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Discourse concerning withholding of salary of captain Francisco Mesia and fiscal account of expedition of Sonora.

Serial Number
041-01968
Title
Discourse concerning withholding of salary of captain Francisco Mesia and fiscal account of expedition of Sonora.
Author(s)
Gallardo, Joseph (Oficial del Real Tribunal de Cuentas)
and others
Date
03-13-1780
Date
01-28-1778
Documentation
Alamos. March 13, 1780. 32pp. Autos. Signed.
Summary
Autos sent to Mayorga concerning payments withheld from captain Mesia due to question of accurateness of Mesia's fiscal account from expedition of Sonora. Included is fiscal account from expedition of Sonora compiled by officials of real Caja de Alamos which mentions funds obtained from confiscation of secular properties of Jesuits in northwestern New Spain, cost of maintaining newly-founded missions of San Diego and Monterrey, and state of affairs of tobacco production and sales in viceroyalty. (J. H. Ochs, June 1987)
Persons
Mesia, Francisco (Capitan)
Abad, Santiago (Oficial del Real Tribunal de Cuentas)
Gallardo, Joseph (Oficial del Real Tribunal de Cuentas)
Mayorga, Martin de (Virrey)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente de Sonora)
Guerrero y Tagle, Agustin Francisco
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Hijosa, Francisco de (Tesorero de la Campana)
Esttorgo, Francisco Xavier
Bentura Belena, Eusebio
Bringas Manzaneda, Pedro (Comerciante)
Pineda, Juan de (Gobernador)
Trillo, Francisco (Comisario de San Blas)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Marques, Mariscal
Barroeta
Ortiz, Juan
Armona, Mattias de
Echeveste, Juan Joseph de
Places
Sonora
Alamos (Ciudad)
Cinaloa (Provincia)
Nayarit (Provincia)
California (Provincia)
Manila (Ciudad)
San Blas (Puerto)
Guaymas (Puerto)
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (Colegio)
Filipinas (Provincia)
San Diego (Puerto)
Monterrey (Puerto)
Nueva Vizcaya (Provincia)
Huerta, San Antonio de la
Tepic (Ciudad)
Orizaba (Villas)
Cordova (Villa)
Guadalaxara (Ciudad)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 081 ff. 113-129
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 081 ff. 113-129
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
8100034
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Gallardo
Person Last Name
Mesia
Abad
Gallardo
Mayorga
Corbalan
Guerrero y Tagle
Elizondo
Croix
Hijosa
Esttorgo
Bentura Belena
Bringas Manzaneda
Pineda
Trillo
Bucareli y Ursua
Marques
Barroeta
Ortiz
Armona
Echeveste
Beginning Date Month
March
End Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-13-1780
End Date (repacked)
01-28-1778
Type
Text
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Rengel is advised on handling of tobacco crop. notified of loss of nine hundred cargos of salt; therefore advised not to expect any salt.

Serial Number
041-01849
Title
Rengel is advised on handling of tobacco crop. notified of loss of nine hundred cargos of salt; therefore advised not to expect any salt.
Author(s)
N.A.
Date
01-19-1785
Date
02-10-1785
Documentation
Mexico. January 19-February 10, 1785. 4p. Letter. Original.
