Pearl Fishery

Pedro Corbalan. Instruction de don Pedro Corbalan sobre el modo de hacer la expedicion de Sonora.

Serial Number
300-00068
Title
Pedro Corbalan. Instruction de don Pedro Corbalan sobre el modo de hacer la expedicion de Sonora.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Date
04-22-1766
Documentation
Mexico. April 22, 1766. 20p. Instruccion. Original.
Summary
Concerns proposed expedition to Cerro Prieto to attack Seri, Pima rebels there. Corbalan describes Cerro Prieto, noting its rugged terrain, and many thickets (malezas) impeding movement. States Seris, Pimas live in canyons there. Vividly describes hardships such a military campaign would entail, especially for european soldiers unaccustomed to desert. Indian guerrilla tactics. Notes need for 200 soldiers- 100 dragones, 100 Infanteria, 300 Opata auxiliaries, 200 Yaqui auxiliaries. Opatas called muy fiel, and los mejores Guerreros despues de los Jovas. Yaquis to serve primarily as laborers. Feels 150 soldiers can be secured from six Sonora presidios, especially those of Altar, Buenavista and San Miguel, since Fronteras, Tubac, Terrenate have to guard against Apache. Total expedition to consist of 1050 men- 550 Spaniards (200 infantry, the rest cavalry, including 200 Milicianos), 300 Indian auxiliaries. Soldiers cautioned to treat Indian auxiliaries well. 200 men to be sent in Canoas to Tiburon to cut off rebel retreat, rest of troops to surround, penetrate Cerro Prieto. Discusses procurement of food supplies, other necessities. Describes problem of finding enough ships to bring troops from Matanchel, Acapulco to Guaymas. States pearl boats may be used, but no saber con puntualidad el numero de los sugetos que hacen Este trafico. describes benefits- both material, spiritual, to be gained from Seri, Pima reduccion. Excellent overview of preparations for military campaign. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Corbalan, Pedro
Places
Cerro Prieto
Guaymas (Puerto)
Pitic
California (Golfo)
Opam-Guaymas (Real de Minas)
San Joseph de Guaymas (Mision, Despoblada)
Colorado (Rio)
Matanchel
Guadalajara
Acapulco
Hiaqui (Yaqui) (Rio)
Grande (Rio)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Tubac (Presidio)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Altar (Presidio)
San Miguel de Horcasitas (Presidio)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Tiburon (Isla)
Ostimuri (Provincia)
Sonora (Provincia)
Gila (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Opatas
Jovas
Yaquis
Apaches
Papagos
Moquis
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 1737 pp. 001-020
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 1737 pp. 001-020
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document damaged, illegible in places.
Batch Reference Number
4619
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Corbalan
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April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-22-1766
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Padre Joseph Xavier de Molina al padre provincial. Letter concerning Yaqui revolt.

Serial Number
300-00042
Title
Padre Joseph Xavier de Molina al padre provincial. Letter concerning Yaqui revolt.
Author(s)
Molina, Joseph Xavier de (Padre)
Date
06-23-1740
Documentation
Cucurpe. June 23, 1740. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Describes chaos in Sonora following outbreak of Yaqui revolt, including Huidobro's flight, failure to defend province. Notes missionary efforts to keep Pima Bajos in line. Describes revolt as nothing more than cosa ridicula, y juego de indios at first, but failure of Spanish soldiers to quell it made it grow. Mentions Pima Bajo revolt in Cerro Prieto. Notes that Seris never have been subjugated, and that el placer de Perlas entre la Isla de Tyburon, y esta Costa, no Se beneficia Por miedo de los Seris. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Marciano, Luis (Padre)
Perera, Nicolas de (Padre)
Calixto, Juan (Yaqui Rebel Leader)
Molina, Joseph Xavier de (Padre)
Places
Tecoripa (Pueblo)
Baroyeca
Cedros (Real)
Santa Ana (Real)
Batemareco (Real)
Arivechi (Pueblo)
Cerro Prieto
Tiburon (Isla) Ostimuri (Provincia)
Sinaloa (Provincia)
Sonora (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
Pimas Bajas
Pimas Altas
Seris
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 0902 pp. 097-101
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 0902 pp. 097-101
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4789
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Marciano
Perera
Calixto
Molina
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-23-1740
Type
Text
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uadc://masterindex/883
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Gobernador Joseph Sebastian Lopez de Carvajal. Comunicaciones sobre los embarcaciones por las costas del mar del sur.

