• Catalog Record

    Dictamen sobre el projecto de las seis mil familias alemanas para la America, Catalog Record Only

    Report, by an unidentified person, of the conditions in the various Spanish-American dominions with reflections on the unsuitability of the project for sending six thousand German families to colonize America. Apparently a response to a proposal of Col. Juan Gaspar de Turriegel to colonize New Spain with 6,000 German and Flemish Catholic colonists. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1760
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    Official copy of secret instructions for the new Viceroy of Peru, Catalog Record Only

    Official copy (ADS) of secret instructions for the Marqués de Villa Garcia, the new Viceroy of Peru. Topics include foreign settlement, land development, natural resources, mining, and Indians. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 29 p.

    • Contributor: Spain. Sovereign ( : Philip V)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1735
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    Manuscript account by an unidentifed author of the commercial resources and early political history of Florida and Central America, with additional essays on Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and other Spainish outposts in ... Catalog Record Only

    In red cloth case and half morroco box. Probably written in Madrid. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 99 p.; 12 in. x 8 1/2 in.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1726
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    Genealogy and family history of merchant Alfarez Ignacio López de Herrera of Spain and wife Josefa Antonia González de Varo y Delgado of Pueblo, Mexico, Catalog Record Only

    Includes 3 full page coats of arms, two on vellum and one on paper. Binding: red velvet and silver; 12 1/2 in. x 8 1/2 in. Includes parish register information, depositions, and coats of arms. Produced in Puebla, Mexico. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 125 documents (220 leaves)

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1703
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    Sailing instructions for the West Indies and part of South America, made for the use of Don Alexandro Bonito Gonzales, second mate of the ship Comercio, Catalog Record Only

    In plain wrappers and half morocco box (11 7/8 in. x 8 in.) Includes references to Puerto Rico, Cuba, Honduras, etc. Includes charts of coastal mountains (p. 132-135). Created in Spain. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 153 p.

    • Contributor: Bonito Gonzales, Alexandro
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1720
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    Carta dl ilustrissimo Señor Don Ivan de Palafox y Mendoza Español, y en America Obispo de la puebla de los Ángeles, y de cano delcon. sexo de yndias, al sumo Pontifice Inocencio ... Catalog Record Only

    Binding: contemporay Spanish sheepskin with gilt decoration. Juan de Palafox y Mendoza (1600-1659) was appointed Bishop of the Puebla de los Ángeles and visitador general of Mexico in 1639. He was supported by Pope Innocent X in disputes with Jesuits and returned to Spain 1649. He was revered as a saint and died in 1659. The beatification process began 1694, but his canonization in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1700
  • Catalog Record

    Proceedings of the Consejo de Indias, Catalog Record Only

    Supreme governing body of Spain's colonies in America (1524-1834). Record of the discussion of a proposal of Col. Juan Gaspar de Turriegel to colonize New Spain with 6,000 German and Flemish Catholic colonists. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 32 p. ; 11 5/8 in. x 8 in.

    • Contributor: Consejo De Indias (Spain)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1767
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    Memorials of the duque to Montemar, Catalog Record Only

    Spanish army commander; b. 1671; d. 1747. Memorials advising King Philip V on the war with England. Written in Madrid. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 4 items.

    • Contributor: Carrillo De Albornoz, Jose
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1739
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    José de Gálvez letters, Catalog Record Only

    Visitor General of New Spain. Chiefly letters to Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis. Topics include the Battle of Pensacola and Spanish operations against the British during the American Revolution. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 21 items.

    • Contributor: Gálvez, José De
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1780
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    Ferdinand VI military appointment, Catalog Record Only

    King of Spain. PDS appointing Don Manuel de Montiano, governor and captain-general of the Spanish province of Florida, field marshall of the army. Signed "Yo El Rey" and contains autograph insertions. Collection open for research. In Spanish. Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation. DLC 2 p.; 11 3/4 in. x 8 1/4 in.

    • Contributor: Ferdinand VI
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1747