Mercury (Quicksilver)

Juan Bautista de Anza to viceroy. Letter on silver discovery in Arizona nad exploration.

Serial Number
030-00540
Title
Juan Bautista de Anza to viceroy. Letter on silver discovery in Arizona nad exploration.
Author(s)
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Date
01-14-1737
Documentation
Presidio de Santa Rosa de Corodeguachi. January 14, 1737. Signed. Photostat. Transcript.
Summary
Notes great excitement caused by discovery silver Pimeria Alta, belief in greater riches-gold, silver, pearls, quicksilver-to north. Discusses Indian belief ancestors Mexican kings from Pimeria describes ruins of Casa Grande, Casas Grandes. Notes previous expeditions to Colorado River, proposes expedition led by himself to- 1) determine if California an Island and whether northwest Passage, seven cities Gran Teguayo, Quivira exist; 2) determine number inhabitants interior region, whether they are agricultural and can be reduced, or hunter-gatherers impossible to missionize; discover extent Mineral wealth beyond Pimeria. Notes inability presidio to mount Apache campaign because of Seri uprisings, occasional Pima troubles. Outlines size/ expenses proposed expedition. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Crespo, Benito
Casa Fuerte (Marquis de)
Echeverria, Joseph de (Padre)
Manje, Juan Mateo
Huidobro, Manuel Bernal de (Gov.)
Medizabal, Francisco Antonio de
Places
Gila (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
California
Pimeria
Janos
Gran Teguayo
Quivira
Casa Grande
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Pimas
Seris
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0212 pp.
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0185(67-4-45)
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2416
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Anza
Crespo
Casa Fuerte
Echeverria
Manje
Huidobro
Medizabal
Beginning Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-14-1737
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3456
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Virrey Albuquerque, al rey. Una carta.

Serial Number
030-00401
Title
Virrey Albuquerque, al rey. Una carta.
Author(s)
Albuquerque (Virrey)
Date
02-20-1706
Documentation
Mexico. February 20, 1706.
Summary
In relating to the king his inability to establish new towns, in this case San Felipe in Nueva Viscaya. The viceroy gives some population statistics for towns, some information on immigration, and the problems of starting a town, are lack of people and money. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Albuquerque (Virrey)
Places
Nueva Viscaya
Nuevo Mexico
Zacatecas
Sombrerete
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-B-11 V. 023, p. 203-210 rl. 0018
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0086(67-2-10)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. V. 023, p. 203-210 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 0027 V. 023, p. 203-210
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4290
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Albuquerque
Beginning Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-20-1706
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3317
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Capitan Thoribio de Huerta al consejo de indias. En que ofreze encargarse de la Conquista de Zuni y moqui en el Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
030-00277
Title
Capitan Thoribio de Huerta al consejo de indias. En que ofreze encargarse de la Conquista de Zuni y moqui en el Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Huerta, Thoribio de (Capitan)
Date
04-30-1689
Documentation
N.p. April 30, 1689. 31p. Auto. Peticion. Transcription.
Summary
Describes depredations in New Mexico by Apostate Indians. Refers to discovery of mercury between the Zuni and Moqui lands. Expedition supplies and troops discussed. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Huerta, Thoribio de (Capitan)
Places
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Azul (Sierra)
Taos
Norte (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Zunis
Moquis
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0433
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0003(66-5-12)
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4409
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Huerta
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-30-1689
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3193
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Manuel Fernandez de Santa Cruz al fray Payo de Rivera. Relacion de las tierras de Coahuila y de los condiciones de los indios.

Serial Number
020-00001
Title
Manuel Fernandez de Santa Cruz al fray Payo de Rivera. Relacion de las tierras de Coahuila y de los condiciones de los indios.
Author(s)
Fernandez de Santa Cruz, Manuel (Obispo)
Date
04-10-1676
Documentation
Zacatecas. April 10, 1676. 10p. Relacion. Transcription.
Summary
Extensive ethnographic information on Indians of Coahuila. Divides them into four major groups (parrialidades). Discusses material culture, architecture, seasonal movements, subsistence patterns, personality (warlike, lazy), and mentions war-related cannibalism. Notes that the Texas Indians in contrast, have government and agriculture. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Fernandez de Santa Cruz, Manuel (Obispo)
Rivera, Payo de (Arzobispo)
Places
Guadalajara
Coahuila (Provincia y Mision)
Nuevo Leon (Reino)
San Joseph del Parral
Parras
Saltillo
Mapimi (Real)
Cuencame (Real)
Los Nadadores (Rio)
Los Baluartes (Sitio)
Las Cuatro Sienegas (Sitio)
Santa Rosa (Sitio)
Zacatecas
Ethnic Groups
Coahuiles
Pauits
Texas
Boicolles (Boboyes)
Ovalles
Hipocoses
Oricas
Synoquedas
Escapulames
Catujanes
Apes
Tilijayes
Milijayes
Cahages
Sutrebes
Huiquicales
Tibolos
Manos
Prietas
Colorados
Contotoles
Bayocoras
Pinanacas
Cacastes
Salineros
Cavesas
Mayos
Babocarigames
Tepehuanes
Boboles
Tlaxcaltecos
Guachichiles
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0477
Original Location
AGE, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Leg. 0001
Other Location
Arch. del Arzobispado de Linares, Monterrey, N. L. Leg. 0001
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4419
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Fernandez de Santa Cruz
Rivera
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-10-1676
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/2916
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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