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Correspondence between Corbalan and Croix re: vandos, silver production, food supplies and flooding, and expedition expenses.

Serial Number: 
041-04976
Title: 
Correspondence between Corbalan and Croix re: vandos, silver production, food supplies and flooding, and expedition expenses.
Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro
Date: 
08-22-1770
Documentation: 
Pitic, Horcasitas, Alamos, Mexico. August 23, 1770 - January 15, 1771. 60p. (Approx) letters, drafts. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
According to vandos, use of Mescal prohibited, and Corbalan will pass orders relating alcohol use to judges. Corbalan thanks Croix for position as governor; Belena's request of approval of chapter of instruction for directing Alamos treasury regarding return of silver and gold approved by Corvalan. Accounting of gold and silver consigned to Echeveste for processing. Report heavy rains ruining crops and mill in Horcasitas, and loss of wheat destined for troops. Request for funds for Sonora expedition and for the Alamos treasury; viceroy informs Corbalan of 4% Alcabala charge; receipt of vandos and description of their contents, including banishment of Jesuits. Echeverte provided with 67o357 pesos and supplies for the expedition, and request for more funds. Accounting of amounts of iron at Alamos factoria and its value. Corbalan informs Croix that he is sending documents on military Inspections of troops to be sent to the expedition, as well as documents on military expenses. Viceroy to Corbalan regarding prohibition of Indian use of alcohol, Indian excesses (robbery, insults) and need for punishment. Delivery of silver late, and discussion of availability of quicksilver. Lack of food supplies in Rosario, and insufficient amounts to supply boats or send to California; Valenzuela appointed capitan and Justica mayor in Mazatan. (L. L. Woodward, July 1989)
Persons: 
Corbalan, Pedro
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de
Persons: 
Belena, Eusevio de
Persons: 
Echeverte, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Aguirre, Juan Antonio
Persons: 
Belena, Eusebio Ventura
Persons: 
Trigo, Josef de (Factor)
Persons: 
Duen, Luis (Administrador)
Persons: 
Piniella, Joseph de la
Persons: 
Copala, Joseph de
Persons: 
Trillo, Francisco de
Persons: 
Valenzuela (Vecino)
Persons: 
Gaxiola, Diego Maria (Justicia Interino)
Places: 
Pitic
Places: 
Alamos (Real)
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Horcasitas, San Miguel de
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
San Blas
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
Huerta, San Antonio de la
Places: 
Rosario (Real)
Places: 
San Sebastian
Places: 
Plomosous
Places: 
Culiacan (Villa)
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Mazatan
Places: 
California
Places: 
Opossura, San Miguel
Places: 
Batuco
Places: 
Sinaloa
Places: 
Culiacan
Places: 
Nueva Viscaya
Ethnic Groups: 
Charayes
Ethnic Groups: 
Mochicaguis
Ethnic Groups: 
Caberillas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 226 ff. 449-479 (Approx)
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 226 ff. 449-479 (Appro
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios out of order
Reference Number: 
22600097
Rights: 
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