Joseph de Galvez (visitador general de real hacienda. Report concerning fraud within Society of Jesus with attached statements.

Serial Number
040-00496
Title
Joseph de Galvez (visitador general de real hacienda. Report concerning fraud within Society of Jesus with attached statements.
Author(s)
Galvez, Joseph de (Visitador)
Date
00-00-1740
Date
00-00-1773
Documentation
Mexico City. July 11, 1770. 22p. Informe. Original. Signed. Dct 1740-1768.
Summary
Report by hacienda real concerning alleged misappropriation of funds and misrepresentation of mission operations by society of Jesus missionaries. Visitador Galvez accuses Peninsular Californian priests of embezzling money from crown by claiming expenses on non-existant presidios, missions and Indian labor. Galvez charges mis-use of funds in many frontier provinces of New Spain, California, Cinaloa and Sonora. Attached are statements supporting charges. Also, note on Margin states that testimony was taken on November 18, 1773. (D. Miller) (1978)
Persons
Retz, Francisco (General)
Viscont, Ignacio (General)
Centurion, Luis (General)
Basarte
Felipe V (Rei)
Galvez, Joseph de (Visitador)
Gutierrez y Herrera, Juan Antonio
Toachion, Anttonio
Places
California
California del Norte
California (Peninsula)
Cinaloa
Sonora
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-D-08 AGN., Mexico. Misiones Vol. 22 pp. 141-153
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0022 ff. 141-153
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005496/JHI
Rights
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