The Spanish Dependencies In South America (volume 1); An Introduction To The History Of Their…

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byBernard Moses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X THE FOUNDATION OF LIMA I. The municipality of Jauja. II. The search for a site for the capital. III. First acts of the cabildo. IV. The first bishop, Loayza, and other ecclesiastics. V. Later ordinances. During Pizarro's march from Cajamarca to Cuzco in 1533, as already indicated, he founded the municipality of Jauja. The original alcaldes were Juan Mogrobejo de Quifiones and Sebastian de Torres. The regidores were Garcia de Salcedo, Alonso de Riquelme, Rodrigo de Mazuelas, Juan de Barrios, Gregorio de Sotello, and Diego Maldonado. In addition to these officials, there was a notary public in the person of Captain Geronimo de Aliaga. This organisation was maintained in the valley of Jauja until January 1535, when it was transferred to the banks of the Rimac.1 In the months of peace which followed the conquest of Cuzco, Pizarro formed certain plans with respect to the state which he hoped to construct on the ruins of the Inca kingdom. It seemed to him desirable that the capital should be near the sea, where it would be easily accessible to persons arriving from Spain, and where the inhabitants might find the fewest possible difficulties in the way of receiving European wares and European ideas. Both Jauja and Cuzco, lying east of the main ridge of the Andes, were too far away from the ports, and neither was suited to be the capital of the new kingdom. Pizarro, therefore, offered the suggestion that those inhabitants of Jauja who held repartimientos of Indians near the coast should live in that region, while those who held Indians of the sierra should continue to live in the highland town. The members of the cabildo of Jauja had this suggestion under consideration at their meeting, November 29,1534, and reached the conclusion that the principal cit...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER X THE FOUNDATION OF LIMA I. The municipality of Jauja. II. The search for a site for the capital. III. First acts of t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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