1319. San Luis Potosi. El governador del Nuevo Reyno de Leon sobre el estado de la fabrica de la iglesia...

Serial Number
041-04408
Title
1319. San Luis Potosi. El governador del Nuevo Reyno de Leon sobre el estado de la fabrica de la iglesia...
Author(s)
Herrera, Simon (Gobernador)
Others
Date
06-12-1797
Date
08-07-1797
Documentation
Monterrey. June 12, 1797-August 9, 1797. 22p. Letters, informes. Originals, signed.
Summary
Construction of cathedral, Hospital, and convent for monjas Capuchinas in Monterrey halted. Discussion of damages, injuries, grievances resulting from the construction which was overseen by Llanos y Valdes (bishop) and built by Crouxet. Bishop accused of ignoring economics and considering only asthetics in the construction. Problems were caused by the bishop wanting to move the episcopal seat to Saltillo. Herrera mentioned there had been discussion in Monterrey of whether the bishop had the right to make such decisions independently. Mention made of Crouxet's earnings on the project on ff.158. Ff.164 includes gastos de fabrica espiritual. (S. Langmack, April 1990)
Persons
Herrera, Simon (Gobernador)
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Llanos y Valdes, Andres Ambrosio (Obispo)
Crouxet, Juan
Places
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Monterrey (Ciudad)
San Luis Potosi
Saltillo (Villa)
Coahuila
Orizava
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 196 ff. 156-167 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 196 ff. 156-167 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Unnumbered or misnumbered folios.
Reference Number
19600010
Rights
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