Letters concerning prohibitions on the shipment of metals from the southern ports and other related matters.
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General) and others From the Real Tribunal de Mineria and Junta Superior de Real Hacienda.
Mexico/Monterrey. July 17, 1815 - October 21, 1815. 26p. Letters. Originals/copies.
Letter advising of decision by tribunal de mineria that bulk gold and silver shipments will not be permitted from the southern ports; index of letters in this sequence; letter partially explaining the decision as one motivated by the problems being encountered in ships reaching Spain; copy of testimony given to fiscal on this matter questioning the prudence of this prohibition, mentions effects on the royal fifth, understands the order to be directed at ports in Peru and Guatemala, in addition thinks that the prohibition is directed at shipments leaving said ports and headed not for Spain but for Veracruz; further reservations expressed concerning prohibition on matters such as; having miners barter a third of their holdings in metal for coin currency with the metals being given to the establishment of a provisional mint being established in Durango the shipping prohibition mentioned earlier, and an objection to royal fifth being Charged in places other than Mexico when the destination of metals in question is Mexico; letter describing instance where a shipment of metals from Peru to Mexico was turn back in accordance with new law; copies of permits related to above are requested, permission was given by presidente de Guadalaxara to Olasagarre, Parrani, and Boet. (O. Velez, September 1989)
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Perez Gallardo, Ricardo (Licenciado)
Calleja, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Beltran, Jose Maria (Contador)
Olasagarre, Pedro Juan de
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 227 ff. 147-159
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 227 ff. 147-159
This series is listed in indice del ramo de Provincias Internas as expediente number 8
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