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Viceroyalty of Peru records

 Collection
Identifier: jfb-MB20002

Scope and Content

The six folios pertain to the administration of the Viceroyalty of Peru, and cover royal taxation, the tobacco monopoly, and the import-export sector. Folio #1 is a record of royal income and ecclesiastical tax (media anata) receipts for 1734. Folio #2 is a record of the sales tax (alcabala) receipts for Arequipa, Peru in 1783. Folio #3 is a letter book of the royal tobacco monopoly (estanco) in 1777, and folio #4 is a record of the production and exportation of tobacco from the viceroyalty in 1781. Folio #5 is a log of merchandise exported from Peru that was shipped to Spain and various ports in 1791. Folio #6 is an account book of the customs warehouse (caxa de Almacen) for transactions between March 1810 and March 1812.

Dates

  • 1734-1812

Creator

Language of Materials

Spanish

Restrictions

Collection is open for research with no restrictions.

Copyright

It is the user’s responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. See curator for questions.

Extent

6 Volumes : Manuscript; ink on paper. Bound in limp vellum with titles written on outside front cover.

Abstract

The collection contains six bound volumes of manuscript materials from eighteenth and early nineteenth century Peru. The folios pertain to the administration of the Viceroyalty of Peru between 1734 and 1812. Records of royal taxation, the royal tobacco monopoly, and royal oversight of imports and exports are included in the collection.

Arrangement

The records were arranged thematically by the archivist in one series, folios #1-6.

Bell Library Call Number

1734 oVic

Collection Accession Number:

MB20002

Creator

Title
Viceroyalty of Peru Records, 1734-1812
Author
Kevin D. Mummey
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Elmer L. Andersen Library
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Minneapolis MN 55455
612-624-1528