Correspondence of Corbalan, gobernador politico y intendente de Sonora, for years 1777 and 1778.

Serial Number
041-02265
Title
Correspondence of Corbalan, gobernador politico y intendente de Sonora, for years 1777 and 1778.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date
03-02-1768
Date
02-17-1779
Documentation
Rosario, Guadalaxara, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Alamos, San Antonio de la huerta. February 19, 1777 to February 17, 1779. 46p. Representaciones. Avaluos (budget projections). Informes. Letters. Copies. Originals, signed.
Summary
Brief correspondence, intermitant since intendente is inspection delayed due to Corbalan's illness; Dean of real Audiencia advises that Antelo is fugitive dressed in Robes of a Religioso fernandino, viceroy orders Antelo's arrest; irrigation Canal for Seris; report on pearl fishing; budget projection requested for rebuilding churches at Charay and Suaqui; questions over intendente's salary since June 1770, including military expedition; Croix relates Seri uprising. F. 396 is good summary of contents since it is representationes from Corbalan to viceroy for February 6, 1777 to July 30, 1778. Alcabala tax on gold; Corbalan reports that while traveling he received no Superior orders from viceroy; intendente explains why he returned to Alamos, instead of Arizpe, governor of Sonora detained in Chihuahua. (J. M. Johnson, April 1988)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Antelo y Bermudez, Angel de
Trigo, Joseph (Factor)
Crespo, Francisco (Gobernador)
Galvez, Joseph de
Croix, Teodoro (Comandante)
Ortiz, Juan Manuel
Places
Rosario (Real)
Alamos, San Antonio de los (Real)
Huerta, San Antonio de la (Real)
Sinaloa
Madrid
Arizpe
Chihuahua
Culiacan
Tepoca
Suaqui (Pueblo)
Charay (Pueblo)
Sonora (Rio) (Provincia)
Pitic
Ethnic Groups
Seris
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 091 ff. 380-402
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 091 ff. 380-402
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 384 blurred, duplicated on 385b. Two folios overlaid on f. 386. F. 390 interrupts ff. 389-391. F. 399 interrupts ff. 398-400. Many blank pages.
Reference Number
9100015
Rights
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