Mines (Discovery)

Corbalan to Bucareli y Ursua letter describing recent Sonoran mining discoveries.

Serial Number
041-02360
Title
Corbalan to Bucareli y Ursua letter describing recent Sonoran mining discoveries.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Date
12-24-1771
Documentation
Alamos. December 24, 1771. 8p. Letter. Signed. Photostat.
Summary
Cieneguilla described as richest gold fields that have been seen in this country, or even in all of new Spain, but mines deteriorating due to drought, lack permanent water nearby. Describes crude nature of mining operations, presence many Indians, other castes. Notes additional discoveries north, northwest, southwest Cieneguilla. Doubts they'll be worked because Sonoran miners lack intelligence, abandon mines if they don't begin to pay off immediately. Notes similar problems, including lack water, gold mines Aigame, 8 leagues (T. Sheridan, 1976)
Persons
Corbalan, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Places
Sonora
Sinaloa
Viejo (Sierra)
Bisani
Cieneguilla
Picu, Carrizal de
San Jose de Pimas
Santa Rosalia
Pitic
Aigame (Aygame)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 334-337
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 334-337
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Corbalan
Bucareli y Ursua
Fueros
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-24-1771
Type
Text
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uadc://masterindex/6707
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Croix to Corbalan letter (incomplete) concerning attempts to regulate Cieneguilla mining discoveries.

Serial Number
041-02332
Title
Croix to Corbalan letter (incomplete) concerning attempts to regulate Cieneguilla mining discoveries.
Author(s)
Croix, Marques de
Date
06-22-1771
Documentation
June 22, 1771. 2p. Letter. Photostat.
Summary
Concerns attempts to regulate mining discoveries Cieneguilla; Alcalde de Sonora's sending lieutenant to mining area without notification Corbalan; Croix's directive Alcalde mayor act only under direct jurisdiction governor (Corbalan). (T. Sheridan, 1976)
Persons
Croix, Marques de
Corbalan, Pedro Cieneguilla
Sonora
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 162
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 162
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
9300037
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Croix
Corbalan
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-22-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
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Letter on discovery and exploitation of gold; relates to ff. 122-128.

Serial Number
041-02326
Title
Letter on discovery and exploitation of gold; relates to ff. 122-128.
Author(s)
N.A.
Date
00-00-0000
Documentation
N.p. n.d. 2p. Letters.
Summary
(L. L. Woodward, August 1988)
Places
Cornelio (Placer)
Cocospera (Placer)
Cienequilla
Bacuachi (Minas)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 152
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 152
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document incomplete
Reference Number
9300031
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6673
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Corbalan's correspondence re: gold discoveries; troop food supplies; Yaqui subsistance.

Serial Number
041-02322
Title
Corbalan's correspondence re: gold discoveries; troop food supplies; Yaqui subsistance.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Virrey (?)
Pol, Antonio de
and others
Date
04-29-1771
Date
06-12-1771
Documentation
Pitic. April 29 - June 12, 1771. 40p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Corbalan's letter to Croix describes silver mining areas and discoveries of gold and silver and control of gold. Cornelio depopulated because of lack of water though rich in gold. Soldiers of Altar find gold in Aguas Frias. Aid of rations to compania de fusileros, but need to avoid expenses; transport costs, baker must be paid by compania; lack of uniforms complained of. Transport of troops by ship and details on carrying water; describes poor maritime transport service on pacific coast. Letter confirms completion of expedition; discusses availability of rations on ship for infantry. Yaquis don't grow food and need rations. Concerns inspection and salary payment of dragones de Espana y Mexico and participation in expediton. (L. L. Woodward, August 1988)
Persons
Croix, Marques de
Corbalan, Pedro (Gobernador Interim)
Peiran, Diego (Capitan)
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Pol, Antonio de
Callis, Augustin (Capitan)
Places
Mazatlan (Puerto)
Alamos (Real)
Sivirijoa (Minas)
Zapote
Tenoriba
Nepomuceno, San Juan
Promontorio (Cerro)
Culiacan (Villa)
Sinaloa
San Antonio (Puerto)
Hiaqui (Rio)
Sirrutate (Real)
Palo Blanco (Real)
Bacuachi
Cieneguilla (Placeres)
Cornelio (Paraje)
Aguas Frias
Altar (Presidio)
Pitic
San Blas
San Carlos
Rosario
Pitiqui
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Yaquis
Military Groups
Compania de Fusileros de Montana
Espana y Mexico, Piquetes de Dragones de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 122-142
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 122-142
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
9300027
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Corbalan
Virrey
Pol
Pol
Pol
Person Last Name
Croix
Corbalan
Peiran
Elizondo
Fueros
Pol
Callis
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-29-1771
End Date (repacked)
06-12-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
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Correspondence between Tienda, Gonzales, and Cruillas concerning discovery of new mines.

