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Quaderno primero, 1777-1779. Documents and regulations concerning institutions of alta California settlements.

Serial Number: 
041-03128
Title: 
Quaderno primero, 1777-1779. Documents and regulations concerning institutions of alta California settlements.
Author(s): 
Neve, Phelipe de (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Corres, Horberto de
Author(s): 
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Teniente Coronel)
Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro Intendente Gobernador)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1773
Date: 
02-00-1780
Documentation: 
Monterrey, Mexico, Chihuahua, Arispe, Alamos, aranjuez, Madrid, Horcasitas, avinito, Queretaro. July 31, 1777-April 19, 1779. 94p. Providencias. Informes. Letters. Originals. Signed, unsigned.
Summary: 
Documents consist of providencias for government and new institutions in California, correspondence between viceroy and of San Diego mission; improved communication system between Mexico and frontier regions; deployment of troops from Sonora for maximum defense of Californias and eastern provinces; purposes for pacification of Indians. Ff. 419-432 detail recruitment, transportation, settlement and protection of 70 families of colonists from Sonora for Alta California, of alleviating poverty and idleness by recruitment in Mexico; safety and choices of routes in combination of maritime and land means for transportation of settlers; desirable areas for colonization in new territories regarding protection, agricultural production, provisioning, recreation, water supply yet to extend Spanish occupation, defense and pacification plans; formation of companias volantes and militia to combat Indian hostilities and need for new regulations to do so; improvement of agricultural techniques and manufacture of domestic industries; long sections on required rations of food and other necessities, allotments of cash, markets for purchasing, selling regional commerce, supply and production of cattle, horses and mules. Other folios refer to maritime transportation of mission and presidio supplies and schedules of Goleta la Sonora (Senora de Guadalupe) and Paquebot el Principe between Guaymas or San Blas. Acknowledgements of arrivals of vessels along Sonoran and California coasts. (j.m.johnson, February 1989)
Persons: 
Serra, Junipero (Fray)
Persons: 
Neve, Phelipe de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de (Teniente de Gobernador)
Persons: 
Croix, Teodoro de (Caballero)
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Persons: 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente Gobernador)
Persons: 
Galvez, Joseph de
Persons: 
Ortega, Joseph de
Persons: 
Bonilla, Antonio
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Bergosa, Juan Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Vildosola, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Ansa, Juan Bauptista de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Corres, Horberto de
Persons: 
Albarez de Castro, Francisco
Persons: 
Bruno, Pedro de (Comandante Marino)
Places: 
Arispe (Capital)
Places: 
San Blas (Puerto) (Departamento)
Places: 
Californias (Peninsula)
Places: 
San Diego (Mision)
Places: 
San Francisco (Mision) (Presidio)
Places: 
Monterrey (Mision)
Places: 
Loreto (Presidio)
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
Sonora (Provincia)
Places: 
Guaymas (Puerto)
Places: 
Colorado (Presidio)
Places: 
Antigua California (Mar)
Places: 
Vieja California
Places: 
Nueva California
Places: 
Gila (Rio)
Places: 
Gila (Presidio)
Places: 
Alamos (Real)
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
Camino Real
Places: 
Santa Barbara (Canal)
Places: 
Avinito (Hacienda)
Places: 
Coaguila
Places: 
Texas (Provincia)
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Guadalupe (Rio)
Places: 
Canal (Mision)
Places: 
Porcincula (Rio)
Places: 
Chihuahua
Places: 
San Gabriel (Rio)
Places: 
Santa Ana (Rio)
Places: 
Rosario (Real) (Pueblo)
Places: 
Pitic (Pueblo)
Places: 
Hiaqui (Pueblo)
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Sinaloa
Places: 
Fuerte (Villa)
Places: 
Guaynamota (Pueblo)
Places: 
Maloya (Pueblo)
Places: 
Chametla (Pueblo)
Places: 
Copala
Places: 
San Sebastian (Pueblo)
Places: 
Cosala (Pueblo)
Places: 
Culiacan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Matanchel (Pueblo)
Places: 
Compostela (Pueblo)
Places: 
Mazatan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Hiaqui (Rio)
Places: 
Cocorin (Mision)
Places: 
Bacum (Mision)
Places: 
Vivagimari (Rancho)
Places: 
Baroyeca (Jurisdiccion)
Places: 
Ostimuri (Provincia)
Places: 
Lobos (Isla)
Places: 
Huirivis (Pueblo)
Places: 
Mayo (Rio)
Places: 
Capistrano, San Juan (Mision)
Places: 
Santa Clara (Mision)
Places: 
Portiunela
Places: 
Filipinas
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Aranjuez
Ethnic Groups: 
Seris
Ethnic Groups: 
Pimas
Ethnic Groups: 
Hiaqes
Military Groups: 
Monterrey, Compania Presidial de
Military Groups: 
San Francisco, Compania Presidial de
Military Groups: 
San Diego, Compania Presidial de
Military Groups: 
Companias Volantes
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 121 ff. 398-444
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 121 ff. 398-444
Rights: 
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