Gálvez, José de, 1720-1787

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1720-01-02
Death 1787-06-17
Spaniards
Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

José de Gálvez was a Spanish official who was in charge of administrative and financial reforms of New Spanish colonies during the last half of the 18th century.

From the description of Documents relating to New Spain, 1771-1773. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 758983529

José de Gálvez, Spanish statesman, was sent in 1765 by Charles III to New Spain (Mexico) as Visitador-General in order to effect administrative and financial reforms. Along with the new viceroy, Carlos Francisco de Croix, Gálvez undertook improvements, including the reorganization of the tax system, the strengthening of the northern frontier, and the Spanish occupation of Alta California.

From the description of Papers of José de Gálvez, 1763-1794. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386378

José de Gálvez was a Spanish official who was involved with the development of the colonies of New Spain.

From the description of Proclamations, 1769. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 757169213

From the description of Copia posdata y noticias, circa 1769-1170. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 758367231

Visitor-General of New Spain (Mexico), later made Marques de Sonora.

From the description of Informe del visitador, 1771. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58664467

José de Gálvez was instrumental in reforming the adminstration and finances of New Spanish colonies during the 18th century.

From the description of Letter to Bernardo de Gálvez, 1786, February 11. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 761403526

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  • Explorers--California--History--18th century--Sources
  • Manuscripts, Spanish
  • RECURSO DE APELACION
  • AUTENTICACION DE DOCUMENTOS
  • Natural resources
  • REAL CEDULA
  • Indians of Mexico--History--18th century--Sources
  • Agriculture--History--18th century--Sources
  • Viceroys--Correspondence
  • Hacienda pública--Historia
  • ARRESTO
  • JURISDICCION PENAL
  • Spaniards--18th century--Sources
  • Taxation--History--18th century--Sources
  • Indigenous peoples--History--Sources
  • Explorers--Spain--History--18th century--Sources
  • DERECHO MARITIMO
  • Procedimiento penal
  • Courts--History--18th century--Sources
  • Jesuits--Missions
  • Archives
  • Indians of Mexico
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  • Spaniards--History--18th century--Sources
  • Administración de justicia

Occupations:

  • Public officers--New Spain

Places:

  • California (as recorded)
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  • New Spain (as recorded)
  • Veracruz (México) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • PERU (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • PERU (as recorded)
  • PERU (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • California--MontereyxHistory (as recorded)
  • América española (as recorded)
  • Mexico--Baja California (Peninsula) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Guaymas (Sonora, Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
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  • Sinaloa (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
  • Sonora (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • AMERICA (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • Monterey County (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • México (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • ESPAÑA (as recorded)
  • Mexico--Sonora (State) (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • ESPAÑA (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)
  • AMERICA (as recorded)
  • ESPAÑA (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)
  • New Spain (as recorded)
  • Nueva Vizcaya (New Spain) (as recorded)
  • Sonora (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
  • PERU (as recorded)
  • ESPAÑA (as recorded)
  • California--San Diego (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Mexico City (Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Sonora (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
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  • Mexico--Sinaloa (State) (as recorded)
  • New Spain (as recorded)