Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 321

Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(MEXICAN IMPRINT--1815.) Manuel de Flores. Late colonial Inquisition broadside ordering the cessation of heretical opinions. Letterpress broadside, 24 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches, on 2 conjoined sheets, signed in type by Flores as Inquisitor and his secretary with their manuscript rubrics; minor wear, folds, 2 light paper clip stains. Mexico, 2 September 1815

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The Spanish Inquisition had recently been abolished, but was briefly revived in 1814. This proclamation generously allows all Spanish subjects in New Spain until the end of the year to confess and renounce any heretical opinions. 3 copies in OCLC.