacking, leaves detached. Origin: Written in Valencia in 1807-1808 and 1817-1820.
Purchased by the Spanish scholar Pascual de Gayangos in London; gift of Gayangos to "Forster" (John Forster?), 1868 (notes from Gayangos, f. i-ii). Formerly owned by Alexander J. Polden (label or calling card inside upper cover). Acquired by Henry Charles Lea, ca. 1900 (bookplate inside upper cover, entry note, f. i recto)