Concerning gold claims at Cieneguilla.

Serial Number
041-05476
Title
Concerning gold claims at Cieneguilla.
Author(s)
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Corvalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Date
06-30-1772
Date
01-04-1773
Documentation
Cieneguilla. June 30, 1772 to January 4, 1773. 28p. Informes. Signed.
Summary
Fueros reports very rich gold deposit at Cieneguilla. Too hot, not enough water to work claims in June, July, but plans to have workers in mine 24 hours a day when conditions improve. Corbalan dispatches troops to Chihuahua apparently to guard transport of gold. Mentions establishing Villa at Cieneguilla with church, houses, jail, etc. Discusses costs of operation. (A. Dean, August 1989)
Persons
Corvalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Aguirre, Francisco Antonio
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Carracedo
Berdugo (Sargento)
Bellido, Francisco (Teniente)
Croix, Marques de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
Echeveste, Juan Joseph de
Pol, Antonio (Capitan)
Sastre, Matheo (Gobernador)
Morales, Jose
Areches
Places
Cieneguilla
Sonora
San Juan del Rio
Argamasas
Poniente
Chiguagua
Manuel San Miguel
Altar (Presidio)
Baroyeca (Real)
Guadalaxara
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 245 Part II, ff. 323-336
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 245 Part II, ff. 323-3
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios not chronological, out of order, part of some pages lost in gutter; ff.332, 334 duplicated.
Reference Number
24500024
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