Serial Number
100-01530
Title
Gobernador Joseph Sebastian Lopez de Carvajal. Comunicaciones sobre los embarcaciones por las costas del mar del sur.
Author(s)
Lopez de Carvajal, Joseph Sebastian
Date
09-01-1727
Documentation
Santa Maria de las parras. September 1, 1727. 10p. Auto. Original. Signed.
Summary
Boats of foreign origin are spotted on the coast (pacific) at or near the port of los Series tepocas. Governor orders a squad to investigate. (T. Barnes) (1977)
Persons
Lopez de Carvajal, Joseph Sebastian (Gobernador)
Becera Nieto, Antonio (Capitan)
Nieto de Milla, Francisco (Capitan)
Sumeca, Marcos de (S.J.)
Places
Mar del Sur
Janos (Presidio)
San Buena Ventura (Partido)
Sinaloa (Presidio)
Paso (Presidio)
Santa Maria de las Parras
Pueblo de los Cinco Senores
Nazas (Rio)
Pasaje (Presidio)
San Phelipe El Real
San Joseph del Parral
Ethnic Groups
Series
Baborerigames
Hascaltecos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1727c fr. 1601-1606.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1727c fr. 1601-1606
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document incomplete.
Batch Reference Number
3106
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Lopez de Carvajal
Becera Nieto
Nieto de Milla
Sumeca
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-01-1727
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/15313
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plan de un compania para fomentar con actividad el beneficio de las ricas minas de Sonora y Cinaloa, y restablecer la pesqueria de perlas en el golfo de Californias.

Serial Number
080-00006
Title
plan de un compania para fomentar con actividad el beneficio de las ricas minas de Sonora y Cinaloa, y restablecer la pesqueria de perlas en el golfo de Californias.
Date
04-15-1771
Documentation
Mexico. April 15, 1771. 8p. Copy.
Summary
A very general plan to develop mining and the pearl industry in Sonora and Sinaloa which are both in sad states. If the crown would allow a company to be formed the melancholy state of these industries would be vastly improved. (G. Miller) (1977)
Places
Sonora
Cinaloa
Golfo de California
Puerto de Guaymas
San Blas
Arancel
Ethnic Groups
Hiaquis
Mayos
First Location
Arch. Hist. Nac., Madrid. Diversos. Docts. de Indias no. 0463
Original Location
AHN, Madrid, Diversos, Doctos. de Indias no. 0463
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4732
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-15-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
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Padre Joseph de Utrera al padre provincial Ignacio Calderon. Letter concerning mission affairs in Sonora.

Serial Number
060-00455
Title
Padre Joseph de Utrera al padre provincial Ignacio Calderon. Letter concerning mission affairs in Sonora.
Author(s)
Utrera, Jospeh de (S.J.)
Date
12-29-1755
Documentation
Huirivis. December 29, 1755. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Concerns mission affairs, including- professiones de 4 votos of various missionaries; scandal involving a woman from Tubares seeking a divorce; drunken coyotas in Yaqui pueblos; sale of various mission goods for pearls; debts of Onavas mission totaling 7000-8000 pesos. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Arce, Pablo de (Gobernador de Cinaloa)
Loayza, Francisco
Pena, Salvador de la (S.J.)
Roxas, Carlos de (S.J.)
Perera, Nicolas (S.J.)
Toral, Joseph (S.J.)
Sola, Miguel de (S.J.)
Salgado, (Visitador, S.J.)
Alvarez, Lucas (S.J.)
Garcia, Lorenzo (S.J.)
Nunez, Joseph
Bentz, Antonio (S.J.)
Brabo, (S.J.)
Balthasar, (Rectory Procurador) (S.J.)
Calderon, Ignacio (S.J.) (Provincial)
Utrera, Joseph de (S.J.)
Places
Tubares (Mision)
Baca (Mision)
Belen (Pueblo)
Bahcom (Bacum) (Pueblo)
Hiaqui (Yaqui) (Rio)
Onabas (Mision)
Sonora (Misiones)
California (Provincia)
Torim (Pueblo)
Mayo (Rio)
Cinaloa (Sinaloa) (Provincia)
San Ildefonso (Colegio)
Hurivis (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Coyotes
Yaquis
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 028
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004722/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Arce
Loayza
Pena
Roxas
Perera
Toral
Sola
Salgado
Alvarez
Garcia
Nunez
Bentz
Brabo
Balthasar
Calderon
Utrera
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-29-1755
Type
Text
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Padre Nicolas de Perera al padre Marcos de Somoza. Letter concerning Seris on Tiburon island.

