Informes from Lumbreras to Bucareli concerning discovery of silver mines at sierra de San Marcial.

Serial Number
041-05508
Title
Informes from Lumbreras to Bucareli concerning discovery of silver mines at sierra de San Marcial.
Author(s)
Lumbreras, Juan Josef
Bauptista de Anza, Juan (Capitan)
Date
02-01-1779
Documentation
Mexico. February 1, 1779. 50p. Informes. Signed.
Summary
Bauptista de Anza notifies Bucareli about defense strategies adopted in order to defend provincias de Sonora against the attacks of Indian Seris and Apaches. Lumbreras notifies Bucareli of discovery of silver mines next to presidio de San Carlos, at Sierra de San Marcial. Lumbreras suggests Bucareli to erect a new town -real de San marical- at the site. Includes a very simple map of the town to be erected. Includes a description of the site as well as the number of mines, the number of workers to be employed for the mines, and an estimation of the amount and quality of silver expected. (R. Gomez, November 1989)
Persons
Bucareli y Urzua, Antonio Maria
Bauptista de Anza, Juan (Capitan)
Croix, Theodoro de
Galves, Joseph de
Bonilla, Antonio
Porta, Reymundo
Valdes, Francisco Joaquin
Aragon, Pedro Gabriel de
Mangino, Fernando
Lumbreras, Juan Josef
Places
Chihuahua
San Marcial (Sierra)
Buenavista, San Carlos de
Lumbreras, San Jose de
Hiaqui (Rio)
Guadalaxara
San Marcial, Real de (Pueblo)
Horcasitas, San Miguel De
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Apaches
Suaquis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 247 ff. 323-348
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 247 ff. 323-348
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24700011
Rights
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