Correspondence of Hijosa, comisario de San Blas, to viceroy Bucareli for February - March, 1777.

Serial Number
041-00159
Title
Correspondence of Hijosa, comisario de San Blas, to viceroy Bucareli for February - March, 1777.
Author(s)
Hijosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Rodriguez Brioso, Christoval
Date
00-00-1776
Date
03-06-1777
Documentation
San Blas. February 24, 1777 to March 6, 1777. 100p. Informes. Inventories. Bills of lading. Typeset. Originals. Signed.
Summary
Details on cargos and itineraries of ships destined for lists of supplies and provisions with estimated amounts and costs based on consumption of (dried) meat and fish, bread, staple items, lard, spices, water and firewood. Most important to California missions, with buying price in San Blas, selling price in San Diego. Ff. 164-193 inventory and specifications of Paquebot el Principe (San Antonio), including; ship dimensions and volume capacity, masts, hull, sails, pantry, cables and rigging, anchors, armor, auxiliary boats. Ff. 148-150 and 155-163 provide many details on the fragata Santiago (Nueva Galicia). (J. M. Johnson, September 1988)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Hijosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Arteaga, Ignacio (Teniente de Navio)
Neve, Phelipe de (Gobernador)
Morelle, Francisco Antonio (Capitan)(Alferez)
Aguirre, Juan Bauptista de (Piloto)
Sierra, Benito (Fray)
Rodriguez Brioso, Christoval
Nunez Esquivel, Mariano (Cirujano)
Sorla, Cayetano
Ruiz, Josef Faustino
Lopez de Toledo, Antonio Joseph
Urtuay, Josef (Contramaestre)
Soria (Guardian)
Places
San Francisco (Presidio)(Puerto)
Monterrey (Presidio)(Puerto)
San Diego (Puerto)
San Blas (Departamento) (Comisaria)
Veracruz
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 010 ff. 148-197
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 010 ff. 148-197
Language
Spanish
Notes
Excellent summaries of individual documents in indice del ramo. Documents not in chronological order. Some blank or repeated frames.
Reference Number
1000008
Rights
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