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TRANSLATED FROM THE
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS,
District Clerk's Office.
Be it remembered, That on the twentysixth day of May, a. d. 1828, in the fiftysecond year of the Independence of the United States of America, Samuel G. Goodrich, of the said district, has deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit;
Records of the Spanish Inquisition, translated from the Original Manu-
In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned;' and also to an act entitled 'An act supplementary to an act, entitled, an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.' 1
JNO. W. DAVIS,
Clerk of the District of Massachusetts.
— Bromfield Lane.
which the originals of the following work came
hands of the translator may be described
are a oart of the
celona, and were obtained during the revolution
Its inhabitants have,
daring and determined
and their ardent love of
few days the insurrection burst out
the fourteenth of March, two days after
the revolutionary party
the Captain General of the province.
by Castanas, a
the twentyeighth of February, 1820,
in the former place.
embrace the cause of
rapid strides from the Isle
the governor of Tarragona received a
diately to Madrid,
times, been distinguished
of Leon to the Ebro.
which broke out
province of Catalonia, of which Barcelona
was one of the most forward and zealous
Records of the Inquisition of Bar-
was to depose
was then held
His predecessor was General Villacampa,
an officer of some distinction,
who had been
deprived of the
captain-generalship, and banished to Mataro, a small town on the coast,
forced to resign, and Villacampa
his place of
in his dig-
nity by the populace.
of the city being revolutionized, their next
thoughts were directed to the Inquisition, the great engine of priestly oppression,
and the object of dread and detestation
friends of liberty, both political
piles of this tribunal,
which covered a spot of more than
ten times the extent of the Massachusetts State Prison, had been too long the terror of the oppressed
restless Catalonians to
escape distinguished notice on this occasion.
manded, with loud
cries, of the
Captain General, that the Inquisi-
What answer was given
demand, does not appear. A body of