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    Monterrey, New Spain Broadside Printed on Revenue Stamped Paper: Edict Regarding Payment of Taxes on Mulatto and Freed Black Labor. Four integral pages, 8.25" x 12.25", 1657, Nueva España, printed in Spanish, untranslated. Some paper loss at the fold, where it was removed from a bound volume. Modest dampstaining, else fine.

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    The edict, originally issued in the name of the Viceroy of New Spain, Gaspar de Zuñiga Azevedo y Fonseca, Conde de Monterrey, describes the "tribute" to be paid the Spanish Crown resulting from "Indios", "Mulatos", and "Negro" labor. The last page is annotated, signed and dated 1658.



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