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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, 1580-circa 1800 Bound volumes of correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, property boundaries, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, the ...
    • Date: 1580
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    Bartolomé de las Casa statement of opinion, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Statement of opinion (AMs) sent to Emperor Charles V for presentation to the Council of the Indies. Topics include Spanish policies to the Indians of the New World, including conquest, conversion, servitude, and slavery.
    • Contributor: Casas, Bartolomé De Las
    • Date: 1542
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    Henry Albert Monday collection relating to Mexico, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Legal and financial records including contracts, powers of attorney, promissory notes, tax and expenditure accounts, and reports; personal papers including correspondence, notes, and reports; and printed matter consisting of codes of laws, grammars and vocabularies, medical books, music, and newspapers relating chiefly to various aspects of Mexican political, legal, and ecclesiastical history. Includes records and other papers pertaining to the viceregal administration and the ...
    • Contributor: Monday, Henry Albert
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    Philip II letter, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. At best, these ...
    • Contributor: Philip II - Eraso, Antonio De. - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1578
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, 1543-1922 Bound volumes of files kept by the Jesuits, original owners of the hacienda. Subjects include the acquisition and sale of land, ownership disputes, water rights, rental of property, agricultural production, livestock and livestock brands, and relations with the Indians of Mexico. Also includes correspondence and fiscal accounts with the local railroad company
    • Date: 1543
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    Santa Clara de Tulillo Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees, deeds of gift, estate inventories, fiscal accounts, bills of sale, land grants, legal suits and countersuits, mortgage loans, rental agreements, wills and testaments, and other records kept by the Jesuit ...
  • Book/Printed Material
    Philip II letter, 1578 Dec. 2. ALS, written in Madrid, to Pedro Moya de Contreras, Archbishop of Mexico. Philip II complains to the Archbishop of Mexico City about his practice of appointing monolingual priests to Indian benefices. Philip had previously ordered the archbishop not to appoint clergy unskilled in Indian tongues. Despite the king's command, the archbishop had still allowed many monolingual priests to hold Indian benefices. At best, these ...
    • Contributor: Philip II
    • Date: 1578
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    San José de Queréndaro Hacienda records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Two bound volumes containing files kept by the Jesuits, the original owners of the hacienda, relating principally to the areas surrounding the Laguna de Cuitzeo, Michoacán de Ocampo, Mexico. Records include correspondence, royal decrees and rulings, land grants, acts of land possession, lawsuits, estate inventories, wills and testaments, bills of sale, rental agreements, mortgage and loan material, and fiscal accounts. Subjects include the acquisition ...
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    Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Guatemala (Guatemala) records, Catalog Record Only Bound volume of documents concerning the archepiscopate.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Guatemala (Guatemala)
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    Corónica, y historia religiosa de la Provincia de la Compañia de Jesús de México en Nuevo España, fundaciones de sus colegios y casas ... : Catalog Record Only Manuscript relates to the history, 1571-1654, of the activities and various aspects of the Jesuit province in Mexico and Guatemala; also includes a description of the founding of a Jesuit subprovince in the Philippines.
    • Contributor: Pérez De Ribas, Andrés
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    Privilegios de Indias : Catalog Record Only Volume (177 leaves) containing an alphabetical extract of rights and privileges of Indians in Mexico.
    • Contributor: Benedict XIV
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    Libro de las memorias y cappellanias perpetuas, Catalog Record Only Record book of the first chantries (endowments of money or property, in exchange for masses to be held).
    • Contributor: Convento De Nuestra Señora De La Concepción (Mexico City, Mexico)
    • Date: 1567
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    De Compostela a Espada : vicisitudes de la Iglesia Católica en Cuba /
    Vicisitudes de la Iglesia Católica en Cuba Catalog Record Only
    Includes bibliographical references.
    • Contributor: Segreo Ricardo, Rigoberto
    • Date: 2000
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    Convento de Huejotzingo record book, Catalog Record Only Manuscript record book (44 pages) titled Libro de la Sacristia deste Convento de S. Miguel de Guexozingo del Año de 1714.
    • Contributor: Convento De Huejotzingo
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    Catedral (Guatemala, Guatemala) manuscript, Catalog Record Only Manuscript entitled "Apuntamiento en derecho por la Iglesia Cathedral de Goathemala (i.e., Guatemala), y su Cabildo en el pleyto de el remate de los diezmos."
    • Contributor: Catedral (Guatemala, Guatemala)
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    Antorcha de Americanos y coleccion de various papeles mui curiosas...a la sagrada religion Catolíca á el Rey de España : Catalog Record Only Miscellaneous pamphlets, manuscripts, etc. generally relating to Mexican history.
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    Mexico collection, Catalog Record Only Miscellaneous official documents relating to the Inquisition (1590-1598), the church (1690-1695), the military (1724-1851), emigrants from Louisiana (1803-1811), and the courts (1844-1872).
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    Exempla, Catalog Record Only Fragmentary manuscript volume (154 leaves) containing exempla (comments) on the Ten Commandments (beginning with the third); the commandments of the church; dance, theater, and amusements (bayles, comedias, y galas); moral precepts; and punishments for disregarding the commandments and church feast days.
    • Contributor: Galbán, Juan Joseph
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    Catholic Church (Philippines) records, Catalog Record Only Purchase, 1939. Collection material in Spanish.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church (Philippines)
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    Francisco Palóu correspondence, Catalog Record Only Manuscript letter (1787 May 24) signed by Franciscan missionary Francisco Palóu and addressed to Ramón de Posada y Soto, the fiscal of the Royal Treasury in Mexico (Real Hacienda, New Spain), stating that only church officials need to be notified when Catholic missionaries travel to Upper California or Lower California (Baja California, Mexico) and that permission is not required from secular authorities.
    • Contributor: Palóu, Francisco
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    Inventario de todos los documentos y demás manuscritos del archivo de este monasterio...de Monjas de la Inmaculada Concepción de Nuestra Señora de esta Ciudad de Santiago, Guatemala, Catalog Record Only Inventory of the documents and manuscripts in the convent archive.
    • Contributor: Convento De La Inmaculada Concepción De Nuestra Señora (Antigua, Guatemala) - Convent of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady (Antigua, Guatemala)
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    Unidentified religious (Mexico) diary : Catalog Record Only One volume (456 pages : bound in vellum) contains religious meditations by an unknown person, probably a Catholic monk or nun.
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    Convento de Guadalajara de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Redención de Cautivos records, Catalog Record Only Illustrated manuscript (2 June 1722-18 August 1829) titled Lybro de Professyones de este Comv[en]to de Guadalaxara de Nuestra Señora de la Merced Redenciõ de Cautibos. Consists of professions of faith made by prospective friars following their probationary year at the Mercedarian convent in Guadalajara, Mexico.
    • Contributor: Convento De Guadalajara De Nuestra Señora De La Merced Redención De Cautivos (Guadalajara, Mexico)
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    Catholic Church. Province of Cebu (Philippines) records, Catalog Record Only Ecclesiastical court records of the Bishopric of Cebu.
    • Contributor: Catholic Church. Province of Cebu (Philippines)