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Information on the conduct of Alvarez de Nava and mining in Tamaulipa.

Serial Number: 
041-03479
Title: 
Information on the conduct of Alvarez de Nava and mining in Tamaulipa.
Author(s): 
Noriega, Melchor de
Author(s): 
Escandon, Joseph de
Author(s): 
Valcarca, Domingo
Date: 
07-26-1763
Date: 
07-28-1772
Documentation: 
San Carlos de tamaulipa, Nuevo Santander, Mexico. July 26, 1763-July 28, 1772. 16p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Secret investigation of Alvarez de Nava ordered by virrey. Have you known Alvarez de Nava; what is quality of his work; opinion of others in San Carlos of Alvarez de Nava; if he is sociable; if he has used wealth of Alcabala for personal profit; involvement in silver mining; if he is friends with governor; and if he has caused trouble--7 witnesses respond. Escandon writes Cruillas concerning mining in Tamaulipa; mining operation continuing despite illness and invasion of Apostate Indians of which it is now free although Principal Miner dead. (L. L. Woodward, October 1988)
Persons: 
Lerma, Joseph de
Persons: 
Alvarez de Nava, Simon
Persons: 
Noriega, Melchor de (Administrador)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Santianez, Vizente (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Mogro Noriega, Zeledonio
Persons: 
Arigarrago, Juan Miguel de
Persons: 
Gonzales, Joseph Joachin
Persons: 
Carriedo, Gaspar de
Persons: 
Serna, Joseph Francisco de la (Vecino)
Persons: 
Paz, Joseph Antonio de la (Vecino)
Persons: 
Muniz, Juan (Capitan)
Persons: 
Cordova, Miguel
Persons: 
Garza, Lorenzo de la
Persons: 
Zapatero, Juan El
Persons: 
Fuentes, Luis de
Persons: 
Cruillas, Marques de
Persons: 
Escandon, Joseph de
Persons: 
Valcarcal, Domingo
Persons: 
Miura, Fermin
Places: 
Tamaulipa, San Carlos de (Villa)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Places: 
Tamaulipa, San Joseph de (Real)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Croix, San Nicolas de (Real)
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Minas)
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 140 ff. 246-254 exp. 6
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 140 ff. 246-254 exp. 6
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
14000008
Rights: 
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