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Corporate Body - Cámara de Indias

Cámara de Indias

Identification

Type:

Corporate Body

Preferred form:

Cámara de Indias

Fechas de Existencia:

from 1600 to 1834

History:

The Chamber of the Indies was founded in 1600 to ensure the supply of civilian and ecclesiastic positions. It was constituted by the president and three counsellors, while the members of the Council of the Indies acted as secretaries.

The Chamber was abolished in 1609, then reestablished in 1644, once again revoked in 1701 and reestablished in 1721.

Functions

(Function) He/She carries out/ perform:

Provisión de cargos

Related Authorities

Associative relations :

Cerda Soto, José Antonio de la (1727-1797)  (It has as a member)

Consejo de Hacienda (España)  (Related by administrative processing)

Hierarchical relationships :

Consejo de Indias (España)  - Child (Integrated by)

See ascendants

Documents

Producer of:

  • Archivo General de Indias  (75)

Related documents:

  • Archivo Histórico de la Nobleza  (1)
  • Archivo Histórico Nacional  (8)
  • Archivo General de Indias  (545)