Lot 494: Galvez, Jose De



2015-09-16 14:07:27

Lot 494: Galvez Jose De: (1720-1787) Marques De Sonora. Spanish Lawyer, One Of The Prime Figures Behind The Bourbon Reforms. Inspector General Of New Spain (Mexico) 1764-72. Galvez Ordered That Mexico'S Northern States Together With California, New Mexico, And Texas Be Placed Under The Control Of A Commandant General Of The Provincias Internas, Independent Of The Viceroy In Mexico City And Directly Responsible To The King. L.S., Jph De Galvez, One Page, Folio, San Ildefonso, 17Th September 1777, To The Governor Of Paraguay, In Spanish. The Manuscript Letter Is An Order To Provide That 'Sealed Paper Should Begin To Be Used As In The Rest Of The Americas And That By Now You Will Be Provided With As Much Paper As Necessary, Until The Moment When The Annualisation Comes And The Impression And Change For These Realms Can Be Arranged For The Next Biennium'S As It Is Practise For All The America'S Territories'. With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Very Light Overall Foxing And With A Long, Neat Split To The Central Vertical Fold Adjoining The Integral Leaf. About Vg Agustin Fernando De Pinedo (D.1780) Governor Of Paraguay 1772-78.] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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