Summary
(D. J. McClelland, October 1987)
Persons
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante General Interino)
Ruiz, Jose Faustin
Mezod, Jose Antonio (Alcalde Mayor)
Beltran del Rio, Juan Esteban
Places
Salinas
Zapotillo
Chametla
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 078 ff. 099-100
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 078 ff. 099-100
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
7800028
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Rengel
Ruiz
Mezod
Beltran del Rio
Beginning Date Month
January
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-19-1785
End Date (repacked)
02-10-1785
Type
Text
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Various documents relating to issues within Provincias Internas

Serial Number
041-01792
Title
Various documents relating to issues within Provincias Internas
Author(s)
Croix, Teodoro Francisco (Comandante)
Date
07-17-1778
Date
12-09-1778
Documentation
Chihuahua. July 17, 1778. 226p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Documents referring to contraband, murder, sexual crimes, desertions of military personnel, illicit drinks, civil and military appointments within Provincias Internas. By order of king a judge named to deal with illicit drinks. List of Seri families requesting peace. Unification of Seri rebel capitan with Apaches to wage war against Seris who surrendered and thru conquest of other smaller Indian groups to attack Spaniards. Invention of armor by teniente Bertucat and request to king to have licence to construct such armor. Autos against Capitancillo norteno Ramirez. Rebel Taraname Jose Luis sent to Havana's prison to avoid more rebellions in Texas. Civil suit by inhabitants of Villa Nombre de Dios to keep such village under jurisdiction of viceroy instead of Provincias Internas. Inspection and advise on compania de Milicianos from Texas by Anza. Wedding of capitan Fages. (A. Dell'acqua, April 1988)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro Francisco (Comandante)
Vidal, Marcos
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Riperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Neve, Phelipe (Gobernador)
Diaz, Juan Antonio
Diaz, Joseph Manuel
Mendinueta, Pedro Fermin de (Brigadier)
Francisca, Maria
Josefa, Maria
Cisneros, Pasqual de (Inspector)
Fages, Pedro (Capitan)
Valiente, Pedro (Juez de Bebidas Prohibitivas)
Tueros, Pedro (Capitan)
Ruiz, Pedro Faustino (Comisario)
Pantoja, Juan (Pilotin)
Albarez Osorio, Francisco (Comisario)
Castro, Santiago de (Contramaestre)
Escorza, Manuel Antonio (Comandante de Expedicion de Sonora)
Duparquet, Carlos (Ingeniero)
Mascaro, Manuel (Ingeniero)
Rocha, Geronimo de la (Ingeniero)
Lumbreras, Juan Joseph
Moreno, Joseph Ventura (Teniente)
Tueros, Pedro de (Capitan)
Boquinete (Capitan Seri)
Bonilla, Antonio (Escribano)
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Teniente Coronel)
Rubio, Jose (Comandante Inspector)
Galvez, Jose (Inspector General)
Bertucat, Luis (Teniente)
Estrada, Joseph Maria (Comisario)
Fayni, Joseph (Gobernador)
Castro Montenegro, Juan de
Dominguez, Pedro
Munoz, Manuel (Capitan)
Ramirez, Francisco (Capitancillo)
Soler, Juan (Guarda Almacen)
Estrada, Julian de
Lumbreras, Juan Joseph (Capitan)
Galindo, Pedro (Asesor)
Suchil, Conde del Valle del
Latora, Nicolas (Ingeniero)
Avespacochaga, Juan Jose
Ivarra, Francisco (Gobernador)
Henriquez de Almanza, Martin (Virrey)
Belasco, Luis de (Virrey)
Mendoza y Luna, Juan de (Marquez de Montesclaros) (Virrey)
