The state controls all ecclesiastical appointments, decides on the passing or rejection of all decrees of the Holy See, and provides an annual subsidy for maintenance of the churches and clergy.
The company receives a heavy subsidy from the national government.
The deficiency between revenue and expenditure is met by a subsidy from the imperial government.
These rights, whether of monopoly or of subsidy, form a means of abuse in many directions.
The historical institute of Peru, also at Lima, is charged by the government, from which it receives a liberal subsidy, with the work of collecting, preparing and publishing documents relating to Peruvian history, and of preserving objects of archaeological and historic character.