This collection contains 92 legal, military, religious, and genealogical records (often incomplete fragments) related to colonial
and national Mexico and Guatemala,
dating from 1586 to 1857. The bulk of the records are legal and contractual, including wills, testimonies, inheritance cases,
power of attorney contracts, and financial agreements between individuals and/or
92 items in 5 boxes + oversize envelope
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