Request for 'agua fuerte' in order to assay minerals, particularly gold.

Serial Number
041-05053
Title
Request for 'agua fuerte' in order to assay minerals, particularly gold.
Author(s)
Sevilla y Olmedo, Miguel de
Marino, Manuel
Forcada y la Plaza, Antonio
and others
Date
01-00-1793
Date
08-14-1795
Documentation
Sinaloa. June 10, 1795-August 14, 1795. 12p. Letters. Signed, unsigned, originals.
Summary
Correspondence concerning need for 'agua Fuerte' (nitric acid) at Rosario for use in assaying minerals (gold in particular, also silver), quantity of 'tejos de oro' (bullion) decreased in previous months due to shortage, request approved. (L. Kerr, January 1989)
Persons
Sevilla y Olmedo, Miguel
Marino, Manuel
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Forcada y la Plaza, Antonio
Places
Sonora
Rosario
Chihuahua
Guanaxuato
San Luiz
Guadalaxara
San Luis Potosi
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 229 ff. 285-293
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 229 ff. 285-293
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 9 in indice del ramo, documents grouped but not in 'expediente.'
Reference Number
22900012
Rights
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