Quaderno primero, 1777-1779. Documents and regulations concerning institutions of alta California settlements.

Serial Number
041-03128
Title
Quaderno primero, 1777-1779. Documents and regulations concerning institutions of alta California settlements.
Author(s)
Neve, Phelipe de (Gobernador)
Corres, Horberto de
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Teniente Coronel)
Corbalan, Pedro Intendente Gobernador)
and others
Date
00-00-1773
Date
02-00-1780
Documentation
Monterrey, Mexico, Chihuahua, Arispe, Alamos, aranjuez, Madrid, Horcasitas, avinito, Queretaro. July 31, 1777-April 19, 1779. 94p. Providencias. Informes. Letters. Originals. Signed, unsigned.
Summary
Documents consist of providencias for government and new institutions in California, correspondence between viceroy and of San Diego mission; improved communication system between Mexico and frontier regions; deployment of troops from Sonora for maximum defense of Californias and eastern provinces; purposes for pacification of Indians. Ff. 419-432 detail recruitment, transportation, settlement and protection of 70 families of colonists from Sonora for Alta California, of alleviating poverty and idleness by recruitment in Mexico; safety and choices of routes in combination of maritime and land means for transportation of settlers; desirable areas for colonization in new territories regarding protection, agricultural production, provisioning, recreation, water supply yet to extend Spanish occupation, defense and pacification plans; formation of companias volantes and militia to combat Indian hostilities and need for new regulations to do so; improvement of agricultural techniques and manufacture of domestic industries; long sections on required rations of food and other necessities, allotments of cash, markets for purchasing, selling regional commerce, supply and production of cattle, horses and mules. Other folios refer to maritime transportation of mission and presidio supplies and schedules of Goleta la Sonora (Senora de Guadalupe) and Paquebot el Principe between Guaymas or San Blas. Acknowledgements of arrivals of vessels along Sonoran and California coasts. (j.m.johnson, February 1989)
Persons
Serra, Junipero (Fray)
Neve, Phelipe de (Gobernador)
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de (Teniente de Gobernador)
Croix, Teodoro de (Caballero)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente Gobernador)
Galvez, Joseph de
Ortega, Joseph de
Bonilla, Antonio
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Bergosa, Juan Joseph (Capitan)
Vildosola, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Ansa, Juan Bauptista de (Gobernador)
Corres, Horberto de
Albarez de Castro, Francisco
Bruno, Pedro de (Comandante Marino)
Places
Arispe (Capital)
San Blas (Puerto) (Departamento)
Californias (Peninsula)
San Diego (Mision)
San Francisco (Mision) (Presidio)
Monterrey (Mision)
Loreto (Presidio)
Colorado (Rio)
Sonora (Provincia)
Guaymas (Puerto)
Colorado (Presidio)
Antigua California (Mar)
Vieja California
Nueva California
Gila (Rio)
Gila (Presidio)
Alamos (Real)
Guadalaxara
Camino Real
Santa Barbara (Canal)
Avinito (Hacienda)
Coaguila
Texas (Provincia)
Durango
Guadalupe (Rio)
Canal (Mision)
Porcincula (Rio)
Chihuahua
San Gabriel (Rio)
Santa Ana (Rio)
Rosario (Real) (Pueblo)
Pitic (Pueblo)
Hiaqui (Pueblo)
Horcasitas
Sinaloa
Fuerte (Villa)
Guaynamota (Pueblo)
Maloya (Pueblo)
Chametla (Pueblo)
Copala
San Sebastian (Pueblo)
Cosala (Pueblo)
Culiacan (Pueblo)
Matanchel (Pueblo)
Compostela (Pueblo)
Mazatan (Pueblo)
Hiaqui (Rio)
Cocorin (Mision)
Bacum (Mision)
Vivagimari (Rancho)
Baroyeca (Jurisdiccion)
Ostimuri (Provincia)
Lobos (Isla)
Huirivis (Pueblo)
Mayo (Rio)
Capistrano, San Juan (Mision)
Santa Clara (Mision)
Portiunela
Filipinas
Queretaro
Aranjuez
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Hiaqes
Military Groups
Monterrey, Compania Presidial de
San Francisco, Compania Presidial de
San Diego, Compania Presidial de
Companias Volantes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 121 ff. 398-444
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 121 ff. 398-444
Rights
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