Correspondence re: fire in old church and financing construction of new church.

Serial Number
041-02242
Title
Correspondence re: fire in old church and financing construction of new church.
Author(s)
Hixosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Florez, Manuel Antonio
and others
Date
05-17-1787
Date
06-12-1794
Documentation
San Blas. May 17, 1787 - June 12, 1794. 162p. Letter, testimonio, cuenta. Original, copy, signed, unsigned.
Summary
Fire burned old church and 35 houses in San Blas during celebration of San Juan Nepomuceno. Documents include testimonios regarding fire (ff. 437-447); list of losses to church and individuals due to fire (ff. 447-452). now more urgent than before to build new church, but need money; list of donations collected (ff. 465); description of work completed as of August 1, 1791 (ff. 471-472); Cuenta of expenses (ff. 473-474); manifesto of expenses paid by real hacienda (ff. 486); push to take advantage of dry season to finish construction. When nearly complete, church suffers damage in dry lightning storm; estimate of cost of necessary repairs (ff. 494). (D. Uhlman, August 1988)
Persons
Hixosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Nunez, Jose Antonio
Aprera, Clemente de
Aguilar, Marcelino de
Perez, Roque Jacinto
Vallin, Pablo
Gallo, Domingo (Oficial)
Banales, Esteban (Oficial de Platero)
Delgadillo, Jose Maria
Comamalle, Juan de (Cirujano)
Lopez, Juan Francisco (Padre)
Martinez, Tomas (Padre Ayudante)
Casas, Juan Jose de (Condestable)
Avendario, Francisco Norverto
Antonio Roberto (Ayudante de Contramaestre de Construccion)
Ballin (Maestro de Sastre)
Caravantes, Francisco
Plaza, Jose de
Monroy, Gonzalo (Maestro Calafate)
Moreno, Diego (Primero Calafate)
Resa(?), Matias
Tobar, Jose (Piloto)
Perez, Ramon (Contramaestre)
Savala, Maria
Gallardo, Anastacio (Maestro Herrero)
Vilchis, Antonio
Rosales, Juan Francisco
Lavastida, Francisco de
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Mangino, Fernando Joseph
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Trillo, Francisco
Lopez, Jose
Camacho, Jose
Guerrero, Lucas
Lima, Sevastian de
Arteaga, Ygnacio (Carpintero)
Mangarres, Faustino (Maestro de Alvanileria)
Rodriguez, Pablo (Maestro Alvanil)
Poze, Antonio
Davila, Juan Maria
Places
San Blas
Guadalaxara
Tepic
Zapotillo (Salinas)
Huaristemba
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 089 ff. 423-0504 exp. 16
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 089 ff. 423-0504 exp.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears in indice del ramo as exp. 3. Many ff. Faded.
Reference Number
8900018
Rights
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