Account of de Anza's expeditions to Californiain relacion sent to viceroy Bucareli.

Serial Number
041-05256
Title
Account of de Anza's expeditions to Californiain relacion sent to viceroy Bucareli.
Author(s)
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Teniente Coronel)
Date
02-25-1777
Date
09-24-1777
Documentation
February 25, 1777. Letters. Informes. Relaciones. Peticiones. Originals. Signed. 39p.
Summary
De Anza writes viceroy general letter relating his reasons for accepting and describing in general terms both expeditions to California and reminds viceroy of his wanting to open route between New Mexico and California thru Sonora. de Anza also describes to viceroy happiness of Palma and his three followers when they are confirmed in cathedral serving as godfather governor of area and three mayors. Viceroy issues monies to de Anza to cover trip of Yumas to Mexico and back to Colorado River. Viceroy communicates to de Anza an eddict given to him by Galvez about king personally giving thanks to Anza for expeditions and his appointment by king as governor of New Mexico. Anza thanks viceroy and sends him as present a piece of petrified wood found in creek in Arizpe. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Teniente Coronel)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Croix (Comandante General)
Palma, Salbador (Capitan Yuma)
Tueros, Pedro (Capitan)
Galvez, Joseph
Places
Monterrey (Puerto)
Sonora
California (Provincia)
San Francisco (Puerto)
Colorado (Rio)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Alamos (Real)
Durango (Ciudad)
Altar (Presidio)
Tubac (Presidio)
Orcasitas (Presidio)
Arizpe (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Yumas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 237 ff. 293-313
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 237 ff. 293-313
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23700010
Rights
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