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Miguel Costanso to viceroy Marques de Branciforte.

Serial Number: 
190-00012
Title: 
Miguel Costanso to viceroy Marques de Branciforte.
Author(s): 
Costanso, Miguel
Date: 
10-17-1794
Documentation: 
Mexico. October 17, 1794. 18p. Informe.
Summary: 
This informe outlines the reasons for and steps that should be initiated to fortify the Alta California coast in response to expected encroachments from the russians and British. Three general proposals are at the heart of the letter, beef up defenses at San Diego, Monterrey and San Francisco; encourage, immigration; and have Monterrey the initial stop for the Manila trade rather than Acapulco. (G. Miller) (1977)
Persons: 
Sanchez, Pablo (Brigadier)
Persons: 
Colner, (Capitan)
Persons: 
Martinez, Jose (Piloto)
Persons: 
Almodovar, Duque de
Persons: 
Fages, Pedro
Persons: 
Costanso, Miguel
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de
Places: 
Puerto de San Diego
Places: 
Santa Barbara
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Puerto de San Francisco
Places: 
Puerto de Nutka
Places: 
San Blas
Places: 
Acapulco
First Location: 
Bibl. Nac., Madrid. Ms. 19266 fol. 0175
Original Location: 
BNE, Madrid, Ms. 19266 ff. 0175
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
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