Correspondence on the drainage-irrigation project of San Francisco, San Juan de Letran and mariscala los galos streets in Mexico.

Serial Number
041-03122
Title
Correspondence on the drainage-irrigation project of San Francisco, San Juan de Letran and mariscala los galos streets in Mexico.
Author(s)
Los Angeles, Maria Anna de (Abadesa)
Ciria, Marques de (Mariscal)
Santa Gertrudis, Ana norta (Abadesa)
and others
Date
06-27-1791
Date
07-25-1791
Documentation
Santa brigida, Santa isabel, Mexico. June 27, 1791 to July 25, 1791. 34p. Informes, instancias. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Correspondence to viceroy concerning problems of bridges and acequias, drainage of public works projects. Folios 243, 249, 257 written by nuns (abadesas) recounting rise of water level, smell and possible disease to convent. Also, inability to pay contribution due to lack of income by convent. Other documents discuss financial matters of payments by finqueros, and specify areas and houses responsible to contribute. Remedies listed to resolve drainage problems to neighborhood, but also benefits to be gained by project and street paving. (J. M. Johnson, January 1989)
Persons
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Los Angeles, Maria Anna de (Abadesa)
Bonavia, Bernardo (Intendente)
Herrera, Francisco Manuel (Regidor)
Guardida, Marques de
Cerbantes, Ignacio
Ciria, Marques de (Mariscal de Castilla)
Ortiz, Jose (Maestro Mayor)
Garcia Conde, Diego (Capitan)
Santa Gertrudis, Sor Ana Norta (Abadesa)
Ortiz, Damian Joseph (Academico de Merito)
Places
Santa Brigida, Recoletas de (Convento)
Santa Isabel de Mexico (Abadia)(Convento)
Terteros (Hospital)
San Andres (Hospital)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 121 ff. 243-259
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 121 ff. 243-259
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents not in chronological order. Some marked secret, incomplete or margins cut off. Subsumed under expediente #1, indice del ramo.
Reference Number
12100012
Rights
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