Guide to the Spanish Language Manuscripts 1526-1823
Cage 542

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Nunemaker, John Horace, 1897-1949
Title
Spanish Language Manuscripts
ID
Cage 542
Date [inclusive]
1526-1823
Extent
27.0 items.
General Physical Description note
2.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
Spanish
Abstract
The collection deals with Spanish colonial history, and consists of legal documents, works on the politics of Spain, and biography. Included here is also a manuscript on the procedures for the nomination of representatives to the Mexican Congress of 1823.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 542, Spanish Language Manuscripts. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

The collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts was assembled for the Washington State University Libraries by Dr. J. Horace Nunemaker between 1939 and 1944.

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Scope and Contents note

Diverse documents, chiefly of Spanish colonial origin. Included are legal documents, discussions of Spanish politics, biographies, and correspondence dealing with such matters as Inquisition trials, the Mexican Congress of 1823 and piracy. Includes letters of Leonardo Saldaña regarding Viceroy Juan de Palafox.

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Arrangement note

The collection has been arranged by related subject and in chronological order.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © ca 1985

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The collection of Spanish Language Manuscripts was acquired for the Washington State University Libraries by Dr. J. Horace Nunemaker between 1939 and 1944. Part of the collection was purchased with funds provided by the Early Birds Club, while the rest was purchased with funds from the Friends of the Library and with funds provided by the University. The purchases in Spain were made in 1939; those made in Mexico were made between 1941 and 1944. A printed notice issued on behalf of King Ferdinand VII and bearing his signature was donated to the Library by Mr. Alfred C. Langdon, class of 1918.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mexico--History--Sources

Personal Name(s)

  • Palafox y Mendoza, Juan de, 1600-1659
  • Saldaña, Leonardo
  • SNunemaker, John Horace, 1897-1949

Subject(s)

  • International Relations

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Proceso y causa criminal contra Simo'n de Leo'n, vecino y natural de esta ciudad de Me'xico, hijo de Duarte de Leo'n Jaramillo y de Isabel Nun ez, su mujer, reclusos por judaizantes, por observante de la Ley de Mose'n. (Proceedings followed by the Inquisition against Simon de Leo'n, aged 15, on charges of practicing judaism.) 1647   124 pages

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Causa criminal contra Cristo'bal de Victoria, testigo en la informacio'n de solteri'a que dio' Alonso de Espinoza para contraer segundo matrimonio. Resulto' haber testificado falsamente. (Proceedings followed by the Inquisition against Cristo'bal de Victoria on charges of perjury.) 1656   132 pages

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Causa criminal contra Luis de la Cruz, negro, sobre haber faltado al juramento de fidelidad que hizo, y revelado el secreto del Santo Oficio. (Proceedings followed by the Inquisition against Luis de la Cruz, a black, for his having failed to keep the oath of secrecy and fidelity to the Inquisition.) 1656   130 pages

1 3

Consulta que en 13 de diciembre del an o 1703 hizo al Rey Don Felipe V una junta formada en la posada del gobernador del Consejo de Castilla, en vista de lo sucedido con el maestro Fr. Froila'n Di'az, y otros asuntos. (Papers submitted to King Philip V by the Governor of the Counsil of Castille on behalf of Fr. Froila'n Di'az, confessor to the late King Charles II, falsely accussed and imprisoned by the Inquisitor General.) 1704   153 pages

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Proceso de Inquisicio'n: Investigacio'n sobre las misiones franciscanas. (Investigation by the Inquisition on the missionary activities of the Franciscan order in the jurisdiction of San Luis Potosi', calling attention the the lack of military protection against attacks by the Indians.) 1744   36.0 pages

1 5

Criminales de Oficio de la jurisdiccio'n eclesiastica contra Felipe Romero y Ana Josefa Alejos sobre lo que dentro se expresa. (Proceedings followed by the Inquisition against Felipe Romero and Ana Josefa Alejos on charges of adultery.) 1782   20.0 pages

1 6

Criminal contra Jose' Manuel A'lvarez por sospechoso en su conducta. (Proceedings of the investigation of Jose' Manuel A'lvarez, an Indian, charged with sedition for his satirical writings. Iniciated by the Inquisition, the case fell under the jurisdiction of the civil and military authorities.) 1811   60.0 pages

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*Edicto General de Fe. (Edict issued by the Inquisition of Mexico against the proclamations for independence issued by Fr. Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla and warning his supporters with excomunication and monetary penalties. Printed.) PDF Version Available 1811   1.0 leaf

1 8

Circulares de Alcabalas, v. I; nos. 1 to 241 (Internal revenue circulars for the Viceroyalty of Mexico. Included here are the articles of foundation of the Monte Pi'o of Mexico City.) 1777-1786   826 pages

2 1

Circulares de Alcabalas, v. II; nos. 242 to 440. (Internal revenue circulars for the Viceroyalty of Mexico. Volumes and II are partly in manuscript form and partly in print and are not always identical. Nos. 127, 172, 173, 175, 188, 353, 387, 413 and 415 are not the actual circulars, but manuscript summaries.) 1787-1796   622 pages

