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[Bolivia. Viceroyalty of Peru] Rodriguez de la Cruz, Pablo.
Bolivia / Peru: Autograph Doc. 16th c. debt repayment Ciudad de la Plata 1652.
1652. [Bolivia. Viceroyalty of Peru] Rodriguez de la Cruz, Pablo.[Manuscript Document Signed]. 16th century debt repayment by Pablo Rodriguez de la Cruz to Felipe de la Bala in Ciudad de la Plata de la Nueva Toledo.[La Plata]: 1652. 1 leaf. [2 pp]. Folio [8 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches]. A very good copy, minor staining at the lower edge not affecting text. Item #44079 The amount owed of one thousand one hundred and thirty pesos and three reales is received by Manuel de Sosa on behalf of Felipe de la Bala (as his representative). The document is signed before the Mayor, Captain Cristobal Tovar y Mendoza; the Notary, Joseph Comis: and witnesses, including Sebastian Marino, Pablo de la Torre, and Francisco Ortiz, in La Plata on the 30th of October of 1652. The debtor, Pablo Rodriguez de la Cruz, was a member of some standing in La Plata society, though in 1667 he was denied "la confirmación del oficio de alférez real" of La Plata due to a debt in Los Reyes. (which may have also been the city in which Felipe de la Bala resided). Ciudad de la Plata de la Nueva Toledo (then in the Province of the Charcas del Piru) is now Sucre, Bolivia. Ciudad de los Reyes was the original name of Lima, Peru. Manuscript documents from Ciudad de la Plata are quite uncommon. See: Ximena Medinaceli, et al: La construcción de lo urbano en Potosí y La Plata, siglos XVI-XVII, (Sucre: 2008), p. 184, and Víctor Tau Anzoátegui: Libros registros-cedularios de Charcas, 1563-1717: catálogo, V. 2 (Buenos Aires, 1992), p.193. Subject: Latin America ABAA, ILAB Fine, Rare, & Unusual Books and Manuscripts with a special … [Click Below for Full Description]
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