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Petition of the Indians of San Salvador Tesmelucan for separation from Huejotzingo Puebla : Huejotzingo, Mexico : ADS, 1743.
BANC MSS 2000/129 m
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Title:

Petition of the Indians of San Salvador Tesmelucan for separation from Huejotzingo Puebla: Huejotzingo, Mexico : ADS, 1743

Creator/Contributor:

Xiron, Juan Francisco.

Creator/Contributor:

Becerra Moreno, Juan.

Creator/Contributor:

Rios, Joseph Luis de los.

Creator/Contributor:

Palacio, Juan de.

Creator/Contributor:

Huerta, Bernardo de.

Creator/Contributor:

Cordoba, Juan Francisco de.

Abstract:

Contains of a petition and six supporting documents (20 p.) by the Alcalde and Fiscal of San Salvador Tesmelucan (also called El Verde) requesting separation from Huexocingo [sic]. On behalf of the people of San Salvador Tesmelucan, as well as San Lorenzo, San Esteban, San Nicolas, San Agustin, and San Juan, they complained of arbitrary taxation and exploitation, and asked for permission to appoint their own authorities. These documents reflect the tensions within this growing population these areas regarding economic resources, land usage, political representation, as well as autonomy from former regional administrative centers.

Date:

1743 (issued)

Subject:

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Taxation -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Taxation -- Mexico -- Puebla (State) -- Huejotzingo
Tax protests and appeals -- Mexico -- Puebla (State)
Huejotzingo (Mexico)
San Salvador Tesmelucan (Mexico)
San Lorenzo (Mexico)
San Esteban (Mexico)
San Nicolas (Mexico)
San Agustín (Puebla : Mexico)
San Juan (Mexico)
Puebla (Mexico : State) -- Politics and government
New Spain

Note:

This region of the present-day state of Puebla had one of the largest Indian populations in central Mexico in the 16th century, prior to severe epidemics which lasted through the 17th century, but had partially recovered by the middle of the 18th century.

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2000/129 m

Origin:

Mexico