Serial Number
060-00273
Title
Padre Nicolas de Perera al padre Marcos de Somoza. Letter concerning Seris on Tiburon island.
Author(s)
Perera, Nicolas de (S.J.)
Date
09-11-1729
Documentation
Populo. September 11, 1729. 5p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Excellent description of Tiburon Island- its fauna, Flora, Seri use of eel grass, nearby pearl placers. Notes Spanish expedition to mainland coast opposite Tiburon and peaceful reduction of Tiburon Seris to San Miguel missions. Perera a champion of the Island Seri. Superb document. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Perera, Nicolas de (S.J.)
Somoza, Marcos de (S.J.)
Places
Nuestra Senora del Populo (Pueblo)
Carriza (Puesto)
Bacuachi
Tiburon (Isla)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Tiburones
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 045
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004752/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Perera
Somoza
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-11-1729
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13391
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Padre Joseph Agustin de Campos to padre provincial Andres Nieto. la Conquista de Tiburon.

Serial Number
060-00269
Title
Padre Joseph Agustin de Campos to padre provincial Andres Nieto. la Conquista de Tiburon.
Author(s)
Campos, Joseph Agustin de (Padre)
Date
08-01-1729
Documentation
San Ignacio (mision). August 1, 1729. 2 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Dietary information about the Seris of Tiburon. (R. Perez) (1976)
Persons
Campos, Joseph Agustin de (Padre)
Nieto, Andres (Padre Provincial)
Somoza, Marcos D. (S.J.)
Places
San Ignacio (Mision)
Tiburon (Ysla)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Seris (de Tiburon)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 045
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. no. 010464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2867
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Campos
Nieto
Somoza
Beginning Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-01-1729
Type
Text
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Por Ignacio Dias Felix al padre Andres Ignacio Gonzalez. Sobre una peticion tocante a una cuenta.

Serial Number
060-00232
Title
Por Ignacio Dias Felix al padre Andres Ignacio Gonzalez. Sobre una peticion tocante a una cuenta.
Author(s)
Dias Felix ?, Ignacio
Date
09-39-1723
Documentation
Rio chico. September ?, 1723. 1p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Concerns a scandalous charge made against their family. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Dias Felix?, Ignacio
Gonzalez, Andres Ignacio (S.J.)
Places
Rio Chico (Partido)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 021
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004643/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Dias Felix
Gonzalez
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-39-1723
Type
Text
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Index to 33 letters and expedientes spanning years 1743-1763.

Serial Number
041-05652
Title
Index to 33 letters and expedientes spanning years 1743-1763.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Date
01-20-1743
Date
10-05-1767
Documentation
Janos/Mexico. January 21, 1743 - December 23, 1765. 10p. Indice. Original
Summary
Index to administrative correspondence (1743-1767) treating matters which include discussion of campaign against Apaches; transferring presidio San Xavier to jurisdiction of San Saba; mission establishment in Reyno de Leon; pearl fishery on coasts of Californias; destruction of friendly Cumanche ranch; reduction of Jaquis to San Buenaventura; means to liberate Nueva Viscaya from enemy invasions (J. Hiller, July 1989).
Persons
Ortiz Parrilla, Diego
Mendoza, Juan de
Carta, Augustin (Padre)
Vildosola, Gabriel de
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de
Amarillas
Serratos, Antonio
Ravago, Pedro de
Cagigal de la Vega, Francisco
Pineda, Juan de (Gobernador)
Castillo (Marques)
Velez Cachupin, Tomas
Tierda de Cuervo, Joseph
Mendoza, Mateo Antonio de
Rodriguez Gallardo, Joseph (Licenciado)
Rivera, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Places
San Buenaventura (Valle)
San Angel
Texas
Coahuila
Horcasitas, San Miguel de
Loreto
Xanos (Presidio)
Baseraca, Santa Maria (Pueblo de Indios)
San Saba
San Xavier (Presidio)
Havana
Nuevo Orleans
Guadalaxara
Reyno de Leon
Taos, San Geronimo de
Seno Mexicano (Colonia)
Guemez (Villa)
Santander (Colonia)
Durango
San Felipe (Real)
Nueva Viscaya
San Antonio de Bexar
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cumanches
Jaquis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 254 ff. 185-189
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 254 ff. 185-189
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as part of expediente 11 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
25400013
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ortiz Parrilla
Mendoza
Carta
Vildosola
Rivera y Moncada
Amarillas
Serratos
Ravago
Cagigal de la Vega
Pineda
Castillo
Velez Cachupin
Tierda de Cuervo
Mendoza
Rodriguez Gallardo
Rivera
Beginning Date Month
January
End Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-20-1743
End Date (repacked)
10-05-1767
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
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Index and extractions from expedientes containing abundant administrative, military and religious information regarding the provinces Coahuila, Nuevo Leon y Nuevo Santander. (legajo 13, quaderno 10, 1766)

