Four groups of documents concerning new presidios and missions in Nueva California.

Serial Number
041-04668
Title
Four groups of documents concerning new presidios and missions in Nueva California.
Author(s)
Hijosa, Francisco
Costanjo, Miguel
Mora, Vicente de (Padre Presidente)
and others
Date
09-17-1773
Date
12-27-1774
Documentation
Loreto, San Diego, San Blas, Mexico. September 17, 1773 to December 27, 1774. 46p. Instancia. notas. Sketch. Providencia. Letters. Originals. Signed. Orders investigation of origin of piece of wood found on beach near carmelo mission (sketched in f. 58). Costanjo summarizes possibilities of Spanish and foreign ships in area. Discussion of what is known of asian techniques for ship construction. Final opinion is that mast is from paquebot san Josef. Ff. 63-67 concern occupation and foundation of San Francisco presidio. Troops to be chosen and come with moncada from Sonora. Details provided on supplies, routes, etc. For expedition through Sonora. Ff. 68-73 details provision of mules, cattle and other necessities for Monterrey and San Diego missions. Useful information on quantities, ultimate destinations, notice of receipts, specific ships' cargos and animal casualties in route. Ff. 74-78 is instancia by pp. Fr. Mora of need to inspect and register boxes of supplies destined to nueva California from vieja. Suspicions of thefts from his missions. explains delay in supplies reaching San Diego and Monterrey for lack of mules. (J. M. Johnson, June 1989)
Persons
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Fages, Pedro (Comandante)
Bucareli, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Serra, Frey Junipero (Padre Presidente)
Hijosa, Francisco
Canizares, Joseph (Capitan)
Revilla, Christobal de
Costanjo, Miguel
Moncada, Fernando de (Segundo Capitan)(Piloto)
Echeveste, Juan Joseph de (Comandante)
Gorrae, Josef
Garres (Padre)
Campa, Miguel de la (Padre)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Barri, Phelipe (Gobernador)
Rivera, Fernando de (Capitan)
Gerardo, Christobal
Mora, Visente (Padre Presidente)
Morales, Manuel
Espinosa, Manuel
Toledo, Antonio (Comisario Real)
Pangua, Francisco (?)
Ortega, Joseph Francisco (Sargento)
Carrillo, Mariano
Lopez de Toledo, Antonio (Comisario Real)
Areche
Pisson, Gaspar
Places
Carmelo (Rio) (Mision)
Monterrey, San Carlos de (Presidio)
Filipinas (Islas)
San Blas (Villa)
Sonora
Alamos (Real)
Tubac (Presidio)
China
Japon
Kamstchatka (Peninsula)
Asia
Sur (Departamento)
Nuevo Mexico (Colonia)
Canada
Hudson (Bahia)
California Setentrional
Gila (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
San Francisco (Puerto) (Rio)
San Fernando de Mexico (Colegio)
San Diego (Presidio) (Mision)
Comondu, San Jose
Jaqui (Rio)
Velicata, San Fernando de (Mision)
Loreto (Presidio)
Antigua California
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
Asiaticos
Europeos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 211 ff. 056-078
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 211 ff. 056-078
Language
Spanish
Notes
Frame 58 is sketch of wood (determined to be ship's mast). Some frames interrupted, repeated or blank.
Reference Number
21100005
Rights
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