The year 1665. These kingdoms of Peru, passed in the court of justice, that no mulatta or black woman, free or slave, wear woolen cloth, nor any cloth of silk, nor lace of gold, silver, black or white. Penalty for the first offense was confiscation of everything, and for the second time, 100 lashes. "The castes in Mexico are distinct. There are seven supposed to be so. First, the Gachupinos, or Spaniards born in Europe; second, the creoles, that is whites of European family born in America; third, the Mestizos; fourth, the Mulattoes, descendants of whites and negroes, of whom there are few; fifth, the Zambos, descendants of negroes and Indians, the ugliest race in Mexico; sixth, the Indians; seventh, the remains of the African negroes." "The same thing is seen among men, with some being masters by nature, and others being slaves. Those who exceed others in prudence and intelligence, if not in physical strength, are by nature masters; those, on the other hand, who are mentally slow and lazy, though they may have the physical strength to fulfill all their necessary obligations, are by nature slaves, and it is just and useful that they be, and we even see this sanctioned by divine law itself."