Serial Number
041-05650
Title
Index and extractions from expedientes containing abundant administrative, military and religious information regarding the provinces Coahuila, Nuevo Leon y Nuevo Santander. (legajo 13, quaderno 10, 1766)
Date
01-01-1766
Date
05-06-1788
Documentation
Janos, Mexico. March18, 1788 - May 6, 1788. 44p. Informes, indice. Originals, signed.
Summary
Index and extractions of expedientes, introduced by Ugarte y Loyola, containing abundant administrative, military and religious information about provinces Coahuila, Nuevo Leon y Nuevo Santander. This particular Series deals with legajo 13, quaderno 10, 1766. Upon orders of Galvez, Ugarte y Loyola submits index to Nava who remits them to Castro. Topical listings in indice include missions, new Orleans, presidios, prohibition of saltpetre and gunpowder, governor salaries, building materials, criminals, tobacco, desertion, Yslas Blancas, campaigns against Indians, house sales in Penzacola, virreys, Santander, pearls, and mines. (J. Hiller, June 1989)
Persons
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Castro, Ramon de (Comandante)
Galvez, Jose de (Virrey)
Nava, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Elordui, Manuel de
Escandon, Joseph de
Martes, Angel
Barrios, Jacinto
Aguero, Joseph Carlos
Pineda, Juan del Moncada, Francisco
Oca, Manuel de
Rubi (Marques)
Leyzaola, Francisco de
Aguero, Joseph Carlos de (Coronel)
Munoz, Manuel (Capitan)
Fuente, Pedro Joseph de la
Truxillo, Francisco
Velez Cachupin, Tomas
Naranjo, Joseph Antonio
Menchaca, Luis Antonio
Martos y Navarrete, Angel
Ortiz Parrilla, Diego (Coronel)
Gortari, Miguel
Carbaxal, Bernardino
Sedano, Francisco
Rivera, Pedro de
Posos, Joaquin de
Rabago, Phelipe de
Ysel y Lumbarda, Ygnacio
Croix (Marques)
Sierra, Pedro de
Cruillas (Marques)
Places
Texas
Chihuagua
Arispe
Janos
Yslas Blancas
Penzacola
Santander Sierra Gorda
Nayarit
Californias
Sonora
Sinaloa
Nueva Viscaya
Saracaches
Nuevo Mexico
Valera, San Antonio (Mision)
Queretaro
Ariquisu (Pueblo)
Bexar (Presidio)
Anelo (Rancho)
Coahuila
Saltillo (Villa)
Monclava
Amarillas, San Luis de las (Presidio)
Monterrey
Cadereyta, San Juan Bautista de
San Saba
San Cristoval
Monserrat, Nuestra Senora de
Tamaulipa, San Carlos de
Zacatecas (Colegio)
Tetrillas (Parage)
Acuna, Santa Maria
Nuevo Santander
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 254 ff. 145-166
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 254 ff. 145-166
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 11 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
25400011
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ugarte y Loyola
Castro
Galvez
Nava
Florez
Elordui
Escandon
Martes
Barrios
Aguero
Pineda
Oca
Rubi
Leyzaola
Aguero
Munoz
Fuente
Truxillo
Velez Cachupin
Naranjo
Menchaca
Martos y Navarrete
Ortiz Parrilla
Gortari
Carbaxal
Sedano
Rivera
Posos
Rabago
Ysel y Lumbarda
Croix
Sierra
Beginning Date Month
January
End Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-01-1766
End Date (repacked)
05-06-1788
Type
Text
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