Letter from Devis to virrey (?) concerning tobacco industry, gunpowder trade and distribution, and mining operations.

Serial Number
041-00817
Title
Letter from Devis to virrey (?) concerning tobacco industry, gunpowder trade and distribution, and mining operations.
Author(s)
Devis, Nicolas (Administrador de Polvora)
Date
01-16-1770
Date
02-11-1770
Documentation
Mexico. January 16, 1770-February 11, 1770. 3p. Letter. Original, copy.
Summary
Concerns mining operations, gunpowder trade and distribution, tobacco trading policies. Devis appointed administrator of gunpowder; Palacio as Mariscal del Campo. Gunpowder dispatched to 123 Plazas of the squadrons of Nuevo Santander. (L. Deatherage, July 1987)
Persons
Alvares de Nava, Simon (Administrador de Alcavalas)
Palacio, Juan
Fernando (Mariscal del Campo)
Aguiar, Pedro
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Devis, Nicolas (Administrador de Polvora)
Places
San Luis Potosi
San Carlos de Tamaulipa
Nuevo Santander
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 031 ff. 312-314
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 031 ff. 312-0314
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 0315-0316 serve as index to correspondence for governor of Nuevo Santander.
Reference Number
3100028
Rights
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