The Spanish Dependencies In South America (volume 2); An Introduction To The History Of Their…

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byBernard Moses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...privilege. Leyes de Indias, lib. ix. tit. 27, leyes, 31-4. See voL i. 260. 8 "... i les obligueis a que contribuya cada uno segun o conforme a la hacienda que tuviere,... dandoles a entender el beneficio que se les hace i cuan grande es para ellos dejarlos en sosicgo i quietud." Cedula of June 14, 1621. See Barros Arana, iv. 231. The Spanish system of colonial government, which provided that the audiencia under certain conditions might exercise the powers ordinarily exercised by the governor, made conflicts between these two authorities almost inevitable. During the governor's long absences on his campaigns against the Araucanians, he entrusted the government of the capital and the civil administration of the colony to the corregidor of Santiago. This gave rise to a controversy, since the audiencia held that a corregidor was not to be maintained in cities where there was an audiencia, and that in this case the audiencia was properly the governor's deputy. To remove this difficulty two of the governors, Lope de Ulloa y Lemos (1617-1620) and Luis Fernandez de Cordova (1624-1629), proposed to the king that the audiencia should be transferred to Concepcion; another governor, Pedro Osores de Ulloa (1620-1624), made the more radical proposition to abolish the audiencia. The king, however, refused to adopt either of these recommendations, and held to the original design of the system, which regarded the audiencia as furnishing a counterpoise to the governor. The dissension between these principal offices tended to diminish the authority and prestige of both.1 The presence of the bishop as a third independent authority in the State, setting forth the extravagant pretensions of his divine mission, added a new source of confusion and scandal. In...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...privilege. Leyes de Indias, lib. ix. tit. 27, leyes, 31-4. See voL i. 260. 8 "... i les obligueis a que contrib...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021737218X

ISBN - 13:9780217372183

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