Correspondence of intendente Corbalan for April - June, 1773

Serial Number
041-02256
Title
Correspondence of intendente Corbalan for April - June, 1773
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Aragon, Pedro Gabriel de
Date
02-22-1772
Date
09-28-1774
Documentation
Alamos, Horcasitas, camoa. April 1, 1773 to September 28, 1773. Ordenes superiores. Representaciones. Letters, signed. Originals. Copies.
Summary
Administrative correspondence of intendente Corbalan, primarily brief commentary on ongoing communication between him and viceroy as summarized in the superiores Ordenes and representaciones. Viceroy's responses, dated several months later, directly follow intendente's comments/inquiries. Ff. 81 reorganization of intendency, intendente's duties and salary; distribution of land, water rights, irrigation and religious education of Seris on Tiburon. Ff. 84-86 relate death of governor Sastre, execution of his will (Albacea), and responsibility of real Casa to determine amount of king's fifth on a gold nugget found in his possession. Ff. 94-95 are taxes on tobacco, playing cards and gunpowder; salaries for religious from Jalisco serving in Sonora; collection of tribute from Indians; need for better accounting for collecting royal fifth on ore mined in province; scarcity of Moneda sellada in circulation; and status of crops, workshops and personnel assigned to Indians in reduccion. Ff. 122-123 is certificate of death of Alfonso Ruiz Zorzano. Other documents briefly general of mines to be postponed due to illness and bad Weather; reduccion of Hiaques on Tiburon, recommends pardon of capitan Calisto for good behaviour, after involvement in uprising; gold nugget of Sastre not found among his possessions. Ff. 136 & 138 are superiores Ordenes from Bucareli for February-March, 1773. Ff. 142-144 are representacions of intendente to viceroy for April-June, 1773 which include fishing; rebuilding mission churches in Suaqui and Charay and completion of irrigation (acequia) for Seris in Pitic. (J. M. Johnson, March 1988)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Aragon, Pedro Gabriel de
Echeverte, Juan Josef
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Calisto (Capitan)
Sastre, Matheo (Gobernador)
Arenibar, Miguel de
Azuela, Manuel de la
Cano, Augustin
Monserrat, Benito (Fray)
Galvez, Josef de
Meave, Juan Antonio
Lumbreras, Juan (Teniente)
Sarove, Juan de (Fray)
Crespo, Francisco (Governador)
Ramirez, Joaquin (Fray)
Gil de Bernabe, Juan Chrisostomo (Padre)
Carlos III (Rey)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Ruiz Zorzano, Alfonso
Iriarte, Juan Augustin (Teniente)
Lopez, Jose Manuel
Ezquirre, Jose Gabriel
Cano y Mar, Agustin Antonio
Venavides, Manuel de
Dorronsoro, Juan Antonio de
Rivera, Juan Honorato de
Torres, Atanacio de
Places
Alamos (Real)
Pitic (Mision)
Copala (Provincia)
Horcasitas
Mayo (Rio)
Hiaqui (Rio)
Sinaloa (Rio) (Provincia)
Camoa
Tiburon (Isla)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Suaqui (Pueblo)
Rosario (Ensaye)
Populo (Pueblo
Tecoripa (Mision)
Cimoro
Saguaripa
Xalisco (Provincia)
Sonora (Rio) (Provincia)
Cieneguilla (Real)
Carrizal (Mision)
Charay (Pubelo)
Tenuaje
Fuerte (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Tiburones
Mayos
Hiaquis
Sibubapas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 091 ff. 081-150
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 091 ff. 081-150
Language
Spanish
Notes
Superiores ordenes, representaciones and marginal notes provide good chronological summary of contents. Many blank and/ or missing frames. Margins often cut off.
Reference Number
9100006
Rights
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