Manuscript/Mixed Material Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain

About this Item

Title

  • Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain

Names

  • The King [Charles I of Spain]

Created / Published

  • Valladolid, August 23, 1538

Headings

  • -  Latin America--History
  • -  Indians, Treatment of--New Spain
  • -  Indians--Conversion--Christianity
  • -  New Spain--Politics and government
  • -  Manuscripts

Genre

  • Manuscripts

Notes

  • -  This cedula is a response to the request of the bishops in item 19A that the Indians be gathered into towns and introduced to Spanish social civilization (policía humana) so they may be instructed in Christianity more easily. The King orders the Viceroy to try by all means to induce the Indians into this settled manner of life, without oppression, but by showing them the advantages of it.

Medium

  • 1 leaf

Source Collection

  • Hans Peter Kraus collection of Spanish American documents, 1433-1877

Repository

  • Manuscript Division

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Online Format

  • pdf
  • image

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The King Charles I Of Spain. Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Valladolid, 1538. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-02500/.

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The King Charles I Of Spain. (1538) Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Valladolid. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-02500/.

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The King Charles I Of Spain. Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Valladolid, 1538. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-02500/>.