(fiscal) Ambrosio Melgarejo to king. Letter concerning Arizona silver.

Serial Number
030-00559
Title
(fiscal) Ambrosio Melgarejo to king. Letter concerning Arizona silver.
Author(s)
Melgarejo, Ambrosio (Fiscal)
Date
07-19-1738
Documentation
Mexico. July 19, 1738. Copy. Signed. Photostat.
Summary
Lengthy presentation mining law/technology/geological treasure or from mine. Because of distance, viceroy, fiscal decide to leave judgment up to Anza. Mentions that Yaqui (Hiaqui) Indian first discovered silver. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Melgarejo, Ambrosio (Fiscal)
Toral, Joseph (Padre)
Canas, Cristoval de (Padre)
Echagoyan, Juan de
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Places
Pimeria Alta
Sonora
Corodeguachi (Presidio de)
Agua Caliente
San Antonio Motepore
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
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
Notes
Different copy, identical text included in folder 2, no 212. Listed as no. 205 in chapman.
Batch Reference Number
2428
Rights
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Keywords
General Subjects