Corbalan's correspondence re: gold discoveries; troop food supplies; Yaqui subsistance.

Serial Number
041-02322
Title
Corbalan's correspondence re: gold discoveries; troop food supplies; Yaqui subsistance.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Virrey (?)
Pol, Antonio de
and others
Date
04-29-1771
Date
06-12-1771
Documentation
Pitic. April 29 - June 12, 1771. 40p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Corbalan's letter to Croix describes silver mining areas and discoveries of gold and silver and control of gold. Cornelio depopulated because of lack of water though rich in gold. Soldiers of Altar find gold in Aguas Frias. Aid of rations to compania de fusileros, but need to avoid expenses; transport costs, baker must be paid by compania; lack of uniforms complained of. Transport of troops by ship and details on carrying water; describes poor maritime transport service on pacific coast. Letter confirms completion of expedition; discusses availability of rations on ship for infantry. Yaquis don't grow food and need rations. Concerns inspection and salary payment of dragones de Espana y Mexico and participation in expediton. (L. L. Woodward, August 1988)
Persons
Croix, Marques de
Corbalan, Pedro (Gobernador Interim)
Peiran, Diego (Capitan)
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Pol, Antonio de
Callis, Augustin (Capitan)
Places
Mazatlan (Puerto)
Alamos (Real)
Sivirijoa (Minas)
Zapote
Tenoriba
Nepomuceno, San Juan
Promontorio (Cerro)
Culiacan (Villa)
Sinaloa
San Antonio (Puerto)
Hiaqui (Rio)
Sirrutate (Real)
Palo Blanco (Real)
Bacuachi
Cieneguilla (Placeres)
Cornelio (Paraje)
Aguas Frias
Altar (Presidio)
Pitic
San Blas
San Carlos
Rosario
Pitiqui
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Yaquis
Military Groups
Compania de Fusileros de Montana
Espana y Mexico, Piquetes de Dragones de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 122-142
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 122-142
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
9300027
Rights
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