Serial Number
041-02136
Title
Correspondence between Tienda, Gonzales, and Cruillas concerning discovery of new mines.
Author(s)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Gonzales, Francisco Elias (Capitan)
Date
02-15-1762
Date
08-31-1762
Documentation
San Miguel. February 15, 1762. 14p. Letters. Originals. Signed.
Summary
Documents mention that new silver and gold mines are of low worth. It is stated that people don't want to work in mines due to low return and of danger of enemy Indians. Also mention that Cananea has been depopulated for these two reasons. (J. Tapia, April, 1988).
Persons
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Gonzales, Francisco Elias (Capitan)
Places
San Miguel
Antunes (Paraje)
Huerta, San Antonio de la (Canada)
Saracache (Real)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Soanca, Santa Maria de
Cananea (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups
Sobaipuris
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 086 ff. 080-087 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 086 ff. 080-087 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Notes
Incomplete
Reference Number
8600008
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Tienda de Cuervo
Gonzales
Person Last Name
Tienda de Cuervo
Cruillas
Gonzales
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-15-1762
End Date (repacked)
08-31-1762
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6483
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Administrative correspondence from Azuela to the viceroy.

Serial Number
041-02014
Title
Administrative correspondence from Azuela to the viceroy.
Author(s)
Azuela, Manuel de la
Date
08-31-1772
Date
08-04-1773
Documentation
Horcasitas, Pitic. August 31, 1772-August 4, 1773. 46p. Letters, informes. Originals, signed.
Summary
Concerns letters about military campaign being organized to resist Indian's attack. Letters about captured Indians. Accounting and other businesses of deceased governor is revised. Gold mine discovery in cerro antunes. Report on damages that occurred during Indians attack. Salaries paid to soldiers.
Persons
Gil de Bernabe, Crisostomo (Fray)
Sartre, Mateo (Gobernador)
Esparza, Antonio Casimiro de
Urquidi, Joseph (Indio)
Crespo, Francisco (Teniente Coronel)
Urrea, Bernardo (Capitan)
Azuela, Manuel de la
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Oconor, Hugo
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Places
Horcasitas, San Miguel de (Presidio)
Pitic
Santa Gertrudis (Presidio)
Tiburon (Isla)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Alamos
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Tiburones
Apaches
Yaquis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 082 ff. 405-428 exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 082 ff. 405-428 exp. 5
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents bear little information.
Reference Number
8200019
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Azuela
Person Last Name
Gil de Bernabe
Sartre
Esparza
Urquidi
Crespo
Urrea
Azuela
Bucareli y Ursua
Oconor
Elizondo
Beginning Date Month
August
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-31-1772
End Date (repacked)
08-04-1773
Type
Text
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Discourse concerning reales de minas at la Cieneguilla, Sonora.

