Documentation relating to correspondence in area of San Luis Potosi concerning remittance of income and timing of funding for troop needs, every six months versus monthly.
September 23, 1789 - January 3, 1790. 16p. Letters, index. Originals.
Concerns Vidal de Lorca and remittances of income from tobacco; intendente of Potosi asks for clarification of order that would have Leon and Santander send his locality remittances from tobacco and taxes to his treasury, feels this move is unadvised; ff. 0528 is illegible; second ff. Of illegible letter mentions the possible hoarding, shortages and bottlenecks that may result due to order aforementioned, that Parras and Saltillo send remittances to Durango; troops are not paid on monthly Basis but rather the avilitado receives funds for his company 6 months in advance; letter expressing sentiment that revenue will be deposited locally instead of sent to the real hacienda for the sake of efficiency; order to intendente telling him to send sums needed to provinces monthly instead of every six months so that surplus of assets will not build because of the possibilities of these assets being corrupted if they are there in large numbers; mentions the conflict of interests between the troops and the avilitados of the revenue accounts as it relates to a more timely remittance of funds, ff 0533 illedgible. (O. Velez, November 1989)
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 228 ff. 527-534
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 228 ff. 527-534
This series part of expediente 48 as listed in the indice del ramo.
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