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Informe by Soto on the population, agriculture, defense and necessities for development of lands and towns in Nueva California.

Serial Number
041-04666
Title
Informe by Soto on the population, agriculture, defense and necessities for development of lands and towns in Nueva California.
Author(s)
Soto, Manuel Antonio de (Contador de Armada)
Date
00-00-1768
Date
07-12-1774
Documentation
Mexico. June 22, 1774 to July 12, 1774. 50p. Informe. Original. Signed.
Summary
Very useful analysis of conditions of Nueva California with details as to funds and costs to be incurred by military and include - economic benefits and improvements in cattle raising, improvements in agriculture techniques and crops grown. Role of missionaries and changes due to and since Jesuit expulsion. Provisions to be supplied to Indians, settlers, military and missionaries; militia formation; housing and choosing community leaders; required annual inspection of establishments; work habits, recreation and rewards to combat idleness. Salt supply and transportation. Appeal to be made to viceroy to enforce law should clergy refuse to oppose regulations. Relocation of include - establishment of towns, workshops, mills with suggestions on where to locate, what to produce, what to teach Indians. Military service for residents of Nueva California. Use of whale sperm and fat. Shipbuilding. Development and taxes. Investments and profits. Accounting procedures for agriculturalists and religious. Military, religious, Naval salaries. Better communication needed for cooperative trade between two Californias. Importance of further exploration of coast. (J. M. Johnson, may 1989)
Persons
Soto, Manuel Antonio de (Contador de Armada)
Galvez, Josef de (Visitador General)
Barri, Phelipe (Gobernador)
Moreno y Castro, Bernardo (Capitan) (Comisario)
Echeveste, Juan Josef (Tesorero)
Places
Monterrey (Puerto)
Antigua California
Nueva California
Santa Ana (Real)
Loreto
San Blas (Salinas) (Departamento)
San Diego (Puerto)
Californias (Peninsula)
San Lucas (Cabo)
Velicata, San Fernando de
Carmen (Isla)
Sonora
Peru
Santa Maria
San Luis Gonzaga (Puerto)
San Josef del Cabo
San Fernando (Cabo)
La Paz (Puerto)
Cerralvo (Puerto)
Santa Fe
Nuevo Mexico
Aguilar (Rio)
Santa Barbara
San Andres (Procuraduria)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 211 ff. 025-049
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 211 ff. 025-049
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some folios poorly Filmed. Some documents repeated or interrupted.
Reference Number
21100003
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Soto
Galvez
Barri
Moreno y Castro
Echeveste
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
1768
End Date (repacked)
07-12-1774
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/11900
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Nava's correspondence concerning search for ships sighted off Tiburon coast.

Serial Number
041-01513
Title
Nava's correspondence concerning search for ships sighted off Tiburon coast.
Author(s)
Nava, Pedro de
Arbiso (?), Manuel Antonio
Date
05-02-1791
Date
05-18-1791
Documentation
Durango. May 2 - May 18, 1791. 8p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Reports on reconnaissance trip by Seris, Pimas and 8 others on Tiburon coast to discover information on ship sighting. Tiburon Indian reports seeing large animals in sea making noise like Canon fire (relates to ff 123-133); further search along coast for signs of embarkation. (L. L. Woodward, July 1988)
Persons
Fernandez Prieto, Jose (Alferez)
Villaescusa, Pedro de (Capitan)
Grimarest, Henrique (Brigadier) (Comandante)
Nava, Pedro de
Revilla Gigedo
Jose Maria (Indio)
Arbiso (?)
Manuel Antonio
Places
Guaimas (Puerto)
Tiburon (Isla)
Durango
San Nicolas
Flanios (?) (Laguna)
Pitic (Presidio)
Sonora
Californias
Santa Gertrudis (Mision)
San Juan Baptista
Tetas de Cabra
Ethnic Groups
Series
Pimas
Tiburones
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 061 ff. 145-148 exp. 6
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 061 ff. 145-148 exp. 6
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
6100009
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Nava
Arbiso
Person Last Name
Fernandez Prieto
Villaescusa
Grimarest
Nava
Beginning Date Month
May
End Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-02-1791
End Date (repacked)
05-18-1791
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/5860
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
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