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Table of Contents List of Illustrations 000 Acknowledgments 000 Prologue: Ceremonies and Celebrations 000 Introduction 000 Chapter 1. Spain in the Life of Pedro Terreros: 1710-1730 000 Chapter 2. Merchant in Querétaro: 1730-1750 000 Chapter 3. Silver Miner in Pachuca and Real del Monte: 1741-1766 000 Chapter 4. The "Honorable Men" who Worked the Mines 000 Chapter 5. Marriage and Family: 1756-1766 000 Chapter 6. A House for the Count of Regla: 1764-1781 000 Chapter 7. Charities: Spiritual Dimensions of Material Wealth 000 Chapter 8. The Final Years: 1766-1781 000 Chapter 9. Death and its Aftermath: 1781-1878 000 Conclusion: Ambiguous Legacy 000 Appendix 000 Abbreviations 000 Notes 000 Works Cited 000 Index 000 List of Illustrations Maps Map 1. Western Andalucía, Spain Map 2. Mexico in 1754 Map 3. Pachuca, Real del Monte, and the Regla Region Map 4. The Veta Vizcaína Map 5. Central Mexico City Map 6. Plan of the House on San Felipe Neri Street, 1743 Map 7. Region of San Sabá: Menard County, Texas Tables Table 1. Remissions to Mexico City from the Pachuca Treasury before Bustamante and Terreros, 1721-1739 Table 2. Silver Registered in the Pachuca Treasury between 1743-1767 Table 3. Silver Sent to Mexico City from the Pachuca Treasury, 1769-1775 Table 4. Amount of Silver Marcos Produced by Regla, 1768-1781 Table 5. Regla's Percentage of Silver from Pachuca Treasury Accounts, 1776-1781 Figures Fig. 1. Pawn ticket from the Monte de Piedad with portrait of the count of Regla, 1998 Fig. 2. Shell design from an archway in San Miguel Regla Fig. 3. Stone carving of Santiago trampling a Moor or Indian at the entrance of the church of San Francisco in Querétaro Fig. 4. Real del Monte in 1840 Fig. 5. Kilns at San Miguel Regla Fig. 6. Waterfall at Santa María Regla Fig. 7. View of Santa María Regla Fig. 8. View of Santa María Regla Fig. 9. Regla's house in Pachuca Fig. 10. Regla's house on San Felipe Neri Street, Mexico City Fig. 11. History painting of the destruction of Mission San Sabá Fig. 12. Portrait of Vicente Trebuestos, first director of the Monte de Piedad; brother-in-law of Regla Fig. 13. Portrait of the count of Regla published in his funeral oration Fig. 14. Pachuca treasury building, constructed c. 1776 Fig. 15. Regla's coat of arms Fig. 16. Church of San Francisco in Pachuca, where Regla was buried Fig. 17. Real del Monte in 1999
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Romero de Terreros, Pedro, conde de Regla, 1710-1781, Mexico History Spanish colony, 1540-1810, Silver mines and mining Mexico Hidalgo (State) History 18th century, Charities Mexico History 18th century, Businessmen Mexico Biography, Philanthropists Mexico Biography, Hidalgo (Mexico : State) Biography