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Dilig[encias] sobre averiguacion del principio, y origen del a vos comun, y pub[lica] que[?] divulgo de estar tomada, y [amenasar?] cierta providencia militar contra este S[anto] Oficio, dirigida a su abolicion, o mutacion, con otras varias divulgaciones [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Tribunal de la Inquisición en México.
Publication:
Mexico, 1767-1768.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
175 leaves : paper ; 210-315 x 152-220 mm. bound to 315 x 220 mm.
Subjects:
Inquisition -- Mexico -- Early works to 1800.
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Legal documents.
Notarial documents.
Manuscripts, Spanish -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Spanish.
Summary:
Proceedings of the Inquisition in Mexico concerning riots in Mexico City and elsewhere in 1767. A compilation of various letters, declarations, and legal documents, many with signatures and many noted as reviewed by the inquisitors, whose surnames are given as Fierro, Vicente, and Amestoy. Sewn into a volume with no binding.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. i recto).
Foliation: Paper, 175; [i, 1-92, i, 93-172, i], modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in cursive script by numerous hands.
Origin: Written mostly in 1767, with a few documents late in the volume with added dates in 1768 (f. 125r, 131r, 137r, 140r).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Henry Charles Lea Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Mexican archeologist, congressman, and playwright Alfredo Chavero (ownership stamp, f. i recto and elsewhere).
Gift of Alfredo Chavero to the Real Academia de la Historia (Spain), 1873 (inscription, f. i verso).
Sold at auction by International Autograph Auctions, 13 July 2013, lot 690.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1639.
Contributor:
Chavero, Alfredo, 1841-1906, former owner.
Real Academia de la Historia (Spain), former owner.
Henry Charles Lea Fund.
OCLC:
859254856
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