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Translation of Santiago Liñan and Pedro Flores.

Translation of Santiago Liñan and Pedro Flores.

September 22, 1720

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Translation of Jiménez de Benjumea's certification concerning faithfulness and success of Pedro Malo de Villavicencio in raising a million pesos for the maintenance of warship and troops in Havana.  It encloses Villavicencio's signed petition that the King be reminded of his services.

Translation of Jiménez de Benjumea's certification concerning faithfulness and success of Pedro Malo de Villavicencio in raising a million pesos for the maintenance of warship and troops in Havana. It encloses Villavicencio's signed petition that the King be reminded of his services.

October 8, 1726

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Translation of decree of viceroy, countered by Antonio de Aviles, that soldiers be assigned to assist the missionaires in compelling the Indians to gather in settlements; quotation (in decree of Vergara's petition and opinions rendered by Rivera and Rebooledo. Accompanying document(signed): acknowledgement by Bustillo y Zevallos of receipt of decree and promise of obedience.

Translation of decree of viceroy, countered by Antonio de Aviles, that soldiers be assigned to assist the missionaires in compelling the Indians to gather in settlements; quotation (in decree of Vergara's petition and opinions rendered by Rivera and Rebooledo. Accompanying document(signed): acknowledgement by Bustillo y Zevallos of receipt of decree and promise of obedience.

September 8, 1727

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Translation of Casafuerte's proclamation concerning reprisal for hostile acts of the English.

Translation of Casafuerte's proclamation concerning reprisal for hostile acts of the English.

August 9, 1729

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Translation of [Casafuerte's] instructions to Osilia y Rayo, concerning investigation of the crimes committed by the royal officials of Veracruz.

Translation of [Casafuerte's] instructions to Osilia y Rayo, concerning investigation of the crimes committed by the royal officials of Veracruz.

August 9, 1729

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Translation of copy of Casafuerte's letter to the King enclosing the summary of the proceedings of the Consulado vs. the Royal Company of England over payment of alcabala.

Translation of copy of Casafuerte's letter to the King enclosing the summary of the proceedings of the Consulado vs. the Royal Company of England over payment of alcabala.

circa 1724

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Translation of the Prior and Cónsules of the University of Merchants of New Spain to the Viceroy, concerning bankrupt condition of merchants, stagnation of trade and request that coming of fleet be postponed until 1726

Translation of the Prior and Cónsules of the University of Merchants of New Spain to the Viceroy, concerning bankrupt condition of merchants, stagnation of trade and request that coming of fleet be postponed until 1726

circa 1724

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