Concerns construction of casas de moneda in Guatemala and Arispe.

Serial Number
041-05751
Title
Concerns construction of casas de moneda in Guatemala and Arispe.
Author(s)
Martinez de Soria, Juan
Fossio, Pedro Antonio de
and others
Date
06-02-1739
Date
11-25-1783
Documentation
Arispe. December 21, 1748-November 25, 1783. 88p. Letters, autos, informes. Copies, signed, unsigned.
Summary
Includes copies of documents from Fernando VI, others, regarding construction of Casa de Moneda in Guatemala in 1740's; information used by Constanzo as guideline for construction of casa de moneda in Arispe in 1780's. Machinery used in minting of coins, such as corte, torculo de Cordon, Volante, etc, described. King suggests exploitation of Mineral wealth in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya, proposes construction of casa de moneda in region; viability of plan discussed, disadvantage being lack of funds to mine area effectively, advantages including proximity of Casa to mines and key ports. King orders construction of Casa in Arispe, 3-2-1782; Constanzo named ingeniero in charge, lists tools to be provided to each carpinter and 'herrero' as well as wages for several operarios and maestros; Constanzo explains that delay in executing royal order due to shortage of sujetos de havilidad y conducta. (L. Kerr, may 1989)
Persons
Bonilla, Antonio
Fossio, Pedro Antonio de
Martinez de Soria, Juan
Guemes y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco de (Teniente General)
Rivera, Pedro (Presidente de Audencia)
Eustaquio de Leon, Joseph (Director)
Valenciado, Juan Antonio
Peinado, Nicolas (Director)
Fernandez Molinillo, Gabriel (Superintendente)
Goyoneche, Joseph Ygnacio de
Fernando VI (Rey)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Caxigal, Francisco
Gomez de Parada, Juan
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Galvez, Joseph de (Visitador)
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Mayorga, Martin de (Virrey)
Constanso, Miguel (Ingeniero)
Quixano
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Posada
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Galvez, Mathias de (Virrey)
Falcon, Jose (Maestro de Obras)
Bazquez, Manuel (Oficial de Albanil)
Rosales, Jose (Oficial de Albanil)
Rosales, Nicolas (Oficial de Albanil)
Cano, Francisco (Cantero)
Arias, Jose (Cantero)
Lozano, Luis (Carpintero)
Roxas, Manuel Jose (Herrero)
Places
Goatemala (Casa de Moneda)
Lima
Arispe (Capital)
Pardo
Guadalaxara
Nueva Galicia
Sonora
Nueva Vizcaya
Chihuahua
San Blas
Sinaloa
Sombrerete
Zacatecas
Bolanos
Pachuca
Talpujagua
Pachuca
Niebes
Marapel
Rosario
Copala
Panuco
Vanderas, Valle de (Puerto)
Matanchel (Puerto)
Philipinas
Navidad (Puerto)
Melaque (Puerto)
Salagua (Puerto)
Acapulco (Puerto)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 258 ff. 212-255 exp. 20
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 258 ff. 212-255 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
25800020
Rights
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