The inventory of the confiscate goods of new Christians refers to new christians who lived in Brazil in XVIII century.
For the Tribunal of Saint Inquisition each suspect person was guilty; it''s mean,¨judaizante¨ for the inquisidors.
They weren´t the creators of the capitalism. but they have an important atuation about him.
Important products from West Indian Colonie, the businessmen and farmers in Brazil, Suriname, Jamaica, Martinica, so on ...
With good comercial relationship with Netherlands, and after with England, the jews, however, didn''t have fortune if compare with the Christians. Brazil was the place where new Christian could develop better their abilities. Spite the discriminatory portuguese law. New Christians Merchants crossed the Atlantic, bringing and taking products and ideas. They are men of diffferent levels of culture. Spite inquisite persue, the became rich and got socially,
After XVII century, intensify the pur sue of new christians in Portugal, the prejudice and myth of blood purity take part in the population mind. Brazil became their refugee. The sucess of cane farming and the discovered of gold attracked several refugees. The Inquisition in the life of these refugees occured for two centuries. There were many massacres, pursuits, expulsions and forced convertion of jews.
The confiscation of the goods of the new Christians got for the Tribunal of the Inquisition´s Saint were registrated in thick books, so control all the confiscations and got them, mainly in colonies, indentify the products that stayed in indencent hands, as to fiscalize the irregularities in elapsing of the processis difficult task.Everything what the male defendant possessed, in such a way mobile how much immovable was apprehended for the treasury department and abduct in the act of its arrest before being proven its guilt. If these goods were acquitted would have to them to be restituted, after the deduction of all involved employees in the process. In practical, the richness was, forever, lost for the male defendant and his descendants.