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Inquiry from gobernador Arrillaga about problem of neutral ships landing at more than one Spanish port unnecessarily. Replies and answers based on treaties between Spain and other powers and royal decrees, orders, etc.

Serial Number: 
041-00324
Title: 
Inquiry from gobernador Arrillaga about problem of neutral ships landing at more than one Spanish port unnecessarily. Replies and answers based on treaties between Spain and other powers and royal decrees, orders, etc.
Author(s): 
Arrillaga, Jose Joaquin (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Galvez, Jose de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Velazquez de Leon, Manuel
Author(s): 
Iturrigaray, Jose de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Floridablanca, Conde de
Author(s): 
Soler
Author(s): 
Ximenez
Author(s): 
Lagarsurieta
Author(s): 
Borbon
Author(s): 
Lizana y Beaumont, Francisco Xavier de (Arzobispo)
Author(s): 
Alvarez
Author(s): 
Arnaiz
Author(s): 
Cumana
Author(s): 
Iturride
Author(s): 
And Others
Date: 
12-06-1800
Date: 
09-18-1810
Documentation: 
Loreto, Madrid, Mexico. December 6, 1800 - September 18, 1810. 206p. Informes, accords and treaties, royal decrees, letters. Originals. Signed. Copies. Translations. Typeset.
Summary: 
Interim gobernador of Californias, Arrillaga, requests a legal opinion (consulta) as to what should be done about neutral ship which put into a Spanish port asking for aid, but then after having received help continued to land at other ports. Final decision is based on treaties, signed in Madrid in 1795, between Spain and United States, and Spain and France. These treaties define territorial limits for navigation and commerce between signatory nations. Royal orders of May 3 and 31, 1792 gave detailed instructions for protection of heartland by coast guard. These contribute to a royal resolution proclaimed on July 15, 1805, which authorized legal seizure (comiso) of ships and cargo of ships of any nation whatsoever that breaks or exceeds boundaries agreed upon in earlier treaties. Most interesting aspect of these documents, including ones to-from virrey of Buenos Aires, is great preoccupation with Anglo-American and-or British incursions into waters of Spanish territories. Opinions are exchanged which fear that many of these ships under pretense of emergency aid are actually engaged in illegal activities such as contraband and-or whaling, fur, or leather trade. (J. M. Johnson, December 1986).
Persons: 
Arrillaga, Jose Joaquin (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Marquina, Felix Berenguer de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Saavedra, Francisco
Persons: 
Vasallos, Jesus
Persons: 
Galvez, Jose de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Menkris, Juan Jorge (Ingles)
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Barcanegui, Ventura (Comandante)
Persons: 
Hernandez, Lorenzo
Persons: 
Leon de Cevallos (Ministro de Estado)
Persons: 
Iturrigaray, Jose de Virrey
Persons: 
Levally, Pedro de (Secretario de Estado)
Persons: 
Godoy, Manuel de
Persons: 
Floridablanca, Conde de
Persons: 
Corral, Miguel de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Moreno Viuda de Sierra, Ja. Ana
Persons: 
Alcudia, Duque de la
Persons: 
Vancouver, Jorge (Comandante)(Ingles)
Persons: 
Cumana (?)
Persons: 
Campero, Benardo (Capitan)
Persons: 
Covally, Pedro
Persons: 
Sobremonte, Marquez de (Virrey de Buenos Ayres)
Persons: 
Hernandez Barruso, Julian
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Juan (Comandante)
Persons: 
Jayllenosnd (?)(Ministro Frances (?)
Persons: 
Arnaiz
Persons: 
Ximenez
Persons: 
Borbon
Persons: 
Soler
Persons: 
Lizana y Beaumont, Francisco Xavier de (Arzobispo)
Persons: 
Iturride
Persons: 
Cubas
Persons: 
Lagarsurieta
Places: 
Gran Bretania
Places: 
Todos Santos (Ensenada)
Places: 
San Diego (Presidio) Loreto (Presidio)
Places: 
Luisiana
Places: 
Florida
Places: 
La Havana
Places: 
Estados Unidos
Places: 
Pensacola
Places: 
Mexico (Golfo)
Places: 
San Blas (Apostadero)(Puerto) Quintin (Bahia)
Places: 
Santiago (Puerto)
Places: 
Philipinas (Islas)
Places: 
San Lorenzo del Real
Places: 
Basilea
Places: 
Amiens
Places: 
Las Indias
Places: 
Batava (Republica)
Places: 
Irlanda
Places: 
San Lorenzo
Places: 
Halifax
Places: 
Nueva Escocia
Places: 
Massachusetts
Places: 
Boston (Bgadstosn)
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
Paris
Places: 
Londres
Places: 
Lima
Places: 
Buenos Ayres
Places: 
Montevideo
Places: 
Filadelfia
Places: 
Hornos (Cabo)
Places: 
Francia
Places: 
Rey Unido
Ethnic Groups: 
Ingleses
Ethnic Groups: 
Franceses
Ethnic Groups: 
Anglo-Americanos
Ethnic Groups: 
Hecheros
Ethnic Groups: 
Rusos
Ethnic Groups: 
Irlandeses
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 019 ff. 195-297
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 019 ff. 195-297
Language: 
French
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Copies of 3 treaties are typeset: ff. 200-215 between Spain and U.S., ff. 234-250 between Spain and France (in Spanish and French), ff. 251-274 between Spain, France and Republica Batava on one side and United Kingdom on other. Ships mentioned in documents are fragatas: Albinotti, Walker (Valcher) de Boston, Flarquez or Warquez (?), Clothier Y Pegaso, Betsy (Betsi), and Massachusetts off South America. A few folios are out of order, blank or illegible.
Reference Number: 
1900008
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