Velasco, Luis de (Virrey)
Acuna, Juan de (Marquez de Casa Fuerte)(Virrey)
Sain, Francisco de
Simental, Esteban de
Ibarra, Francisco (Gobernador)
Galindo Navarro, Pedro
Gutierrez, Juan (Ayudante Mayor)
Castro Montenegro, Juan de
San Vicente
Bergosa, Juan Joseph de
Bonilla, Juan Manuel de (Capitan)
Cazorla, Luis (Capitan)
Joseph Luis (Jefe Taraname)
Callis, Eulalia
Cordero, Juan
Carrera, Joachin
Moraga, Joseph Joaquin (Teniente)
Rusi, Pedro (Administrador)
Oconor, Hugo (Brigadier)
Gonzales, Diego (Alferez)
Diaz de Rosas, Juan (Oficial de Caxas de Alamos)
Torres, Norberto de
Dios Fernandez de la Cueba, Juan (Fray)
Fagoaga, Francisco (Marquez del Apartado)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Coronel)
Corvalan, Pedro (Intendente Gobernador)
Rubio Verriz, Francisco (Oficial Mayor)
Pineda, Juan de (Gobernador)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
Nachitoches (Puesto)
Chihuahua (Villa)
California
Cochiti (Pueblo)
Nuevo Mexico
San Joseph (Mision)
Guadalupe, San Joseph de (Pueblo)
Altar (Presidio)
San Blas (Puerto)
San Diego (Puerto)
Goleta (Puerto)
Sonora (Provincia)
Loreto (Presidio)
Cadiz
Alamos
San Luis Potosi
Veracruz
Guadalaxara (Ciudad)
Pitic
Queretaro
Durango
Tepoca (Isla)
Cieneguilla
Orcasitas, San Miguel de (Presidio)
Vizcaya
Habana (Puerto)
Monterrey (Presidio)
Buenavista, San Carlos de (Presidio)
Nombre de Dios (Villa)
Guaimas (Puerto)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Rosario (Real)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
Rosario (Mision)
Espiritu Santo (Mision)
Saltillo (Villa)
Puebla (Ciudad)
Valladolid (Ciudad)
Oaxaca
Paso del Norte (Pueblo)
Janos (Presidio)
Orcoquisac (Presidio)
Adaes (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Tiburones
Apaches
Seris
Pimas
Opatas
Taranames
Military Groups
Cataluna, Compania Franca de Voluntarios de
Granada, Regimiento de Infanteria de
Espana, Regimiento de Dragones de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 075 ff. 223-335
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 075 ff. 223-335
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 0270-0273 dates are erroneous by a century. Ff. 0323=0324 are illegible. Some documents are continuation of ff. Within same Volume in different entries.
Reference Number
7500007
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Croix
Vidal
Bucareli y Ursua
Riperda
Neve
Diaz
Diaz
Mendinueta
Francisca
Josefa
Cisneros
Fages
Valiente
Tueros
Ruiz
Pantoja
Albarez Osorio
Castro
Escorza
Duparquet
Mascaro
Rocha
Lumbreras
Moreno
Tueros
Boquinete
Bonilla
Anza
Rubio
Galvez
Bertucat
Estrada
Fayni
Castro Montenegro
Dominguez
Munoz
Ramirez
Soler
Estrada
Lumbreras
Galindo
Suchil
Latora
Avespacochaga
Ivarra
Henriquez de Almanza
Belasco
Mendoza y Luna
Velasco
Acuna
Sain
Simental
Ibarra
Galindo Navarro
Gutierrez
Castro Montenegro
San Vicente
Bergosa
Bonilla
Cazorla
Joseph Luis
Callis
Cordero
Carrera
Moraga
Rusi
Oconor
Gonzales
Diaz de Rosas
Torres
Dios Fernandez de la Cueba
Fagoaga
Ugarte y Loyola
Corvalan
Rubio Verriz
Pineda
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-17-1778
End Date (repacked)
12-09-1778
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Oficios del comandante general de Provincias Internas y respuestas del virrey

Serial Number
041-01773
Title
Oficios del comandante general de Provincias Internas y respuestas del virrey
Author(s)
Croix, Teodoro Francisco de (Comandante General de Provincias Internas)
Date
04-08-1777
Date
08-11-1777
Documentation
Mexico, April 8, 1777. 64p. Letters. Oficios. Signed.
