Lot 231Religious leaders in Spanish America – printed edict...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



Religious leaders in Spanish America – printed edict by Charles IV, King of Spain, with elaborate ms signature (secretarial) dated 1797 decreeing that appointed religious figures in his ‘dominions of the Americas’ must follow the same guidelines as their counterparts in Spain, and that appointments must be approved by the King. 3pp folio, some worming but generally good and fully legible throughout. By this time, Spain had virtually obliterated the indigenous cultures of Latin and South America, yielding fabulous wealth as a result.

Guide Price: £100.00 - £200.00

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