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1710. Carta de Diego Gil para Teresa de Arellano.

Autor(es) Diego Gil      
Destinatário(s) Teresa de Arellano      
In English

Letter from Diego Gil to Teresa de Arellano.

The author writes to Teresa de Arellano asking her for the receipt of certain amount of money.

Around 1709, the Royal Justice Palace of Seville intervened in the case of the Marquise of Gelo´s sharing of goods. Following this case other problems regarding the state and inheriting of Gelo lied ahead. The Gelo state comprised lands, olive trees plantations, windmills and other properties. First of all, the Marquis of Gelo had to face the seizure of these properties due to the debts owed to the Crown after being granted with the title in 1701. Likewise, the Marquesses´ son-in-law, Hermenegildo Hurtado de Mendoza, married to Catalina Ramírez de Arellano, was affected by the seizure and sued his father-in-law for some leases carried out in the state. Hermenegildo Hurtado de Mendoza considered that thanks to his intervening the aforementioned leases were not so ruinous. As the trial took place, the family´s correspondence regarding the hacienda´s details was provided to the proceeding documentation. The trial is incomplete.

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