Correspondence between Corbalan and Croix re: vandos, silver production, food supplies and flooding, and expedition expenses.

Serial Number
041-04976
Title
Correspondence between Corbalan and Croix re: vandos, silver production, food supplies and flooding, and expedition expenses.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Date
08-22-1770
Documentation
Pitic, Horcasitas, Alamos, Mexico. August 23, 1770 - January 15, 1771. 60p. (Approx) letters, drafts. Originals, signed.
Summary
According to vandos, use of Mescal prohibited, and Corbalan will pass orders relating alcohol use to judges. Corbalan thanks Croix for position as governor; Belena's request of approval of chapter of instruction for directing Alamos treasury regarding return of silver and gold approved by Corvalan. Accounting of gold and silver consigned to Echeveste for processing. Report heavy rains ruining crops and mill in Horcasitas, and loss of wheat destined for troops. Request for funds for Sonora expedition and for the Alamos treasury; viceroy informs Corbalan of 4% Alcabala charge; receipt of vandos and description of their contents, including banishment of Jesuits. Echeverte provided with 67o357 pesos and supplies for the expedition, and request for more funds. Accounting of amounts of iron at Alamos factoria and its value. Corbalan informs Croix that he is sending documents on military Inspections of troops to be sent to the expedition, as well as documents on military expenses. Viceroy to Corbalan regarding prohibition of Indian use of alcohol, Indian excesses (robbery, insults) and need for punishment. Delivery of silver late, and discussion of availability of quicksilver. Lack of food supplies in Rosario, and insufficient amounts to supply boats or send to California; Valenzuela appointed capitan and Justica mayor in Mazatan. (L. L. Woodward, July 1989)
Persons
Corbalan, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Belena, Eusevio de
Echeverte, Juan Joseph
Aguirre, Juan Antonio
Belena, Eusebio Ventura
Trigo, Josef de (Factor)
Duen, Luis (Administrador)
Piniella, Joseph de la
Copala, Joseph de
Trillo, Francisco de
Valenzuela (Vecino)
Gaxiola, Diego Maria (Justicia Interino)
Places
Pitic
Alamos (Real)
Durango
Horcasitas, San Miguel de
Sonora
San Blas
Guadalaxara
Huerta, San Antonio de la
Rosario (Real)
San Sebastian
Plomosous
Culiacan (Villa)
Durango
Mazatan
California
Opossura, San Miguel
Batuco
Sinaloa
Culiacan
Nueva Viscaya
Ethnic Groups
Charayes
Mochicaguis
Caberillas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 226 ff. 449-479 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 226 ff. 449-479 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios out of order
Reference Number
22600097
Rights
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