Juan Antonio de Vizarron y Guiarreta (Virrey). Report viceroy concerning silver discoveries, Pimeria Alta.

Serial Number
030-00547
Title
Juan Antonio de Vizarron y Guiarreta (Virrey). Report viceroy concerning silver discoveries, Pimeria Alta.
Author(s)
Vizarron y Guiarreta, Juan Antonio de (Virrey)
Date
09-15-1737
Documentation
Mexico. September 15, 1737. Copy. Signed. Photostat.
Summary
Account of official attempts to control silver discoveries Pimeria lata, determine quality deposits despite popular belief immensity area's Mineral wealth, desire to conquer/ reduce Indians to north and discover new riches. Mention Mesa's propositions concerning mining district, future conquests. Skepticism viceroy concerning area's wealth. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Vizarron y Guiarreta, Juan Antonio de (Virrey)
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Mesa, Joseph de
Places
Santa Rosa de Corodeguachi
Pimeria Alta
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0212 pp.
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0185(67-4-45)
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2421
Rights
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