Three notarial documents from the end of the sixteenth century in the city of Puebla document the system through which financial
transactions and powers of attorney were formalized through the use of a public scribe in early colonial Mexico.
Annotated by Melchor de Molina and Toriobio de Ma. Villa in Puebla de los Angeles, New Spain, in 1582 and 1584 respectively.
Melchor de Molina also appears as the scribe for Leonardo Ruiz de la Peña's testament in the Archivo del Convento de la Concepción
in Puebla (ACCP, Libro de Profesiones, f. 2, 1586/07/17).
2 leaves: paper; 320 mm x 215 mm
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