Testimonios concerning discovery of new mines and vetas.

Serial Number
041-02979
Title
Testimonios concerning discovery of new mines and vetas.
Author(s)
Escandon, Joseph de
Fuentes, Luis Antonio (Capitan)
Date
10-16-1766
Date
12-13-1767
Documentation
Nuevo Santander. January 5, 1767 - January 23, 1767. 40p. Letters. Testimonios. Signed. Unsigned. Copies. Originals.
Summary
Concerning: visits to mines and mission at which Indians peacefully employed; testimonios about visits to mining region and particular mines, identifying those in area knowledgeable about minerals and mines, those considered 'peritos' (skilled laborers); information about mines gathered from conversations with 'veedores' (overseers) of mines, particularly concerning 'catas' (test pits) and location and size of any new 'vetas' (veins) found; spiritual education of Indians; sentencing of criminal (L. Kerr, October 1988)
Persons
Escobar, Manuel de (Fray)
Croix, Marques de
Escandon, Joseph de
Fuentes, Luis Antonio (Capitan)
Valdez, Francisco
Barboza, Francisco Xavier de (Cura)
Ramirez, Francisco
Bustamante, Gaspar de
Vela, Feliciano
Lopez de Quintano, Alonzo (Teniente)
Duran, Pedro Joseph
Sagasola, Manuel de (Capitan)
Bejar, Juan Francisco (Minero)
Quiroz, Juan Joseph
Morales, Miguel Antonio
Rubio, Joseph
Places
Zacatecas
Aguayo (Villa)
Padilla (Villa)
Sotolamarina (Villa)
Cruillas (Villa)
Helguera (Mision)
San Carlos (Villa)
Tamaulipa (Villa)
Cordillera del Norte (Mision)
Llera (Villa)
Pena Castillo (Mision)
Nueba Tamaulipa (Presidio)
Guanajuato (Principales)
Volanoz (Principal)
Yguana (Principal)
Pilon, San Mathes (Valle)
Luz, San Joseph de
Encarnacion
Hoyos (Villa)
Saltillo (Villa)
Tamaulipa, San Josseph de (Mina)
Guadalupe (Cerro)
Linares (Villa)
Guemes (Villa)
San Luis Potosi
Military Groups
Linares, Milicias de la Villa de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 114 ff. 358-378 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 114 ff. 358-378 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 1 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
11400006
Rights
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