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PRIMARY SOURCES

ON COPYRIGHT

(1450-1900)

Rules for Printers and Book Merchants' Guild in Madrid , Madrid (1763)

Source: Archivo General de Simancas, GYJ-979

Citation:
Rules for Printers and Book Merchants' Guild in Madrid , Madrid (1763), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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            Chapter 1 Page 8 of 9 total









      14
      APPOINTMENTS TO GOVERN
                  this guild:
      
                  DIRECTORS,
      Mr. Francisco Manuel de Mena, empo-
            wered by both communities.
      Mr. Antonio Sanz, empowered by
            both communities.
      Mr. Alfonso Martin de la Higuera.
      Mr. Manuel Lopez de Bustamante.
      Mr. Francisco Fernandez.
      
                  BOOKKEEPERS
      Mr. Manuel de Pinto.
      Mr. Antonio Piferrer.
      
                  SECRETARIES,
      Mr. Valentin Frances.
      Mr. Antonio Perez de Soto.
      
                  TREASURER,
      Mr. Angel Corradi.
      
                  WAREHOUSE KEEPER
      Mr. Juan de Esparza.
      
                  MEETING DEPUTIES
      Mr. Bernardo Albera.
      Mr. Gabriel Ramirez.

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      Dear Sir, At the general
      meeting held on the twenty-
      fourth of July this year, the two
      printers and book merchants'
      communities of this court
      granted a public deed up to
      forty-eight individuals, by which
      they constituted a guild under
      the above chapters for the purpose
      as stated. At the same act, they
      appointed directors and other
      officials for its government, and
      I was appointed as the secretary,
      in compliance with what is
      stated in the first chapter. The
      management have ordered me
      to notify Your Worship, who
      will
                                                      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      





    







      14
      SE NOMBRARON PARA GOVIERNO
                  de esta Compañia:
      
                  DIRECTORES,
      Don Francisco Manuel de Mena, Apodera-
            do de las dos Comunidades.
      Don Antonio Sanz, Apoderado de las dos
            Comunidades.
      Don Alfonso Martin de la Higuera.
      Don Manuel Lopez de Bustamante.
      Don Francisco Fernandez.
      
                  CONTADORES,
      Don Manuel de Pinto.
      Don Antonio Piferrer.
      
                  SECRETARIOS,
      Don Valentin Frances.
      Don Antonio Perez de Soto.
      
                  THESORERO,
      Don Angel Corradi.
      
                  GUARDA-ALMACEN,
      Don Juan de Esparza.
      
                  DIPUTADOS DE JUNTAS
      Don Bernardo Albera.
      Don Gabriel Ramirez.
                                                                  MUY

                                                                  15
      Muy Señor mio: En Junta
      General, que celebraron el
      dia veinte y quatro del mes de Ju-
      lio de este año las dos comunida-
      des de Impresores y Mercaderes
      de Libros de esta Corte, otorga-
      ron Escritura publica hasta el nu-
      mero de quarenta y ocho de sus
      Individuos, por la que formaron
      una Compañía bajo los Capitulos
      precedentes, y para el fin, que en
      ellos se expressa, y en el mismo
      acto nombraron los Directores, y
      demàs Oficiales para su gobierno,
      y à mì por su Secretario, quien
      en cumplimiento de lo prevenido
      en el Capitulo primero, y de or-
      den de la Direccion, lo pongo en
      noticia de Vmd. quien se servirà
                                                      avi-
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      
      





    


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