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Informes from Lumbreras to Bucareli concerning discovery of silver mines at sierra de San Marcial.

Serial Number: 
041-05508
Title: 
Informes from Lumbreras to Bucareli concerning discovery of silver mines at sierra de San Marcial.
Author(s): 
Lumbreras, Juan Josef
Author(s): 
Bauptista de Anza, Juan (Capitan)
Date: 
02-01-1779
Documentation: 
Mexico. February 1, 1779. 50p. Informes. Signed.
Summary: 
Bauptista de Anza notifies Bucareli about defense strategies adopted in order to defend provincias de Sonora against the attacks of Indian Seris and Apaches. Lumbreras notifies Bucareli of discovery of silver mines next to presidio de San Carlos, at Sierra de San Marcial. Lumbreras suggests Bucareli to erect a new town -real de San marical- at the site. Includes a very simple map of the town to be erected. Includes a description of the site as well as the number of mines, the number of workers to be employed for the mines, and an estimation of the amount and quality of silver expected. (R. Gomez, November 1989)
Persons: 
Bucareli y Urzua, Antonio Maria
Persons: 
Bauptista de Anza, Juan (Capitan)
Persons: 
Croix, Theodoro de
Persons: 
Galves, Joseph de
Persons: 
Bonilla, Antonio
Persons: 
Porta, Reymundo
Persons: 
Valdes, Francisco Joaquin
Persons: 
Aragon, Pedro Gabriel de
Persons: 
Mangino, Fernando
Persons: 
Lumbreras, Juan Josef
Places: 
Chihuahua
Places: 
San Marcial (Sierra)
Places: 
Buenavista, San Carlos de
Places: 
Lumbreras, San Jose de
Places: 
Hiaqui (Rio)
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
San Marcial, Real de (Pueblo)
Places: 
Horcasitas, San Miguel De
Ethnic Groups: 
Seris
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Suaquis
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 247 ff. 323-348
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 247 ff. 323-348
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
24700011
Rights: 
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