Summary
Documents relating to archives of area of Provincias Internas requested by Caballero de Croix new appointee of king to be comandante general. These documents include every aspect of life in such provinces going back many years. (A. Dell'acqua, March 1988)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro Francisco (Comandante General)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Bonilla, Antonio (Secretario)
Oconor, Hugo (Visitador Militar)
Bonilla, Antonio (Ayudante Inspector)
Medina, Enrique (Ayudante Inspector)
Ruby, Marquez de
Berroteran, Joseph de (Capitan)
Rabago, Pedro de (Gobernador)
Rivera, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Rodriguez Gallardo, Rafael (Licenciado)
Cruillas, Marquez de (Virrey)
Revillagigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Velez Cachupin, Thomas (Gobernador)
Ortiz Parrilla, Diego (Brigadier)
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Cuellar, Lope de (Coronel)
Galvez, Bernardo de (Coronel)
Lajona, Nicolas (Ingeniero)
Rabago, Pedro de (Gobernador)
Cancio, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Pinedan, Juan Claudio de (Gobernador)
Crespo, Francisco (Coronel)
Galvez, Joseph de (Visitador General)
Munoz, Manuel (Teniente Coronel)
Martinez de Soria, Juan
Gamboa, Francisco Xavier
Hijosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Neve, Phelipe (Gobernador)
Serra, Junipero (Fray)
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando (Capitan)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Gorraez, Joseph
Places
Sonora (Provincia)
Texas (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Coaguila (Provincia)
Carrizo (Mision)
Nueva Vizcaya)
Bahia (Presidio)
Principe (Presidio)
Colorado (Rio)
Mapimi (Bolson)
Bano (Sierra)
Janos (Presidio)
Conchos (Rio)
Buenaventura (Presidio)
Moqui (Provincia)
Gila (Rio)
Saltillo
Parras
Alamos
Monclova, Santiago de la
Orcoquisac (Presidio)
Topia (Mision)
Tepehuan (Mision)
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Malaquitas (Islas)
San Sabas (Provincia)
Nombre de Dios (Villa)
San Blas (Puerto)
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Tulimenos
Pimas
Apaches
Moquis
Pames
Military Groups
Paso del norte, Milicias del Pueblo del
Chiguagua, Companias Volantes de
Sonora, Companias Volantes de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 074 ff. 026-057
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 074 ff. 026-057
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 0052-0056 are illegible.
Reference Number
7400002
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Croix
Bucareli y Ursua
Bonilla
Oconor
Bonilla
Medina
Ruby
Berroteran
Rabago
Rivera
Rodriguez Gallardo
Cruillas
Revillagigedo
Velez Cachupin
Ortiz Parrilla
Croix
Cuellar
Galvez
Lajona
Rabago
Cancio
Pinedan
Crespo
Galvez
Munoz
Martinez de Soria
Gamboa
Hijosa
Neve
Serra
Rivera y Moncada
Tienda de Cuervo
Gorraez
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-08-1777
End Date (repacked)
08-11-1777
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Correspondence re: establishment of Ramo de Salinas; need for and shipment of supplies including tabacco, naipes, azogue and paper to Pitic and Guaymas.

Serial Number
041-01646
Title
Correspondence re: establishment of Ramo de Salinas; need for and shipment of supplies including tabacco, naipes, azogue and paper to Pitic and Guaymas.
Author(s)
Bentura Belena, Eusebio (Subdelegado)
Corbalan, Pedro (Subintendente)
Virrey(?)
Date
05-21-1770
Date
06-01-1770
Documentation
Alamos. May 21 - June 1, 1770. 12p. Letter. Original, copy, signed, unsigned.
