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THE ARGENTINIAN JESUITS COLLECTION
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 por el hombre enemigo del Padre de Familia...
01/01/1800 - 12/31/1801

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet, folded once, consisting of a discussion by an unknown party of the Capuchin fathers in Buenos Aires and other parts of Latin America, with particular emphasis on their missionary activities. These pages are part of a larger document and bears a printed royal stamp dated 1800 to 1801. Reference to Havana and Bogata.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Ve. Dean, y Cabildo de esta S.ta Yglesia
04/05/1802

DESCRIPTION: 2 AMss sheets, both folded, consisting of a petition to the Dean and the Cabildo of the diocese by a "commission of priests and rectors" to have Capuchin fathers in Buenos Ayres. Emphasis is placed on their missionary work in Latin America. Reference to Havana and Bogata.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Exmo. Ayuntamiento Justicia y Regimiento...
05/30/1815

DESCRIPTION: 10 AMss sheets sewn together consisting of a petition by a group of unnamed citizens to the government of Buenos Aires requesting the reinstatement of the Society of Jesus in the city. On August 7, 1814, Pope Pius VII reinstated the order. The petition cites the needs of education in the city, the need for missionaries in Spanish America and a lowering of moral standards, all of which the Jesuits would address. The Bull of Pius VII reinstating the Society, Sollicitudo Omnium Ecclesiarum, was originally appended to the petition.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Sob.o Congreso De las Prov.s unid.s...
05/01/1815

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet, folded once, consisting of the first pages of a draft of a petition by unnamed citizens to the Sovreign Congress of the United Provinces that the Society of Jesus be reinstated in Buenos Aires. Argentina was in the process of rebellion against Spain, and the United Provinces of South America was the declared name of the new nation. This may have been an original rough draft for the document in the preceeding folder.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 S.a Vase...Los Padres de la Comp.a de Jesus...
05/01/1815

DESCRIPTION: 2 AMss sheets, each folded once, consisting of part of a draft of a petition by an unnamed group of citizens to an unknown governing group (the Sovreign Congress of the United Provinces?) that the Society of Jesus be reinstated in Buenos Aires. This fragment is probably a part of the draft in the preceeding folder (Folder 4).

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Soberano Congreso De las Provincias Unidas...
05/01/1815

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet, folded once, consisting of the first page of a draft of a petition by unnamed citizens to the Sovereign Congress of the United Provinces of South America that the Society of Jesus be reinstated in Buenos Aires. The text is exactly that of the document in Folder 4 and is probably a later draft of that document. Reference to Pope Pius VII's Bull reinstating the Society.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Ramos que se apuntan, y pueden servir de fondos...
01/01/1816

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet, folded once, by an unknown party discussing funding for the Jesuits in America.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Ramos que pueden destinarse a fondos para conducir...
01/01/1817

DESCRIPTION: 2 AMs sheets, each folded once, by an unknown party discussing methods of funding the transport of Jesuits from Europe (Italy, Germany, Russia and England) to South America.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Senor D.n Ambrosio Funes; Muy Senor mio, ...
08/23/1819

DESCRIPTION: 1 AL, 1 sheet folded once, consisting of a part of a letter to Don Ambrosio Funes from an unknown party regarding the Jesuits and their good influence respecting the banning of immoral books. Reference to a book, "Diccionaro Burlesco."

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Justo clamor de la Patria que se dirige...
05/25/1810 - 01/01/1829

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet, folded once, consisting of the first few pages of a discussion of the emancipation of the Americas. The document is written in high "Revolutionary style." No references to Spain or to the Jesuits. Reference to the United Provinces of South America.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 peligros en q.l se ha visto esta Ciudad,...
01/01/1800 - 01/01/1820

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheets, folded once, consisting of a few pages from the middle of a discussion by an unknown party on the state of Christanity in Buenos Aires and the rest of the world. No reference to the Jesuits or to the South American Revolution.

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