Correspondence between Belena and viceroy for the years 1768-1770.

Serial Number
041-01636
Title
Correspondence between Belena and viceroy for the years 1768-1770.
Author(s)
Belena, Eusebio Ventura (Subdelegado)
Date
07-03-1768
Date
00-00-1770
Documentation
Mazatan. July 3, 1768. 140p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Documents between Belena an viceroy regarding various issues in provinces of Sinaloa and Sonora of which inspecting of mines to control usage of gunpowder was primary issue. Also, establishment of official selling of gunpowder, tobacco and playing cards was achieved. Belena also established site for a Caja Marca due to discovery of gold in Sinaloa to assure royal fifth and usage of this monies to pay for expedition to California by visitador Galvez, purchasing and transportation of corn for presidios and families being established in such presidios. Also, documents regarding attacks by Pimas to towns and ranches, Belena gathers a small army to punish perpetrators. Curious documents regarding expedition to California of French scientists to study the Passage of venus and the sun (eclipse?). (A. Dell'acqua, may 1988)
Persons
Galvez, Joseph de (Visitador General)
Vila, Vizente (Piloto)
Belena, Eusebio Ventura (Subdelegado)
Croix, Carlos Francisco (Marquez de Croix)(Virrey)
Trigo, Joseph (Factor de la Renta)
Ruiz, Alfonzo
Manso Portugues, Manuel
Echeveste, Juan Joseph (Tesorero)
Trillo, Francisco (Comisario)
Campoy, Francisco
Manuel (Teniente)
Alvarado, Francisco Julia de (Coronel)
Padilla, Tadeo (Alferez)
Felix, Idelfonso (Cura)
Gutierrez de Gandarilla, Esteban (Capitan)
Pineda, Juan de (Gobernador)
Cancio, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Aragon, Pedro Gabriel de (Capitan)
Zuniga Ontiveros, Phelipe de (Philo-Matematico)
Ley, Francisco Joseph de (Astronomo)
Lasso, Joseph Maria (Comandante)
Ibarra, Thomas de (Capitan)
Places
Rosario (Real)
Mazatan (Puerto)
Californias (Provincia)
Culiacan (Bajos)
Tamazula, San Antonio de (Puerto)
San Blas (Puerto)
Bacubirita (Pueblo)
Guadalaxara (Ciudad)
Agua Escondida (Villa)
Sinaloa (Rio)
Alamos (Real)
Higuera (Placer)
Sinaloa
Mochicagui, San Miguel de (Mision)
Loreto (Presidio)
Monterrey (Presidio)
Batacosa (Mision)
Ostimuri
Suceso (Hacienda)
Baroyeca (Mision)
Fuerte (Real)
La Cabeza (Rancho)
Hiaqui (Rio)
Tepagui (Villa)
Macoyagui (Pueblo)
Cohibampo (Rancho)
Tobaca (Hacienda)
Sonora (Provincia)
Santa Barbara (Ensenada)
Echojoa (Pueblo)
Cuebas (Cajon)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Durango (Obispado)
Rosario (Real)
Tepic (Pueblo)
Mayo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Hiaquis
Franceses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 068 ff. 001-070 exp. 1,2,3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 068 ff. 001-070 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Exp. 4 (ff. 79-143) omitted from reel in original Filming; appended to beginning of reel. exp. 1 thus begins 64ff. Into the reel after end of exp. 4. Appears in indice del ramo as exp. 1.
Reference Number
6800002
Rights
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