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

Created / Published

  • Madrid, June 10, 1540

Headings

  • -  Latin America--History
  • -  Indians--Conversion--Christianity
  • -  New Spain--Politics and government
  • -  Catholic Church--Discipline
  • -  Manuscripts

Genre

  • Manuscripts

Notes

  • -  The Crown has been informed that the Indians are keeping idols in their houses, that the bishop of Mexico has found idols during the destruction of the temples and in secret places, and that they do other things dishonorable to God. The Regent commands the Viceroy to look into the matter and to determine the punishment he deems best.

Source Collection

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

Repository

  • Manuscript Division

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Online Format

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  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Madrid, 1540. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-03100/.

APA citation style:

(1540) Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Madrid. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-03100/.

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Hans Peter Kraus Collection: Royal cedula to Antonio de Mendoza, Viceroy of New Spain. Madrid, 1540. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mss31013-03100/>.