# 14221

Gómez de Espinosa y Estrada, Salvador

Dictamen del licenciado Don Salvador Gomez de Espinosa, y Estrada, del Conseio de su Magestad, y su oidor en esta Real Audiencia;

sobre la translacion del Puerto de Cavite al de Lampon, en la junta que formó el Señor Don Sabiniano Manrique de Lara del Consejo de su Magestad, su Governador, Presidente y Capitan General en estas Islas Philipinas. Manila : [s.n.], [1656]. Folio, modern half vellum over cloth boards, spine lettered in black ink; printed on rice paper; title page with armorial woodcut (stain at bottom margin), ff 39; last leaf with repaired tear.

The lawyer Gomez de Espinosa gained his doctorate at the University of Salamanca. After working in Mexico, he was posted to the Philippines where he was appointed a member of the Real Audiencia in Manila. This very rare work is a legal report made on behalf of the Council relating to its hearing on the transfer of the Port of Cavite to that of Lampon.

Pardo de Tavera, Biblioteca Filipina, 1191; Jose, Impreso, 152; Bernardo 672; Medina, Manila, 81; see also Talaván, Miguel Luque. Un universo de opiniones: la literatura jurídica indiana (Madrid, 2003), 569.

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