Letter from Tienda to Cruillas concerning Sonora's mines.

Serial Number
041-02141
Title
Letter from Tienda to Cruillas concerning Sonora's mines.
Author(s)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Date
09-18-1762
Documentation
Horcasitas. September 18, 1762. 8p. Letters. Originals. Signed.
Summary
It is stated that Cananea is being abandoned for lack of minerals and not due to enemy Indians. People spread out through province searching for more mines, and it is impossible to protect all of them. People lack resources (money and tools) to adequately exploit mines. (J. Tapia, April, 1988)
Persons
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Gonzalez, Francisco Elias (Capitan)
Places
Horcasitas, San Miguel de
Cananea
Terrenate (Presidio)
San Antonio
Bacuachi
Saracachi
Nacameri
Sonora (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 086 ff. 147-151 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 086 ff. 147-151 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
8600013
Rights
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