Serial Number
041-01971
Title
Discourse concerning reales de minas at la Cieneguilla, Sonora.
Author(s)
Fueros, Pedro
Bucareli, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date
01-20-1772
Date
11-20-1773
Documentation
La cieneguilla/Alamos/Mexico. January 20, 1772 to November 20, 1773. 250pp. Informes. Relaciones. Signed.
Summary
Correspondence between Pedro Fueros and virrey concerning mining operations at la Cieneguilla, Sonora. Includes routine documentation of quantities of gold produced and transported to Alamos, plus accounts of depredations suffered by Indians, settlers and miners at hands of Apache marauders. Also, account of discovery of silver deposits at San Marcial. (J. H. Ochs, August 1987)
Persons
Villalva, Juan de
Urrea, Ignacio Miguel de (Teniente)
Sastre, Matheo
Dorronsoro, Francisco
Zelayetta, Joseph Antonio de
Aguirre, Juan Antonio
Morales, Joseph (Conductor Arriero)
Sanchez, Parqual (Conductor Arriero)
Lopez, Nicolas (Conductor Arriero)
Perez de la Fuente, Pedro (Conductor Arriero)
Michilena, Pedro (Comerciante)
Gastelo, Joseph Manuel (Arriero)
Albarado, Juan de (Arriero)
Araiza, Juan Maria de (Arriero)
Roche, Joseph Vincente (Arriero)
Leiva, Juan Paublo (Arriero)
Lopez, Juan Manuel (Arriero)
Fueros, Pedro (Encargado de Minas)
Bucareli, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Croix (Marques)
Corbalan, Pedro (Gobernador)
Eliozondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Pineda, Juan de (Coronel)
Cornide y Saavedra, Josef
Heros, Josef de los
Yrribaren, Ramon de
Larralde, Manuel Martin de
Oconor, Hugo de
Azuela, Manuel de la
Ysquisis, Joseph (Indio)
Rivera, Juan Manuel de (Cura)
Hijosa, Francisco
Peramas, Melchor de
Gastelo, Santiago (Arriero)
Places
Cieneguilla, San Ildefonso de la (Reales de Minas)
Guaymas (Puerto)
Californias (Peninsula)
Alamos (Villa)
Pitic (Cuartel)
Alamos (Villa)
Pitic (Cuartel)
Hiaqui (Rio)
San Miguel (Camino)
San Juan Bauptista (Valle)
Culiacan (Villa)
Buenavista, San Carlos de (Presidio)
Altar, Santa Gertrudez del (Presidio)
Chiguagua (Villa)
Janos (Presidio)
Viscaia
Sinaloa (Villa)
Guadalajara (Ciudad)
Dolores (Pueblo)
Atil (Pueblo)
Horcasitas, San Miguel de (Pueblo)
San Marcial (Sierra)
Tubutama (Pueblo)
Banamichy (Mision)
Babinioca (Cajon)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Suaquis
Pimas Altos
Apaches
Negros
Military Groups
Reximiento Provincial de la Ciudad de Mexico
Voluntarios y Fusileros de Montana
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 081 ff. 183-308
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 081 ff. 183-308
Language
Spanish
Notes
Pages out of order in many informes.
Reference Number
8100038
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fueros
Bucareli
Person Last Name
Villalva
Urrea
Sastre
Dorronsoro
Zelayetta
Aguirre
Morales
Sanchez
Lopez
Perez de la Fuente
Michilena
Gastelo
Albarado
Araiza
Roche
Leiva
Lopez
Fueros
Bucareli
Croix
Corbalan
Eliozondo
Pineda
Cornide y Saavedra
Heros
Yrribaren
Larralde
Oconor
Azuela
Ysquisis
Rivera
Hijosa
Peramas
Gastelo
Beginning Date Month
January
End Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-20-1772
End Date (repacked)
11-20-1773
Type
Text
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Domingo Elizondo to Marques de Croix. Letter concerning Sieneguita gold deposits.

Serial Number
041-01945
Title
Domingo Elizondo to Marques de Croix. Letter concerning Sieneguita gold deposits.
Author(s)
Elizondo, Domingo
Date
03-27-1771
Documentation
Pitic. March 27, 1771. 1p. Letter. Original. Signed. Xerox.
Summary
Sieneguita gold places richer than Saracachi or Bacuachi. 1500 operavios there. (T. Sheridan, 1980)
Persons
Elizondo, Domingo
Croix, Marques de
Places
Sieneguita (Placer de Oro)
San Antonio de Zaracache (Saracachi)
Bacuach y (Bacuachi)
Pitic
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 081 ff. 023
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 081 ff. 023
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
8100011
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Elizondo
Croix
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-27-1771
Type
Text
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Domingo Elizondo to Marques de Croix. Letter concerning discovery of silver and gold near Sieneguita.

Serial Number
041-01942
Title
Domingo Elizondo to Marques de Croix. Letter concerning discovery of silver and gold near Sieneguita.
Author(s)
Elizondo, Domingo
Date
02-21-1771
Documentation
Pitic. February 21, 1771. 2p. Letter. Original. Signed. Xerox.
Summary
(T. Sheridan, 1980)
Persons
Elizondo, Domingo
Croix (Marques de)
Urrea, Bernardo de (Capitan)
Places
Viejo (Sierra)
Pitic
Sieneguita (Campo)
Ethnic Groups
Piatos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 081 ff. 016-017
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 081 ff. 016-017
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
8100007
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Elizondo
Croix
Urrea
Beginning Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-21-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6289
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Correspondence between Virrey(?) and Neve concerning finances and commerce.

Serial Number
041-01830
Title
Correspondence between Virrey(?) and Neve concerning finances and commerce.
Author(s)
N.A.
Date
08-10-1784
Date
09-16-1784
Documentation
Mexico. August 10-September 16, 1784. 16p. Letter. Original.
Summary
Correspondence between Neve and virrey(?) Discussing financing defense against Indian uprisings; discovery of gold mine; and director of Tobaco, Polvora y Naypes. (D. J. McClelland, October 1987)
Persons
Castro, Joseph de
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Places
Coahuila
Texas (Provincia)
Santander
Nuevo Leon
Arizpe
Chihuahua (Villa)
Guadalaxara
Guanaxoato
Durango
Rosario
Parral
Potosi
Saltillo
San Bruno (Placer de Oro)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Lipanes
Mescaleros
Comanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 078 ff. 041-049
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 078 ff. 041-049
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 45 interrupted by reel change, 1949.
Reference Number
7800009
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Castro
Neve
Beginning Date Month
August
End Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-10-1784
End Date (repacked)
09-16-1784
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
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