Claims Regarding Government Responsibility Toward Indians in Peru, ca. 1685

Law Library 4.jpg
Law Library 4.jpg

Claims Regarding Government Responsibility Toward Indians in Peru, ca. 1685

6,500.00

A rare Peruvian work, with debated authorship and printing, documenting a major conflict between government and ecclesiastical authorities in Peru on issues of the Church's responsibility to the Indians. OFENSA, Y DEFENSA DE LA LIBERTAD ECLESIASTICA. LA PRIMERA EN VEINTE Y QVATRO CAPITULOS, QUE MANDÒ PUBLICAR EL EXCELENTISSIMO SEÑOR DUQUE DE LA PALATA, VIRREY DEL PERÚ, EN DESPACHO DE 20 DE FEBRERO DE 1684. [Liñan y Cisneros, Melchor, and Montero del Aguila, Diego Andrés]: [Spain? 1685]. [208] pp. (104 numbered leaves). Woodcut vignette on title page and ornamental initial on first page of text.  In Spanish and Latin. This item would represent an excellent opportunity to develop the Law Library’s record of the legal history of colonial Central America.

Save this Rare Book

100% of these funds will be provided to the Law Library of Congress to acquire, restore, or repair these precious materials within its collections.