Letter from virrey to Corbalan concerning deplorable conditions that exist in Sonora.

Serial Number
041-05136
Title
Letter from virrey to Corbalan concerning deplorable conditions that exist in Sonora.
Author(s)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date
04-04-1772
Documentation
April 4, 1772. 4pp. Minutas de cartas. Unsigned. Condition of those provinces (i.e. Sonora), in which Bucareli mentions various problems such as business practices of unscrupulous comerciantes espanoles, negros y pardos; depopulation of placer mines, land tenure and grazing rights problems, etc., discusses how indian population is adversely affected by abovementioned issues; orders sastre, Corbalan, to do everything in their power to correct these abuses. (J. H. Ochs, February 1988)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Sastre, Matheo (Gobernador)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Places
Sarache (Real)
Alamos (Real)
Sonora
Ethnic Groups
Negros
Pardos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 232 ff. 252-254
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 232 ff. 252-254
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents unfoliated.
Reference Number
23200048
Rights
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