Information on the conduct of Alvarez de Nava and mining in Tamaulipa.

Serial Number
041-03479
Title
Information on the conduct of Alvarez de Nava and mining in Tamaulipa.
Author(s)
Noriega, Melchor de
Escandon, Joseph de
Valcarca, Domingo
Date
07-26-1763
Date
07-28-1772
Documentation
San Carlos de tamaulipa, Nuevo Santander, Mexico. July 26, 1763-July 28, 1772. 16p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Secret investigation of Alvarez de Nava ordered by virrey. Have you known Alvarez de Nava; what is quality of his work; opinion of others in San Carlos of Alvarez de Nava; if he is sociable; if he has used wealth of Alcabala for personal profit; involvement in silver mining; if he is friends with governor; and if he has caused trouble--7 witnesses respond. Escandon writes Cruillas concerning mining in Tamaulipa; mining operation continuing despite illness and invasion of Apostate Indians of which it is now free although Principal Miner dead. (L. L. Woodward, October 1988)
Persons
Lerma, Joseph de
Alvarez de Nava, Simon
Noriega, Melchor de (Administrador)
Gonzales de Santianez, Vizente (Gobernador)
Mogro Noriega, Zeledonio
Arigarrago, Juan Miguel de
Gonzales, Joseph Joachin
Carriedo, Gaspar de
Serna, Joseph Francisco de la (Vecino)
Paz, Joseph Antonio de la (Vecino)
Muniz, Juan (Capitan)
Cordova, Miguel
Garza, Lorenzo de la
Zapatero, Juan El
Fuentes, Luis de
Cruillas, Marques de
Escandon, Joseph de
Valcarcal, Domingo
Miura, Fermin
Places
Tamaulipa, San Carlos de (Villa)
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Tamaulipa, San Joseph de (Real)
San Luis Potosi
Croix, San Nicolas de (Real)
Tamaulipa (Minas)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 140 ff. 246-254 exp. 6
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 140 ff. 246-254 exp. 6
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
14000008
Rights
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