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  • Madrid 6 December 1763
    Multi-Page Item | 24 pages | 1763 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José shares with Lara the arrangements he has made regarding the trial Lara is facing over the mayorazgo of Amusco and Redecilla, and also over the county of Treviño. Diego José explains the lawyers in Madrid charged expensive fees and for that reason he has not submitted the remittance to Lara as he should have. He also comments on the attempts at reestablishing Riber...
  • Madrid 13 August 1763 [Duplicate Copy]
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages | 1762 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego shares news about the benefit from the Corregimiento of Cangallo that could be given to Juan Bautista. The death of the Marchioness of Feria means Juan Bautista's wife María Teresa is now the heiress of that entailed estate which is something of great economic importance. Diego asks him to treat her well, to have more children with her, and to be quiet and respectful t...
  • Madrid 23 January 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 36 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José has asked Landaburu to give Lara the money invested in Landaburu's commercial entreprise but Landaburu has not committed to fulfill that obligation in its entirity. Diego José has also commisioned Andres de Loyo to bring to Peru some things for Lara but Diego José does not have a list so he mentions the items he remembers. Diego also mentions he had to use some of...
  • Madrid 23 November 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 30 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José has learnt the details of his aunt's will and he is upset. Her aunt's will claims Diego's father incurred in some debts with her, and now Diego has to pay. Diego denies those debts exist, and he also argues his aunt owed him money she has not acknowledged in her will. He laments her aunt is counting as debts things that in the past she declared were gifts. He info...
  • Madrid 17 August 1762
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages | 1762 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego explains to his aunt Isabel the state of affairs regarding the corregimiento of Quispicanchi. She should be receiving an income from it but since Juan Bautista never sent the Cedula, nobody is holding that position. Diego explains he has requested Juan Bautista several times to send this documentation to her. Diego would like her to choose his brother Pedro for Quispic...
  • Madrid 29 January 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José shares his concern over the anti-creole sentiment in the court of Madrid. He makes some remarks about Bravo's situation and Superunda's fate. Then he assures his friend that Lara's affairs will be solved for sure, and he repeats his pleas for help to secure the income necessary for him to live in Spain.
  • Madrid 3 December 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego explains to Pedro that her aunt's testament has listed incorrectly some debts. He confirms to his brother he does not owe anything to her and neither does Juan Bautista. Diego advices Pedro to discuss the present situation with Lara and Mesia before taking any further action.
  • Madrid 24 October 1764
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages | 1764 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José asks Salas for his help to convince his brother Fernando to subrogate Diego's properties in Lima. Diego José offers ideas on how to accomplish this task, and he mentions that Lara will help as well. He wants to remain in Spain and get married so this change will help him with keeping a steady income, minimizing risks.
  • Madrid 23 August 1763
    Multi-Page Item | 12 pages | 1763 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José shares with Mesia his worries about the new government in Peru. He shows concern about Ribero's retirement but he thinks there is not much that can be done at this point. Finally, Diego José comments on Superunda, who is affected by Bravo's retirement as well.
  • Madrid 20 de Agosto 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José has received a letter from Nicolás who is on his way to Spain. Diego shares with his nephew the arrangements he is making to welcome him and his brothers-in-law in Madrid. Since he is not in good health, Diego will travel to Trillo to rest but he hopes Nicolás will wait in the south before traveling to Madrid. Diego asks Nicolás to send him the money he carries so...
  • Madrid 23 August 1763
    Multi-Page Item | 48 pages | 1763 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José tells Lara he has received his letter from December 1762 and he is happy about the marriage of Lara's daughter. Diego José informs Lara he has sent newspapers, jewelry, and some documents with Domingo Cabero. He also updates Lara on the state of affairs in Rome where they are trying to obtain some privileges for their uncle who is a priest. Diego José assures Lara...
  • Madrid 10 August 1762
    Multi-Page Item | 30 pages | 1762 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José shares news about the war with his brother in law Francisco Manrique de Lara. Diego José has lost some correspondence and money in a vessel captured by English privateers, thus he suggests they should not send each other money or goods until the war is over. Diego has made some arrangements with Marquis of Maenza who will take care of some of his obligations in Li...
  • Madrid 3 December 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 14 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego has found out about some legal problems Salas is facing in Madrid thus he tells Salas he has talked to people to fix them. Likewise, Diego expects Salas will confirm his brother Juan Bautista's appointment in the corregimiento of Sica Sica. Finally, Diego asks Salas to talk to Mesia about the problem of his aunt's will in case Salas can help him out.
  • Madrid 13 December 1763
    Multi-Page Item | 20 pages | 1763 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José shares the latest news about Bravo del Ribero's situation and what is being done in Madrid to help him. Then he comments on Salcedo's new position in the Camara de Indias and his dispute with Albentos. He goes on mentioning changes in the ministry of Indies, Wall's exit, and Esquilache and Grimaldi's arrivals. Diego José asks for his friend's help to make sure his...
  • Madrid 24 July 1764
    Multi-Page Item | 14 pages | 1764 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José writes to his cousin to inform him about the state of his affairs in Madrid. Castillejo wants to return to Madrid to stop a royal decree that would take away his income as Correo Mayor de Indias. Diego José also comments on the recent marriage between Castillejo's daughter and Lara's son.
  • Madrid 23 November 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 14 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego hopes Juan Bautista will be on his side in the dispute over her aunt's will. He asks Juan Bautista to follow Mesia's advice in order to avoid a public trial. Diego also confirms that he has obtained the corregimiento of Sica Sica for Juan Bautista, thus he expects his brother will be grateful. Diego José complains about the expenses generated by Nicolas' visit but he t...
  • Madrid 14 December 1762
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pages | 1762 | Conde de Montemar Letters"Diego José notifies Lara that the jewelry items he bought for the marquis are being sent in the ship ""El torero"". Diego is also sending newspapers, books, and musical instruments. Diego José comments that the Corregimiento of Cangallo has been conceded to someone else but he hopes Arriaga will compensate him with another corregimiento for Juan Bautista."
  • Madrid 23 November 1765
    Multi-Page Item | 6 pages | 1765 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego tells his sister Rosita that her son Nicolás is doing well in Spain, and he is spending money with his two brothers-in-law.
  • Madrid 13 August 1762
    Multi-Page Item | 10 pages | 1762 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego shares news about the benefit from the Corregimiento of Cangallo that could be given to Juan Bautista. The death of the Marchioness of Feria means Juan Bautista's wife María Teresa is now the heiress of that entailed estate which is something of great economic importance. Diego asks him to treat her well, to have more children with her, and to be quiet and respectful t...
  • Madrid 17 August 1762 [Duplicate Copy]
    Multi-Page Item | 8 pages | 1762 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego explains to his aunt Isabel the state of affairs regarding the corregimiento of Quispicanchi. She should be receiving an income from it but since Juan Bautista never sent the Cedula, nobody is holding that position. Diego explains he has requested Juan Bautista several times to send this documentation to her. Diego would like her to choose his brother Pedro for Quispic...
  • Madrid 4 January 1763
    Multi-Page Item | 18 pages | 1763 | Conde de Montemar LettersDiego José notifies Lara of the things he is sending with Mathias de Landaburu in El Torero. He also copies part of a letter from Landaburu, so Lara can collect money from certain investments. Diego José has not been feeling well lately but still he has taken care of Lara's affairs. Diego has asigned a new administrator in Amusco since the last one passed away, and he commen...