Correspondence between Corbalan, Mesia, and Croix re: Indian depredations, prohibition of alcolhol, supplies for expedition; additions to Alamos treasury instruccion, and card and tobacco taxes.

Serial Number
041-04977
Title
Correspondence between Corbalan, Mesia, and Croix re: Indian depredations, prohibition of alcolhol, supplies for expedition; additions to Alamos treasury instruccion, and card and tobacco taxes.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Virrey(?)
Mesia, Francisco
Rivera, Ignacio.
Date
00-00-1730
Date
02-23-1771
Documentation
Alamos, Pitic, Mexico. November 22, 1770 - February 23, 1771. 78p. (Approx) Letters, drafts. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Tax on sales to be used to aid expedition sale of cards (4 real tax) and tobacco; tobacco to be packaged according to provisions. Problems among capitans affecting jurisdiction of governor over the vecinos of their presidios, capitans complain they do not have control of troops to fight enemy invasions, waiting for license to do away with all Indians who do not speak Spanish; Corbalan to Croix regarding prohibition of alcohol, complains that Mescal prohibited and not even found for medicinal use, difficulty aquiring caldos de Castilla, request that some be allowed to produce Mescal; Croix responds that the Mescal factory and use of the drink must be abolished. Pimas described cooperating in robbery with rebel Indians--Corbalan describes their tactics in escaping from troops. Corbalan sends inspection reports on Varios military groups and fiscal affairs of the expedition; lack of funds and currency. Mesia writes Corbalan about his opinion of worth of two companias volantes in Guaymas. Notification of recipients of promotions within companias volantes; discussion of provision of supplies to expedition. Corbalan will publish vandos about establishment of lottery. Corbalan to Croix regarding Alamos treasurer, and treasury instruccion written by Belena; additions to the instruccion provided which concern debtors, control of treasury keys, papel sellado, division of land among employees, collecting tribute, and cost of treasury office supplies. (L. L. Woodward, July 1989)
Persons
Trigo, Joseph (Factor)
Corbalan, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Rivera, Pedro (Brigadier)
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Piniella, Jospeh de la (Comisario)
Galvez, Joseph de
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Bergosa, Juan Joseph (Capitan)
Galvez, Bernardo de
Martinez, Francisco (Coronel)
Lumbreras, Juan Joseph
Rivera, Ignacio
Vildasola, Joseph Antonio
Santo Isla, Joseph del (Tesorero)
Belena, Eusevio Bentura
Mesia, Francisco (Teniente)
Places
Guadalaxara
Alamos (Real)
Sonora (Provincia)
Sinaloa Provincia)
San Miguel (Villa)
Pitic
Guaymas
Mayo (Rio)
Charay
Californias
Huerta, San Antonio de la
Sinaloa (Rio)
Fuerte (Rio)
Mayo (Rio)
Hiagui (Rio)
Cataluna
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Mayos
Military Groups
Espana y Mexico, Piquetes de
Montana, Compania de Fusileros de
Cataluna, Compania Franca de Voluntarios de
America, Piquete de Ynfanteria de
Segunda Compania Volante
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 226 ff. 480-511 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 226 ff. 480-511 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios out order; folios repeated
Reference Number
22600098
Rights
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