Lot 169 of 435:
Indulgences withheld in Old Mexico, 1808  

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$300 - $500

Title:
Sumario de las indulgencias concedidas a los congregantes de la congregacion del glorioso apostol de la India S. Francisco Xavier, fundada canonicamente en la parroquia de la Santa Veracruz de Mexico, por nuestro Smô. Padre Benedicto XIII...
Author:
Benedict XIII, Pope
Place:
Mexico
Publisher:
Oficina de Arizpe
Date:
1808
Description:

4 leaves, single 4to signature uncut and unbound. 1 full-page woodcut illustration. 21.7x16 cm (8½x6¼").

An admonition that the pope has revoked all the previous indulgences to the congregation, and that in order to obtain them again they must have this current publication and also acquire the Bula de la Santa Cruzada. This granting or withholding of indulgences was a key means of regulating the local populace, as they were seen as a way to reduce the amount of punishment one had to undergo for sins, and they may reduce the temporal punishment after death, in the state or process of purification called Purgatory. OCLC/WorldCat lists four copies of this document.

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Condition:
Some staining to lower portions of a few leaves, a marginal worm track, else very good.
 
Item number:
290430
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