Title: The Laws of the Indies

Author: King Phillip II of Spain (and others)

Date: 1573


Translation: Zelia Nuttall (1921, 1922); revised translation by A. Mundigo & D. Crouch (1977).


Widely available / Mundigo, Axel I. & Crouch, Dora P., The City Planning Ordinances of the Laws of the Indies Revisited: Part I: Their Philosophy and Implications, Town Planning Review, 48:3 (1977:July), pp.247-268.


Ordinances 1-5, 13, 14, 32-43, 89, 90, 99-101, 109-148.

Description: These are the codes that concern founding of new towns throughout the Spanish colonies.