The Pious Fund of the California


1902 PCA case

Mexico and the USA disputed the case. This was about ecclesiastical property seized in the 1840s during laicisiation. Mexican land was annexed by the USA.

these priests had a fund to spread the Bible in California.

A British judge was chosen as an arbitrator. He ruled in favour of the United States. 1872

Mexico refused tp pay

1902. PCA ruled in favour of the USA. The sum was $ 1.4 m for the extinguishment of the annuities and $43 000 annuities

Mexico finally stopped paying in 1966 by agreement with the USA.




About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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