Guide to the Mexican Manuscripts Collection
Processed by Erik Ching and Viviana Marsano, 1994
Department of Special Collections
University of California, Santa Barbara
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Guide to the Mexican Manuscripts Collection, 1776-1837
Collection number: Bernath Mss 13
Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Title: Mexican Manuscripts Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1776-1837
Collection Number: Bernath Mss 13
.2 linear feet
(1 half-size box)
University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
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permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Mexican Manuscripts Collection. Bernath Mss 13. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California,
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.
Box 1: 1
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
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.]