Finding Aid to the Documents Relating to Peru, [ca. 1550-1850]

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Finding Aid to the Documents Relating to Peru, [ca. 1550-1850]

Collection number: BANC MSS Z-D 123

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Documents Relating to Peru,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1550-1850]
Collection Number: BANC MSS Z-D 123
Extent: Number of pages: 83
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Languages Represented: Collection materials are in Spanish

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Documents relating to Peru, [ca. 1550-1850], BANC MSS Z-D 123, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Manuscript copies of documents from the Additional Manuscripts Series in the British Museum.
From the collection of Alphonse L. Pinart.

Contents

item 1

Cacho, Fernando. Sobre el carácter de los indios del Perú segùn lo pinta un militar español europeo, nombrado Don Fernando Cacho, teniente coronel, que sirvió en aquel pais en la guerra de la independencia de Buenos Ayres contra el alto Perú.

Scope and Content Note

(Numb. 1. 21-23). Copy of Additional MSS 17, 588, f. 63, Bauzá collection.
Original written in the early part of the 19th century.
Concerning the Indians of Peru.
item 2

Ocampo, Baltasar de, fl. 1610. Descripción de la provincia de Sant Francisco de la Victoria de Villcapampa.

Scope and Content Note

(Numb. 1. 23-61). Copy of Additional MSS 17, 585, f. 1, Bauzá collection.
Addressed to Juan de Mendoza y Luna, marqués de Montesclaros, Viceroy of Peru.
Not dated; written about 1610; British museum copy made at the end of the 18th century.
item 3

[Sotelo Narváez, Pedro] [Extracto de la "Relación de las provincias de Tucumán para el Il mo. Señor licenciado Zepeda, presidente de la Real audiencia de La Plata, hecha por Pedro Sotelo Narváez." 15-?]

Scope and Content Note

(Numb. 1. 62-64). Copy of Additional MSS 17, 585, f. 74, Bauzá collection. A transcript from Simancas in the handwriting of Juan Bautista Múñoz.
item 4

Bandera, Damian de la. Relación general de la dispusición i calidad de la provincia de Guamanga llamada San Juan de la Frontera i de la vivienda i costumbre de los naturales de ella.

Scope and Content Note

(Numb. 1. 64-72). Copy of Additional MSS 17, 585, f. 75b, Bauzá collection.
The copy in the British museum was made by Juan Bautista Múñoz, from the original in the archives of Simancas dated August 26, 1557.
item 5

[Relación histórica del Perù, 1775. Extractos]

Scope and Content Note

(Numb. 1. 72-77). Copy of Additional MSS 19, 573, fs. 15, 17, 30b. "... supposed to have been prepared for the use of the Viceroy of Perú, Don Manuel Amat y Junient and to assist him in the drawing of his own report. Copied from the original MS in Buenos Ayres for Sir Woodbine Parish in 1830": Gayangos' Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Spanish language in the British museum, 1877.
item 6

Álvarez, Domingo, Franciscan. Copia de una carta que el Padre Fr. Domingo Álvarez, Procurador general de Corte, de la orden de nuestro padre San Francisco escrivió desde Lima al Reverendísimo padre Comisario general en este chasque [!] que su fecha es de 29 de octubre de 1687.

Scope and Content Note

(Numb. 1. 78-83).
Describes the earthquake which destroyed Lima in 1687.