Series of letters from Castillo de Aysa to viceroy concerning need to populate the northern frontier.

Serial Number
041-02188
Title
Series of letters from Castillo de Aysa to viceroy concerning need to populate the northern frontier.
Author(s)
Castillo de Aysa, Marques de
Date
12-21-1740
Date
01-21-1743
Documentation
Guadalaxara. December 21, 1740 - January 21, 1743. Letters. Signed, originals, copies.
Summary
Castillo de Aysa makes case to viceroy to populate and develop agriculture). expresses fear that northern California will come rest and reprovisioning, anchor in California ports to launch attacks against Philippine galeons, Indians are suspected of trading pearls with English. Long Series of descriptions of potential ports along California coasts. Notes reports of silver deposits near Cerro Arisona, possession of gold, silver, and lead by Papago Indians. Includes some notes on peaceful state of relations between Spaniards and Indians inhabiting the area. (A. Tukey, August 1989)
Persons
Castillo de Aysa, Marques de
Fuenclara, Conde de (Virrey)
Peres de Guzman, Sevastian (Alferez)
Garrastigui, Francisco (Alcalde Mayor)
Peres de Arze, Ignacio (Capitan)
Vernal de Huidobro, Manuel (Gobernador)
Lamas, Enrique Josef (Fray)
Telmel, Gaspar de
Malo de Villavisensio, Pedro (Capitan General)
Echagarai, Pedro
Vildosola, Agustin de
Places
Californias (Isals)
Sonora
Matanchel (Puerto)
Marias (Islas)
Nueva Galicia
Sinaloa
Cavorca
Tiburon (Isla)
Nueva Inglaterra
Nueva Vizcaya
San Agustin de Florida
Florida
Colorado (Rio)
Pitique (Presidio)
Xila (Rio)
Acapulco (Puerto)
Nuevo Mexico
Philipinas
Arisona (Cerro)
San Lucas (Cabo)
Ome (Puerto)
Muleger (Puerto)
Puerto Escondido
Colima
Siguatanejo (Puerto)
Aguaturco (Puerto)
Chamela (Puerto)
Manzanillo (Puerto)
Banderas, Valle de (Puerto)
Navidad (Puerto)
San Antonio (Puerto)
Sariaqui
Buzame
Genavi (Mision)
Pimeria Alta
Guaimas (Puerto)
Lovos (Isla)
Loreto
Maio (Rio)
Dolores (Mision)
San Luis (Mision)
San Ignacio (Mision)
Prieto (Cerro)
Santa Rosalia (Rancheria)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Yaques
Seris
Apaches
Papagos
Eudebes
Opatas
Nijoras
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 087 ff. 142-197 exp. 8
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 087 ff. 142-197 exp.
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
8700007
Rights
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