Miguel Costanso to viceroy Marques de Branciforte.

Serial Number
190-00012
Title
Miguel Costanso to viceroy Marques de Branciforte.
Author(s)
Costanso, Miguel
Date
10-17-1794
Documentation
Mexico. October 17, 1794. 18p. Informe.
Summary
This informe outlines the reasons for and steps that should be initiated to fortify the Alta California coast in response to expected encroachments from the russians and British. Three general proposals are at the heart of the letter, beef up defenses at San Diego, Monterrey and San Francisco; encourage, immigration; and have Monterrey the initial stop for the Manila trade rather than Acapulco. (G. Miller) (1977)
Persons
Sanchez, Pablo (Brigadier)
Colner, (Capitan)
Martinez, Jose (Piloto)
Almodovar, Duque de
Fages, Pedro
Costanso, Miguel
Branciforte, Marques de
Places
Puerto de San Diego
Santa Barbara
Monterrey
Puerto de San Francisco
Puerto de Nutka
San Blas
Acapulco
First Location
Bibl. Nac., Madrid. Ms. 19266 fol. 0175
Original Location
BNE, Madrid, Ms. 19266 ff. 0175
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4773
Rights
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