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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
Author(s): 
Virrey (?)
Author(s): 
Pol, Antonio de
Author(s): 
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
Persons: 
Corbalan, Pedro (Gobernador Interim)
Persons: 
Peiran, Diego (Capitan)
Persons: 
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Persons: 
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Persons: 
Pol, Antonio de
Persons: 
Callis, Augustin (Capitan)
Places: 
Mazatlan (Puerto)
Places: 
Alamos (Real)
Places: 
Sivirijoa (Minas)
Places: 
Zapote
Places: 
Tenoriba
Places: 
Nepomuceno, San Juan
Places: 
Promontorio (Cerro)
Places: 
Culiacan (Villa)
Places: 
Sinaloa
Places: 
San Antonio (Puerto)
Places: 
Hiaqui (Rio)
Places: 
Sirrutate (Real)
Places: 
Palo Blanco (Real)
Places: 
Bacuachi
Places: 
Cieneguilla (Placeres)
Places: 
Cornelio (Paraje)
Places: 
Aguas Frias
Places: 
Altar (Presidio)
Places: 
Pitic
Places: 
San Blas
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
Rosario
Places: 
Pitiqui
Ethnic Groups: 
Seris
Ethnic Groups: 
Yaquis
Military Groups: 
Compania de Fusileros de Montana
Military Groups: 
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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