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Request for 'agua fuerte' in order to assay minerals, particularly gold.

Serial Number: 
041-05053
Title: 
Request for 'agua fuerte' in order to assay minerals, particularly gold.
Author(s): 
Sevilla y Olmedo, Miguel de
Author(s): 
Marino, Manuel
Author(s): 
Forcada y la Plaza, Antonio
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
01-00-1793
Date: 
08-14-1795
Documentation: 
Sinaloa. June 10, 1795-August 14, 1795. 12p. Letters. Signed, unsigned, originals.
Summary: 
Correspondence concerning need for 'agua Fuerte' (nitric acid) at Rosario for use in assaying minerals (gold in particular, also silver), quantity of 'tejos de oro' (bullion) decreased in previous months due to shortage, request approved. (L. Kerr, January 1989)
Persons: 
Sevilla y Olmedo, Miguel
Persons: 
Marino, Manuel
Persons: 
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Forcada y la Plaza, Antonio
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
Rosario
Places: 
Chihuahua
Places: 
Guanaxuato
Places: 
San Luiz
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 229 ff. 285-293
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 229 ff. 285-293
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Appears as expediente 9 in indice del ramo, documents grouped but not in 'expediente.'
Reference Number: 
22900012
Rights: 
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