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1 Title:   Portugal Capitulos Geraes (Proposals of Law)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   John, King of Portugal, IV, 1604-1656  
  Dates:   1641-1642  
The collection consists of one manuscript (probably a copy) of certain Proposals of law (Capitulos Geraes) submitted to King John IV of Portugal, in the Cortes of Lisbon in the year 1641, with his answer (which became law), published in Lisbon on September 12, 1642, the second year of the reign of His Majesty and 38th of his age. These laws are relative to the right of succession to the throne. Other provisions concern the nationality of princes and princesses.
  Identifier:   ms506  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Portuguese letters and royal orders  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1648-1653  
The collection consists of mostly original letters and royal orders covering the years 1648-1653 pertaining to the administration of Brazil, the war against the Dutch, reorganization of the armed forces in Bahia, commerce, and other matters of like import. The documents are written in old Portuguese and some are faded and difficult to read.
  Identifier:   ms561  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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