2 2

Recopilacio'n de todas las leyes, ordenes y disposiciones que deben observar los duen os de navios, capitanes, maestres, pilotos, demas oficiales y gente de mar que viajaren desde este puerto a otro cualquiera de las Indias. (Compilation of laws, ordinances and dispositions to be observed by shipowners, captains, masters, pilots, officers and crews traveling from Ca'diz, to any other port in the Indies.) 1767   98.0 pages

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Noticia del estado actual del comercio y poblacio'n de la Nueva Orleans y Luissiana espan ola. (Report submitted to the government of of Spain by Don Francisco Bouligny, captain in New Orleans and Louisiana, dealing with the human and commercial resources of the region.) ca 1700s   178 pages

3 2

Circular sobre harinas. (Report on the cost of shipping flour produced in Spain and shipped in Spanish vessels compared with the costs incurred in this commerce under vessels of foreign flags between Spain and Cuba.) 1830   6.0 pages

3 3

Escritura de censo dado por Alonso de Castro en Toledo, a favor de Juan de San Pedro. (Lease contract between Alonso de Castro and Juan de San Pedro, executed in Toledo.) 1526   42.0 pages

3 4

Sentencia y decididoria por el Audiencia Real de Infanzonia en favor de Juan de Rueda, hijo de Juan de Rueda y nieto de Jimeno de Rueda, infanzones vecinos de la ciudad de Zaragoza, en el Reino de Arago'n. (Certificate of nobility issued in favor of Juan de Rueda.) 1569   16.0 pages

3 5

Copia de lo acaecido en la Nueva Veracruz en el desembarco que hizo el pirata Lorenzillo, an o de 1683. (Report on the attack on Veracruz by French buccaneers.) ca 1684   20.0 pages

3 6

Circunstancias de la Plaza de San Fernando. (Military inquiry on the fall of the fortress of San Fernando de Figueras into French hands.) 1799   270 pages

3 7

Testamento otorgado en virtud de poder del Sr. don Jose' Francisco de Arquellada ante Justo Mendoza, escribano pu'blico de la Ciudad de los Reyes del Peru', a 4 de mayo de 1801, y testimonio de inventario de los bienes, dado por el mismo escribano a 28 de enero de 1802. (Last will and testament of Don Jose' Francisco de Arquellada, dated 1802.) 1802   304 pages

3 8

Carta de Manuel Meji'a al sen or P. G. y C. G. (Letter from Manuel Meji'a addressed to Sen or P. G. y C. G., regarding plans for the celebration of Christmas in Caracas, Venezuela) 1810   2.0 pages

3 9

Edicto del Rey Fernando VII. (Edict issued on behalf of the King of Spain, Ferdinand VII, and bearing his signature, announcing the pregnacy of his wife, and ordering that prayers be said on her behalf in all churches and monasteries of the Indies and the Philipine Islands. Printed) 1817   4.0 pages

3 10

Expediente que contiene la formacio'n de las Juntas primarias o municipales, las secundarias o de partido, y las de provincia, para nombrar los diputados que por la parte alta de la Nueva Vizcaya deben componer el futuro Congreso Constituyente Mexicano. (Procedures for the nomination of the regional representatives to the Mexican Congress of 1823.) 1823   36.0 pages

3 11

Apuntes sobre el bien y el mal de Espan a. Se proponen varios medios para reestablecerla a su antiguo esplendor y opulencia. Escritos por orden del Rey por don Manuel Antonio de la Gandara. (Proposals put forth by Don Manuel Antonio de la Gandara, by order of the Spanish King, on the means to restore and give impulse to Spanish political and economic power.) 1759   576 pages

4 1

Obra original en extracto de la fundacio'n de la infernal constitucio'n llamada falsamente de la monarqui'a espan ola, escrita por don Luis Ferna'ndez. (Work indicting the Spanish constitution of 1812, written by Luis Ferna'ndez. Some remarks in pencil appear at the end of these pages.) ca 1825   220 pages

4 2

Principio de la historia del famoso y cri'tico Duende de Madrid, de Palacio y de Patin o. Compuesta por d. B. Y., presbi'tero en la C. (A copy of the satirical works of Manuel Freire de Silva, "  Duende de Madrid, with an introductory biography and a relation of his activities in the Spanish Court.) ca 1700s   164 pages

5 1

El Duende de Madrid (A copy of the satirical works of Manuel Freire de Silva. Differs from the manuscript described above, being more extensive.) ca 1700s   258 pages

5 2

Apuntes de la vida de Jose' Miguel Guridi y Alcocer, formados por el mismo en fines del an o de 1801 y principios del siguiente de 1802. (The autobiography of Jose' Miguel Guridi y Alcozer written between 1801 and 1802.) 1802   286 pages

5 3

El Siglo Ilustrado. Vida de don Guindo Zerezo, nacido, educado, instruido y muerto segu'n las leyes del presente siglo. Anno de 1777. (The biography of Don Guindo Cerezo.) 1777   216 pages

5 4

Cartas de Leonardo Saldan. (Collection of eighteen letters written by Leonardo de Saldan a (Santellana or Santillana), a priest from Puebla, in Mexico, addressed to various members of the Spanish government regarding the performance of Viceroy Juan de Palafox y Mendoza, as well as issues such as jurisdictions of the various religious orders, tithes, holders of curators, etc., written between 1647 and 1659.) 1647-1659   454 pages

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