Guide to the Mexican Manuscripts Collection

Processed by Erik Ching and Viviana Marsano, 1994
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Phone: (805) 893-3062
Fax: (805) 893-5749
Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
© 2002
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Mexican Manuscripts Collection, 1776-1837

Collection number: Bernath Mss 13

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    Erik Ching and Viviana Marsano, 1994
    Date Completed:
    28 September 2001
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mexican Manuscripts Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1776-1837
Collection Number: Bernath Mss 13
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Mexican Manuscripts Collection. Bernath Mss 13. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Undetermined.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection consists of various documents related to institutions and property in the State of Puebla, México, between the years 1776 and 1837. The collection consists of six folders and some 240 total pages of documentation. The collection is divided into three parts. The first part (Folder 1) pertains to a single hacienda (Xalapasco) and contains a variety of legal documents and receipts. The second part (Folders 2 and 3) consists of the account records of property belonging to a hospital located in Veracruz. The third part (Folders 4-6) pertains to the dissolution of the estate of Captain Don Gabriel de Segura y Ceballos and contains a variety of legal documents and receipts.

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Untitled

Abstract: [Two bound collections of documents, one 23 pages, the other 84 pages in length. The documents are a variety of claims, receipts, foreclosures and account records, most in reference to the Hacienda San Diego Xalapasco. The documents range in length from one to eight, or so, pages and are dated between 1792-1793, and 1802-1821. Two volumes, one hundred and seven pages.]
Box 1: 2

" Documentos que conprueban el cargo general hecho a los casas del Hospital de San Sebastian de Veracruz en la cuenta seguida de 1 de Enero de 1834 a 12 de Marzo de 1837 "

Abstract: [Documents verifying the general accounts of the property belonging to the Hospital of San Sebastian of Veracruz. The documents include receipts for repairs and construction materials, estimates on the value of the property (mainly houses), and receipts of sale of some of the property. Dated between January 1, 1834 and March 12, 1837. Eleven large sheets and twenty receipt slips.]
Box 1: 3

" Conprende de 1 de Enero de 1836 a 12 de Marzo de 1837, # 23"

Abstract: [A continuation of the accounts from the San Sebastian Hospital in Folder 2. Eight large sheets and sixty-five receipts.]
Box 1: 4

" Cuenta de división y partición de los bienes que quedaron por fallecimiento de el Capitán Don Gabriel de Segura y Ceballos, Regídor Honorario que fue de esta Nobilisima Ciudad de la Puebla "

Abstract: [The account records referring to the settlement of the estate of Captain Don Gabriel de Segura y Ceballos after his death. The documents are drafts of varying lengths and are dated between 1785 and 1788. Seventy-two pages.]
Box 1: 5

" Certificacíones que comprueban las partidas 7a, 8a, 10a y 11a de la cuenta"

Abstract: [Certificates verifying parts 7, 8, 10 and 11 of the account of the settlement of the estate of Don Gabriel de Segura y Ceballos. Dated between 1777 and 1778. Fifty-one pages.]
Box 1: 6

" Recibos que comprueban la 6a partida de la cuenta"

Abstract: [Receipts verifying part 6 of the account. in Folder 5. The documents are receipts of donations for masses requested by Maria Gertrudis Erospe y Padilla, widow of Don Gabriel Segura y Ceballos. Dated between 1776 and 1777. Nine pages.]