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Correspondence between Corbalan, Mesia, and Croix re: Indian depredations, prohibition of alcolhol, supplies for expedition; additions to Alamos treasury instruccion, and card and tobacco taxes.

Serial Number: 
041-04977
Title: 
Correspondence between Corbalan, Mesia, and Croix re: Indian depredations, prohibition of alcolhol, supplies for expedition; additions to Alamos treasury instruccion, and card and tobacco taxes.
Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro
Author(s): 
Virrey(?)
Author(s): 
Mesia, Francisco
Author(s): 
Rivera, Ignacio.
Date: 
00-00-1730
Date: 
02-23-1771
Documentation: 
Alamos, Pitic, Mexico. November 22, 1770 - February 23, 1771. 78p. (Approx) Letters, drafts. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary: 
Tax on sales to be used to aid expedition sale of cards (4 real tax) and tobacco; tobacco to be packaged according to provisions. Problems among capitans affecting jurisdiction of governor over the vecinos of their presidios, capitans complain they do not have control of troops to fight enemy invasions, waiting for license to do away with all Indians who do not speak Spanish; Corbalan to Croix regarding prohibition of alcohol, complains that Mescal prohibited and not even found for medicinal use, difficulty aquiring caldos de Castilla, request that some be allowed to produce Mescal; Croix responds that the Mescal factory and use of the drink must be abolished. Pimas described cooperating in robbery with rebel Indians--Corbalan describes their tactics in escaping from troops. Corbalan sends inspection reports on Varios military groups and fiscal affairs of the expedition; lack of funds and currency. Mesia writes Corbalan about his opinion of worth of two companias volantes in Guaymas. Notification of recipients of promotions within companias volantes; discussion of provision of supplies to expedition. Corbalan will publish vandos about establishment of lottery. Corbalan to Croix regarding Alamos treasurer, and treasury instruccion written by Belena; additions to the instruccion provided which concern debtors, control of treasury keys, papel sellado, division of land among employees, collecting tribute, and cost of treasury office supplies. (L. L. Woodward, July 1989)
Persons: 
Trigo, Joseph (Factor)
Persons: 
Corbalan, Pedro
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de
Persons: 
Rivera, Pedro (Brigadier)
Persons: 
Elizondo, Domingo (Coronel)
Persons: 
Piniella, Jospeh de la (Comisario)
Persons: 
Galvez, Joseph de
Persons: 
Fueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Persons: 
Bergosa, Juan Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Galvez, Bernardo de
Persons: 
Martinez, Francisco (Coronel)
Persons: 
Lumbreras, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Rivera, Ignacio
Persons: 
Vildasola, Joseph Antonio
Persons: 
Santo Isla, Joseph del (Tesorero)
Persons: 
Belena, Eusevio Bentura
Persons: 
Mesia, Francisco (Teniente)
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
Alamos (Real)
Places: 
Sonora (Provincia)
Places: 
Sinaloa Provincia)
Places: 
San Miguel (Villa)
Places: 
Pitic
Places: 
Guaymas
Places: 
Mayo (Rio)
Places: 
Charay
Places: 
Californias
Places: 
Huerta, San Antonio de la
Places: 
Sinaloa (Rio)
Places: 
Fuerte (Rio)
Places: 
Mayo (Rio)
Places: 
Hiagui (Rio)
Places: 
Cataluna
Ethnic Groups: 
Pimas
Ethnic Groups: 
Mayos
Military Groups: 
Espana y Mexico, Piquetes de
Military Groups: 
Montana, Compania de Fusileros de
Military Groups: 
Cataluna, Compania Franca de Voluntarios de
Military Groups: 
America, Piquete de Ynfanteria de
Military Groups: 
Segunda Compania Volante
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 226 ff. 480-511 (Approx)
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 226 ff. 480-511 (Appro
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios out order; folios repeated
Reference Number: 
22600098
Rights: 
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