Summary
(D. Uhlman, July 1988)
Persons
Bentura Belena, Eusebio (Subdelegado)
Corbalan, Pedro (Subintendente)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Bringas, Pedro
Places
Pitic (Cuartel)
Guaymas (Cuartel)
Alamos
Tamazula
San Blas
Huertas, San Antonio de las (Real)
Culiacan
Sonora
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 068 ff. 328-334 exp. 7
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 068 ff. 328-334 exp. 7
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears in indice del ramo as exp. 2
Reference Number
6800012
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Bentura Belena
Corbalan
Person Last Name
Bentura Belena
Corbalan
Croix
Fueros
Bringas
Beginning Date Month
May
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-21-1770
End Date (repacked)
06-01-1770
Type
Text
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Letters from Fermin de Mendinueta to viceroy concerning Indian depredations

Serial Number
041-01582
Title
Letters from Fermin de Mendinueta to viceroy concerning Indian depredations
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Date
06-20-1773
Date
08-19-1775
Documentation
Santa Fe. September 30, 1774-August 19, 1775. 43p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Series of letters from Fermin de Mendinueta to the viceroy. Concerns Indian depredations from June 1773-August 1775. Picuris, Nambe, Santa Clara, San Juan, Pecos, Alburquerque, Bernalillo, Jemez, Cochiti, Zuni, Laguna, Taos, pojaque, San Yldefonso, Sandia, la Alameda, Galisteo, and Zia. Apache raids occurred at Alburquerque, Laguna, Betlem, and Tome. Discussion o casualties on both sides, killed and wounded. Other topics Alburquerque against Navajos, sales of arms to friendly Indians, campaign against Comanches by presidial troops and Indian auxiliaries, discussion of animals taken during raids, and attempts to establish peace with Apaches. (W. Copas, April 1988)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Fernandez, Carlos (Comandante)
Galisteo (Teniente)
Esquivel, Francisco (Alferez)
Places
Santa Fe (Ciudad)
Pecuries (Pueblo)
Nambe (Pueblo)
Canada, la (Villa)
Chama
Santa Clara (Pueblo)
San Juan (Pueblo)
Pecos (Pueblo)
Taos (Pueblo)
Alburquerque (Villa)
Laguna (Pueblo)
Queres
Xemez (Pueblo)
Cochiti
Bernalillo (Poblacion)
Zuni (Pueblo)(Mision)
Pujuaque (Pueblo)
San Yldefonso (Pueblo)
Sandia (Pueblo)
La Alameda
Galisteo (Pueblo)
Betlen
Tome
Sia (Pueblo)
Abequiu (Partido)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Apaches Gilenos
Navajos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 391-412 exp. 10
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 391-412 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Expediente 10 (ff. 391-498) has been added to the beginning of the reel (not in accordance with agn guide); foliation follows sequence on reel. Marginal notes summarizing contents present at beginning of documents.
Reference Number
6500001
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Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Bucareli y Ursua
Fernandez
Galisteo
Esquivel
Beginning Date Month
June
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-20-1773
End Date (repacked)
08-19-1775
Type
Text
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Letters to and from viceroy and various officials concerning status of royal treasuries

Serial Number
041-01168
Title
Letters to and from viceroy and various officials concerning status of royal treasuries
Author(s)
Campo Marin, Manuel
Fernandez de Cordova, Antonio
Diaz de Hortega, Phelipe
and others
Date
02-28-1789
Date
12-24-1789
Documentation
Mexico, Durango, San Luis Potosi, and others. February 28, 1789-December 24, 1789. 44p. Letters, table, drafts. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Ff. b160-b164 are letters to Florez dated 9 and 10 March 1789 regarding transactions of officials in contaduria mayor, and formation of plan general for use of royal funds throughout entire Provincias Internas. Mention of use of royal funds to pacify Apaches. F. B165 is draft of letter from Florez(?) To tribunal de Cuentas regarding plan general dated 28 February 1789. F. b167 is draft of letter from viceroy to intendente regarding transfer of funds dated 8 December 1789. Unfoliated, unsigned draft inserted between ff. b177 and b178. F. B178 is table of accounts from royal treasury at Arispe for November 1789. (W. Copas, February 1988)
Persons
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Campo Marin, Manuel
Fernandez de Cordova, Antonio
Diaz de Hortega, Phelipe
Gilavert, Visente (Contador)
Herrera, Fernando de (Contador)
Grimarest, Henrique
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno
Zamora Figueroa, Joaquin
Amat de Tortosa, Andres (Intendente)
Fernandez, Eugenio
Valenciana, Conde de
Martinez de Soria, Juan
Banfi, Juan
Corbalan, Christoval
Garrido y Duran, Pedro
Garcia, Pedro
Places
Nuebo Mexico
Chihuagua
Durango
San Luis Potosi
Mexico (Ciudad)
Valles (Villa)
Rioverde
Pinos (Sierra)
Charcas
Zelaya
Guanajuato, Santa Fe de
Nuevo Leon
Nuevo Santander
Arispe
Rosario
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Opatas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 046 ff. B160-B182
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 046 ff. B160-B182
Language
Spanish
Notes
Continued from preceding folios. Folios have been renumbered; new folio numbers are denoted by b before number (E.g., f. B123). Marginal notes used on some documents. F. B161 is difficult to read because of bleed-through. Ff. B172, b175, and b177 are water-stained and partially illegible. Unfoliated insert present between ff. B177-b178.
