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An inscription inside the Casa del Corregimiento in the Plaza de Armas
Photographer: J. Makali Bruton
Taken: February 22, 2019
Caption: An inscription inside the Casa del Corregimiento in the Plaza de Armas
Additional Description: This inscription, below a portrait of Josefa de Ortiz Domínguez, is on the stairway to the second floor. It reads:

Reinaido la Cathca. Magd del Sex. Dn. Carlos III, y siendo Virei de esta Na. Espa. El Exmo. Sr. Marqus. De Croix, se fabricaron estas Casas Rs i Carzees a espenzas y solicitud de Dn. Martin Joseh de la Rocha Abogado de los Rs Consejos y Coregr desta Na Ciudad Año de 1770.

English translation:
During the reign of his Catholic Majesty Carlos III, and under the Viceroy of this New Spain the Most Excellent Marquis de Croix, these Royal Houses were built through the expenses and at the request of Joseph de la Rocha, lawyer for the Royal Councils and Coregent of this city, in the year 1770.
Submitted: March 24, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
Database Locator Identification Number: p467784
File Size: 2.815 Megabytes


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