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Dilegencias practicadas por noriega sobre el beneficio de metales en el real de San Nicolas de Croix.

Serial Number: 
041-03476
Title: 
Dilegencias practicadas por noriega sobre el beneficio de metales en el real de San Nicolas de Croix.
Author(s): 
Areceo
Author(s): 
noriega, Melchor de
Author(s): 
Muniz, Juan de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-06-1666
Date: 
08-22-1772
Documentation: 
Mexico, Nuevo Santander. May 22 - August 22, 1772. 136p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary: 
Miners and vecinos state that new discoveries in Sierra de Tamaulipa in last 4 years provide legal standard of quality (6 ounces of silver for each load of metal), and proportions given for other qualities which exceed legal standard. Costs of firewood, transportation and other costs make it difficult to make profit. Need for greater population; enemy Indians have returned with depopulation in center of Sierra de tamuaulipa and Apostate Indians raiding surrounding area. Complaints of Nava's offering low price for silver and using Alcavala money to buy silver (attractive to miners as it saves transportation cost and robbery risk. In Guadalcazar, nephew of Nava levied 10 real Alcavala. Nava's influence with governor allows him to exploit situation. Charges that document supposedly from miners and vecinos is really false, need to interview witnesses. Description of founding of San Carlos in 1666 and formation real de San Joseph. Description of San Carlos church and other structures. Advantages of having established beneficio de metales at San Carlos. Suggestion of miners working metals in their own home in areas nearer to mines. explains how to contruct a galeme. Control of silver and transport to San Luis Potosi treasury. Noriega charges list of witnesses is incomplete, and agrees to provide documents to Bucareli. Testimonies on metal profits, Nava's conduct, discussion of abundances of metal, wood, water, ovens, transport costs, and amount of metal resulting after processing. List of owners on mines, number of workers on each, and ounces extracted per load (Leyes) of metal, and economic class of miners. List of depopulated mines. Also list of owners of patentes, galemes, and metal processing equipment (basso, dissetisor) according to location. Ocotillo and Barreta listed as most abundant wood for processing metals. Discusses price of production relative to output of metal. (L. L. Woodward, October 1988)
Persons: 
Platas, Joaquin de
Persons: 
Bucareli, Antonio Maria de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Noriega, Melchor de
Persons: 
Tubiaun, Thomas de
Persons: 
Alvarez de Nava, Simon
Persons: 
Gonzales de Santianes, Vicente (Administrador de Alcavala)
Persons: 
Esquibel, Manuel Joseph de
Persons: 
Gomes, Francisco
Persons: 
Fernandes, Alexo (Capitan)
Persons: 
Inchaurregui, Mateo
Persons: 
Garcia, Antonio
Persons: 
Luna, Phelipe de (Licenciado)
Persons: 
Pliego, Joseph de
Persons: 
Ponze, Bernardo
Persons: 
Bargas, Victor de
Persons: 
Solorza, Lorenzo
Persons: 
Santos, Juan de los
Persons: 
Cienfuegos, Francisco
Persons: 
Galindo, Josef
Persons: 
Canchola, Pedro
Persons: 
Sanches, Diego
Persons: 
Barreda, Julian
Persons: 
Gorraez, Joseph de
Persons: 
Muniz, Juan de
Persons: 
Saldana, Basilio (Vecino)
Persons: 
Trevino, Xavier (Teniente)
Persons: 
Zevallos, Joseph Miguel
Persons: 
Gallegos, Rafael
Persons: 
Luna, Joseph Yvaldo de
Persons: 
Quinos, Juan
Persons: 
Lucio, Juan
Persons: 
Armario, Phelipe de
Persons: 
Sanchez, Joseph
Persons: 
Villafana, Nicolas de
Persons: 
Sanchez, Francisco Xavier
Persons: 
Tapia, Pedro de
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Nicolas
Persons: 
Balderas, Joseph Maria (Vecino)
Persons: 
Theran, Phelipe
Persons: 
Cuevas, Joseph de
Persons: 
Cardena, Francisco
Persons: 
Gonzalez, Ignacio
Persons: 
Cordova, Francisco de
Persons: 
Morales, Joseph
Persons: 
Votres, Mathias de
Persons: 
Bargas, Miguel de
Persons: 
Alcala, Antonio de
Persons: 
Mogro Noriega, Zeledonio
Persons: 
Barrera, Julian
Persons: 
Larrazabal, Francisco
Persons: 
Carranza, Francisco
Persons: 
Origuela, Juan Antonio
Persons: 
Mozan, Francisco
Persons: 
Garcia, Alonzo
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Juan Chrisostomo
Persons: 
Rocha, Phelipe de
Persons: 
Torres, Lucas de
Persons: 
Silverio, Luis
Persons: 
Casino, (Fulano)
Persons: 
Gonzales, Joseph Joachin
Persons: 
Quixano, Antonio de
Persons: 
Urzaga, Domingo de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Garcia, Felipe
Places: 
Croix, San Nicolas de (Real)
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander (Villa)
Places: 
San Carlos (Villa)
Places: 
Santa Fee
Places: 
San Vicente (Minas)
Places: 
Santa Rosalia (Minas)
Places: 
Zacatecas (Minas)
Places: 
Bolanos (Minas)
Places: 
Guadalcazar (Minas)
Places: 
Santisima Sacramento (Mina)
Places: 
Ormigas, San Juan de las (Mina)
Places: 
Jesus, Dulze Nombre de (Mina)
Places: 
San Antonio (Mina)
Places: 
Thadio, San Judas (Mina)
Places: 
Santa Barbara (Mina)
Places: 
Escondida, Santa Maria la (Mina)
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Guemes
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
Burgos
Places: 
Linares (Villa)
Places: 
Cruillas
Places: 
San Joseph (Real)
Places: 
Animas
Places: 
Soledad, Nuestra Senora de la (Mina)
Places: 
Luz, Nuestra Senora de la (Mina)
Places: 
Espiritu Santo (Mina)
Places: 
Ave Maria (Mina)
Places: 
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de la (Mina)
Places: 
Los Pastores (Mina)
Places: 
Dolores, Nuestra Senora de la (Mina)
Places: 
Cinco Senores (Mina)
Places: 
Senor San Joseph (Mina)
Places: 
San Joseph (Mina)
Places: 
Xepomusno, San Juan (Mina)
Places: 
La Encarnacion (Mina)
Places: 
San Pedro (Cerro)
Places: 
Buenavista, San Antonio de (Mina)
Places: 
Padua, San Antonio de (Mina)
Places: 
Los Santos Inosentes (Mina)
Places: 
Carmen, Nuestra Senora de (Mina)
Places: 
San Francisco Xavier (Mina)
Places: 
Jesus, Maria, y Joseph (Mina)
Places: 
San Rafael (Mina)
Places: 
Las Vivoras (Mina)
Places: 
Santo Domingo, la Cruz de (Mina)
Places: 
Agua El Panal
Places: 
Monilla
Places: 
Fraile (Arroyo)
Places: 
El Diente (Canada)
Places: 
Panito (Puerto)
Places: 
Loma Berse (Paraje)
Places: 
Cassiro (Paraje)
Places: 
Zerro del Sacramento (Paraje) Hoyos
Places: 
San Judas
Places: 
San Lorenzo (Mina)
Places: 
Tassay
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 140 ff. 168-236 exp. 4
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 140 ff. 168-236 exp. 4
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
14000005
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