Correspondence between Tienda, Gonzales, and Cruillas concerning discovery of new mines.

Serial Number
041-02136
Title
Correspondence between Tienda, Gonzales, and Cruillas concerning discovery of new mines.
Author(s)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Gonzales, Francisco Elias (Capitan)
Date
02-15-1762
Date
08-31-1762
Documentation
San Miguel. February 15, 1762. 14p. Letters. Originals. Signed.
Summary
Documents mention that new silver and gold mines are of low worth. It is stated that people don't want to work in mines due to low return and of danger of enemy Indians. Also mention that Cananea has been depopulated for these two reasons. (J. Tapia, April, 1988).
Persons
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Gonzales, Francisco Elias (Capitan)
Places
San Miguel
Antunes (Paraje)
Huerta, San Antonio de la (Canada)
Saracache (Real)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Soanca, Santa Maria de
Cananea (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups
Sobaipuris
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 086 ff. 080-087 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 086 ff. 080-087 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Notes
Incomplete
Reference Number
8600008
Rights
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