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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Biographical Sources

The Benson Latin American Collection

Libros de Contabilidad de la Negociación de Pulques de la Familia Tagle:

An Inventory of Records at the Benson Latin American Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tagle, Protasio P. (Protasio Pérez), 1839-1903
Title Libros de Contabilidad de la Negociación de Pulques de la Familia Tagle
Dates: 1907-1903
Abstract Account books pertaining to the pulque business of the Tagle family.
OCLC Record No. 31139481
Extent 2 v. ; 44 cm.
Language Spanish or Castilian.
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Protasio Pérez de Tagle was a lawyer, professor, and politician. He was born in 1839 and died in 1903 in Mexico City. After retiring from public office, Tagle devoted his time to the affairs of the family pulque business, with which he was associated until his death.

Chronology
1839 born in Mexico City
1871 received law degree from Escuela Nacional de Jurisprudencia, where he later became a professor
Jan 1871 participated in the creation of the Asociación Democrática Constitucionalista, which supported the presidential candidacy of Porfirio Díaz
1876 helped to draft the Plan de Tuxtepec; from Mexico City, provided support for Díaz' revolution
21 Nov 1876 appointed Governor of Mexico's Distrito Federal by President Díaz
28 Nov 1976 ceased to be Governor
29 Nov 1876 appointed Secretario de Gobernación
6 Dec 1876 ceased to be Secretary
17 Feb 1877 reappointed Secretario de Gobernación
23 May 1877 once more ceased to be Secretary
24 May 1877 named Ministro de Educación Pública y Justicia
15 Nov 1879 resigned as Minister of Justice in protest against the presidential candidacy of Manuel González
1880 left political for private life, devoting his time to overseeing various pulquerías and marketing pulque from the hacienda of Tepetates, in cooperation with the Compañía Expendedora de Pulques whose other members included Macedo, Pimentel, Fagoaga, Torres Adalid, Mancera, and Urbide
July, 1903 died in Mexico City

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Scope and Contents

Two bound volumes of account books pertaining to the pulque business of the Tagle family. The first volume spans the period January 1, 1897, through August 31, 1899; the second volume covers the years 1902-1903.

The account books document business transactions, including sales of pulque, rental income and maintenance expenses for over twenty pulquerías, disbursements to family members, and other payments.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Pulque industry--Mexico--History--19th century--Sources.
Agave products--Mexico.
Compañía Expendedora de Pulques.
Tagle family.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Libros de Contabilidad de la Negociación de Pulques de la Familia Tagle, 1897-1903,” Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Acquisition Information

The Libros de Contabilidad de la Negociación de Pulques de la Familia Tagle were purchased by the Benson Latin American Collection from Amado García Treviño in 1981.

Processing Information

The account books were described by the Benson's Mexican Archives Project in June 1994.

Finding aid initially prepared by the Mexican Archives Project, January 9, 1995.

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Biographical Sources

Musaccio, Humberto, 1943-Diccionario enciclopédico de México: ilustrado.
Mexico:
Andrés León,
1989,
v. 4, p. 1965..

Diccionario Porrúa de historia, biografía y geografía de Mexico,5th ed., rev.
Mexico City:
Editorial Porrúa,
1987,
v. 11, p. 6723.

Enciclopedia de México.
Mexico City:
Secretaría de Educación Pública,
1987,
v. 11, pp. 6723.

Orozco L., Fernando (Orozco Linares) Gobernantes de México: desde la época Prehispánica hasta nuestros días.
Mexico D.F.:
Panorama Editorial,
1985,
pp. 366-37.

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