Naval Service Records

Correspondence of Hijosa to viceroy Bucareli for April - May, 1777.

Serial Number
041-00161
Title
Correspondence of Hijosa to viceroy Bucareli for April - May, 1777.
Author(s)
Hijosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Date
12-13-1774
Date
07-25-1778
Documentation
San Blas. April 20, 1777 to June 21, 1777. 84p. Informes. Instancias. Letters. Drafts. Originals, signed.
Summary
Correspondence deals generally with following topics: Naval salaries, appointments, service and health records of personnel for department of San Blas, ship construction and repair. Much information on cargos and itineraries of the Goleta Sonora and paquebots San Carlos (toison), Principe and Concepcion. Documents of major importance are the following folios: Ff. 242-248 concern publication of general pardon for all military or commercial deserters from navy. Six month term for amnesty offered; terms and enforcement discussed. Ff. 249-260 and ff. 267-271 deal with problems in construction of (new keel for) launch for paquebot San Carlos (toison) and building of additional paquebot for navy. Ff. 279-281 discuss arrival of ship-building tools from Spain and expert technicians from Veracruz. Difficulties in scheduling itineraries and supplying missions and presidios in California due to shortage of ships. Ff. 264-266 request by Hijosa and approval by viceroy for monthly amount of his salary to be sent to assist his wife. Ff. 272-274 deal with illnesses and delayed arrival of technicians; ongoing need for recruitment of surgeon for department. (J. M. Johnson, September 1988)
Persons
Hijosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Areche, Josef Antonio (Visitador General del Peru)
Hezeta, Bruno de (Capitan de Fragata)
Izaguirre, Pedro
Bausa, Juan (Contramaestre)
Goya, Manuel Ramon de (Factor)
Gonzales, Josef
Rivera (?)
Arroyo, Pedro
Hijosa, Maria Antonia Colomba Badano
Echeverria, Juan Agustin (Piloto)
Martinez, Estevan Joseph (Segundo Piloto)
Perez, Juan (Alferez de Fragata)
Quiroz, Fernando (Teniente de Navio)
Sol, Jose de
Places
San Blas (Comisario) (Departamento)
Guadalaxara
Sonora (Provincia)
Lima
Acapulco (Puerto)
Loreto (Presidio)
Santiago (Rio)
Antigua California
Veracruz
Espana
Perote
Californias
San Diego (Puerto)
Lobos (Isla)
Europa
Mar del Sur
Rivera (?)
Military Groups
Flota (San Blas-Veracruz)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 010 ff. 242-283
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 010 ff. 242-283
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents chronological except for viceroys responses. Good summaries in marginal notes. Some blank frames. quilla figuratively can refer to a whole ship, probably case here.
Reference Number
1000010
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Hijosa
Bucareli y Ursua
Areche
Hezeta
Izaguirre
Bausa
Goya
Gonzales
Rivera
Arroyo
Hijosa
Echeverria
Martinez
Perez
Quiroz
Sol
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-13-1774
End Date (repacked)
07-25-1778
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4506
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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