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Letters from Fueros to viceroy concerning affairs at placeres de Cieneguilla

Serial Number
041-02246
Title
Letters from Fueros to viceroy concerning affairs at placeres de Cieneguilla
Author(s)
Fueros, Pedro (Capitan Comisionado)
and others
Date
01-00-1772
Date
10-23-1776
Documentation
Cienegulla. May 19, 1776 - October 3, 1776. 36p. Letters, drafts. Original. Signed/unsigned.
Summary
Fueros discusses defense of mining district and transportation of ore and food supplies. Abundant production at Placeres if free from enemy raids. Miners do not like to operate too far away due to fear of barbaros. Describes grano de oro found by Indian -- its size, value, type of rock found in (guija). grano worthy of king but already broken up and distributed by Indian to relatives. Discusses efforts to try to stop this from happening again. Discusses activities of soldiers sent to guard mining region. Report from Fueros on comerciante in charge of transporting gold -- gives amount and how warned to insure delivery of royal fifth. Closure of road noted and problems this causes for mining operations. Mentions real Caxa de los Alamos and administrador de la Renta de tabacos. (S. Fiederlein may 1987)
Persons
Fueros, Pedro (Capitan Comisionado)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Morales, Josef (Comerciante)
Tobar, Francisco
Places
Cieneguilla, San Yldephonso de la
Los Alamos
Sonora (Valle)
San Miguel (Presidio)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Opodepe (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Hiaquis
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 090 ff. 059-076
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 090 ff. 059-076
Language
Spanish
Notes
Incomplete documents, some pages out of order, two copies of f. 65 -- second more readable. F. 63 is continuation of f. 65.
Reference Number
9000004
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fueros
Person Last Name
Fueros
Bucareli y Ursua
Corbalan
Morales
Tobar
End Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
1772
End Date (repacked)
10-23-1776
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6593
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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