Reference Number
4600007
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Campo Marin
Fernandez de Cordova
Diaz de Hortega
Diaz de Hortega
Person Last Name
Florez
Revilla Gigedo
Campo Marin
Fernandez de Cordova
Diaz de Hortega
Gilavert
Herrera
Grimarest
Diaz de Salcedo
Zamora Figueroa
Amat de Tortosa
Fernandez
Valenciana
Martinez de Soria
Banfi
Corbalan
Garrido y Duran
Garcia
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-28-1789
End Date (repacked)
12-24-1789
Type
Text
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Padre Francisco Antonio Barbastro to virrey Conde de Revilla Gigedo, informe concerning missions of Pimeria Alta.

Serial Number
041-00865
Title
Padre Francisco Antonio Barbastro to virrey Conde de Revilla Gigedo, informe concerning missions of Pimeria Alta.
Author(s)
Barbastro, Francisco Antonio (Fray)
Date
12-01-1793
Documentation
Aconchi. December 1, 1793. Auto. Copy (dated January 21, 1794).
Summary
Describes geographical range Pimeria Alta missions. Speaks of continuing Apache menace. Notes depopulation of area due to diseases, Apache attacks. Discusses temporal affairs of missions, including livestock raising, planting communal fields maize, wheat, and vegetables, which feeds widows, sick, military escorts, mission Indians during lean months of April, May, and June, thereby inducing Indians to remain in pueblos instead of wild-food gathering. Notes sale of surplus to mines/presidios to purchase church supplies, barter goods. Notes decline of mission agriculture last 8 years due to lack of seeds, decline of Cieneguilla mines, and increased number of farmers. States mission business is conducted by Indian governors under missionaries' guidance. Describes architecture of Indian houses; agriculture, including cultivation of pomegranates, quinces, cotton, and sugar cane as well as shrubs of gomilla, jojoba, both of which used medicinally. Describes herbs used, including indigo (anil), gediondilla, zimarron, contra yerba. Claims 2 harvests pithaya per year in west. Notes presence gypsum, lime, piedra bezal found in deer, especially those killed near coast. Says province is covered with grama grass, thereby providing forage for much livestock. Describes climate, mineral wealth, including real of Cieneguilla, only settlement of Spaniards in Pimeria Alta. Describes settlements. Tiburones described as Seri groups. Describes excellent salt fields along coast. Describes port of Tepoca/pearl beds nearby. Notes presence of subterranean water. Says Papagos come to missions to sell young boys captured in slave raids carried out by interior nations; these slaves called Vijoras (Nixoras). No active commerce carried on by Indians. Describes uses of cotton. Says Pimas are good farmers, growing wheat, maize, squash, cotton. During harvests, many traders arrive to barter cloth, etc. for produce. Says Pimas stay in pueblos, not like Yaquis and many Opatas who wander (probably to work in mines). Discusses reasons why missions should not be secularized. Estimates Gila Pima population at 2,000. Compares Pimas favorably to Opatas, who no longer respect missionaries. Describes temporary nature of Spanish settlement of Sonora, Pimeria Alta. Says 8 leagues from Aconchi, the San Juan mine, full of water, is abandoned now. Discusses precautions necessary for populating Sonora. Encourages development of Tepoca, Guaymas to give Sonora easy access to sea, Tiburon Island as way station for transportation of livestock. Discusses need to develop educational facilities, including primary schools at Indian settlements. Notes belief among Opatas at Aconchi in Montezuma, who they claimed was their king and had risen and appeared in mountains. Describes his school, which taught girls as well as boys to read, write. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Font, Pedro (Padre)
