SENTENCA PROFERIDA NA CASA DA SUPPLICACAO CONTRA OS REOS COMPREHENDIDOS NA DEVACA, QUE S. MAGESTADE FIDELISSIMA MANDOU TIRAR PELA MORTE DO BACHAREL JOAO VIEIRA DE ANDRADE, SENDO OUVIDOR NAS ILHAS DE CABO VERDE....

Lisbon: Miguel Rodrigues, 1764. [2],17,[1]pp. Folio. Dbd. Except for the lightest foredge dampstaining, a near fine copy. Item #WRCAM19511

A rare work, describing the trial and verdicts in the case of nineteen men accused of the 1762 murder of Portugal's local auditor/councilor, Joao Vieira de Andrade, in the Cape Verde Islands off West Africa. The accused, all Portuguese subjects, were convicted, resulting in eleven decapitations. The NUC cites only the John Carter Brown copy.

Price: $500.00