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Architecture (Monuments And Plazas)

Compensation of home owners for civic improvements.

Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Date: 
08-06-1790
Documentation: 
Mexico. August 6, 1790. Bando.
General Subjects: 

Documents pertaining to visita of Josef de Galvez in alta California 1769. Sent to governor Neve by predecessor Barri at time of change of office.

Author(s): 
Galvez, Josef de (Visitador)
Author(s): 
Barri, Felipe (Gobernador)
Date: 
12-12-1767
Documentation: 
Loreto, Monterey, Santa ana, la paz. December 12, 1767 to October 29, 1774. 132p. Instrucciones. Reglamentos, index. Informe. Letters, original, signed. Copies. 10-28-1774 from berri to new governor neve outlining duties in change of command. Invites consultation and outlines accompanying documents which should be returned to archive in south (Loreto ?). Observations of civil-military-religious relations in province. 2) ff. 126-135 Galvez' instrucciones of 1769 to barri. Discusses duties of governor and importance of stern but just punishment of indians for economic independence from missions. Discussion of governor's administration of pearl fishing, with reference to leyes de indios, previous reales ordenes and cedulas to prohibit foreigners. Better fiscal management of mines and defense to establish more missions and presidios in province. Copy consists of 26 sections, dated 9-30-1774. 3) ff. 142-144 index of 19 documents Barri sends to neve of Galvez' visita to antigua California of 1769. Brief description of each document. Dated 9-30-1774. 4) full texts of Galvez' visita/expedition of 1769, copies from 1768 to 1770. Overall impression of carefully prepared, detailed planning for military-civil-religious coordination in province. Attention to fiscal-administrative matters to establish good relations between Spanish and indians (although typically condescending towards abilities of latter group) for economic-geographic expansion in Californias. Overall idea for governing broken families to Loreto, agricultural and religious training, artesan and pearl fishing industries, rights and inheritance regulations of lands after secularization (temporalidades) from missions, specifications for architectural plans of church, plaza and homes, wages and formations of indians into militias. Production from salinas, transportation of these by canoe sacramento and paquebot la concepcion, salaries, equipment and supply rations for all levels of workers and managers, diezmos (taxes) and royal fifth on production. Coordinated defenses by military and militia of missions, neighbors and presidios to continue outward expansion to new territories. Realtionship of provincial income/outflow to real hacienda in Guadalajara, including pricing, collecting of diezmo and quinto for ramos of playing cards, gunpowder, mercury, papel sellado, and tobacco and pearl fishing and mining industries. Of special note are great details in ff. 159-160 of maritime transportation of products to and from lower California from north and to continent, and ff. 161-162 of ordenances, supplies and rations to be in effect for each type of vessel used. (J. M. Johnson, April 1988)

El subdelegado de lerma representa a v.e. que el dia 27 del pasado amanecio ahogado en la azequia . . . .

Author(s): 
Mier, Cosme de
Author(s): 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Vildosola, Joseph de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-19-1796
Documentation: 
Mexico. June 19, 1796 to jul 6, 1796. 34p. Informes, letters. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Documents on public works and improvements on real palacio and chapultepec(que) in Mexico.

Author(s): 
Costanso, Miguel (Coronel de Ingenieria)
Author(s): 
Ortiz, Joseph Damian (Maestro)
Author(s): 
Castera, Ignacio de (Ingeniero)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-20-1791
Documentation: 
Mexico. September 20, 1791 to October 7, 1791. 38p. Informes. Budget estimates. Letters. Originals. Signed.

Documents to viceroy from Cabildo regarding street lighting and cleaning around real palacio in Mexico.

Author(s): 
Bonavia, Bernardo
Author(s): 
Hernandez de Alva, Lorenzo
Author(s): 
Quixano, Jose
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1783
Documentation: 
Mexico. March 25, 1786 to October 7, 1791. 56p. Informes. Letters. Drafts. Originals. Signed and unsigned.

Correspondence of Fueros with viceroy and real de cuentas officials about affairs at Cieneguilla

Author(s): 
Fueros, Pedro (Capitan Comisionado)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
07-19-1775
Documentation: 
La cieneguilla. September 19, 1775 - December 20, 1775. 30p. Letters, relacion, draft letters, index. Original. Signed/ unsigned. Copy.