Crespo, Benito
Garces, Francisco (Padre)
Moyano (Padre)
Neve, Felipe de
Guillen, Felipe (Padre)
Guemes y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco de (Conde de Revilla Gigedo)
Barbastro, Francisco Antonio (Padre)
Revillagigedo
Rivera Guadian, Juan Francisco (Fray)
Places
Colorado (Rio)
San Francisco Moqui
Nochi
Pimeria Alta
Gila (Rio)
Saric
Tubutama
Ati
Caborca
Ures
Tecoripa
Tucson (Tueson)
Arispe
Cieneguilla
Tumacacori
San Xavier
Santa Maria Suanca
Terrenate
San Luis (Valle)
Guevavi
Calabasas
Cocospera
Imuris
Magdalena
San Ignacio
Altar
Santa Teresa
Oquitoa
Pitiqui
Bisaniq
Tepoca
Isla Tiburon
Yaqui (Rio)
California
San Antonio de la Huerta (Real)
Aigame (Aygame)
Bacanuchi
Chinapa
Banamichi
Ures
San Carlos de Sonora (Real)
Taraychi
Nuri
Onavas
Tecoripa
Suaqui
Buenavista
Cumuripa
Belen
San Jose
Santa Rosalia
Nacameri
Santa Barbara (Canal)
Guachinera
Opatu (Opulo)
Guasavas
Bavispe
San Gabriel
Monterrey (Monte Rey)
New Mexico
Guaymas
Alamos
Oposura
Queretaro, Colegio de Propaganda Fide de la Santa Cruz de
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Tiburones
Seris
Papagos
Tipocas
Vijoras (Nixoras)
Pimas
Yaquis
Opatas
Pimas Gilenos
Yumas
nochis
Jamajovas
Moquis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 033 ff. 529-544 exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 033 ff. 529-544 exp. 5
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
3300017
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Font
Crespo
Garces
Moyano
Neve
Guillen
Guemes y Horcasitas
Barbastro
Revillagigedo
Rivera Guadian
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-01-1793
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/5212
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter to virrey from governor regarding salt mining.

Serial Number
041-00819
Title
Letter to virrey from governor regarding salt mining.
Author(s)
Gonzalez de Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Date
01-08-1771
Documentation
Santander. January 8, 1771. 2p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Concerns extraction and selling of salt from mines in Nuevo Santander. (L. Deatherage, July 1987)
Persons
Noriega, Melchor de
Gonzalez de Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Places
Santander
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 031 ff. 319
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 031 ff. 319
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
3100030
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Noriega
Gonzalez de Santianes
Croix
Beginning Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-08-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/5166
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
Keywords
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Letter from viceroy (?) to governor concerning legalities of various trade items.

Serial Number
041-00815
Title
Letter from viceroy (?) to governor concerning legalities of various trade items.
Date
12-15-1770
Documentation
Mexico. December 15, 1770. 1p. Letter. not signed.
Summary
Concerns trade regulations and expenditures for tobacco, salt, gunpowder, and playing cards. (L. Deatherage, July 1987)
Persons
Gonzalez de Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Noriega, Melchor de (Administrador de Tobaco)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 031 ff. 307
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 031 ff. 307
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
3100026
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Gonzalez de Santianes
Noriega
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-15-1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/5162
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
Collections
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