Lot 274 of 455:
Public announcements in Puebla town square, 1711  

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Manuscript list of announcements that were gave by Nicolas de la Cruz, “indio ladino pregonero” (an Indian who gave public announcements in the streets).


Puebla, Town of San Juan de los Llanos




6-page manuscrpt document, on sello quarto (2 conjugate sheets, 1 single sheet), with rubberstamps dated 1710-1711. 31.5x21 cm (12¼x8¾").

The announcements are about public auctions of goods: cattle, furniture, belts for horses. he document comprehends 18-27 announcements, and notes that there weren't buyers for the goods. Additionally, the document describes the Indian that gave public announcement in the principal plaza of the town were many people gathered. 

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Some edge wear, a few small worm tracks; very good.

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