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Commerce (Open Markets)

Domingo Cabello to Jacobo Ugarte y Loyola. Lucas Fonteneau's trading privileges.

Author(s): 
Cabello, Domingo
Date: 
11-04-1786
Documentation: 
Bexar. November 4, 1786. 2p. Letter. Original. Signed.

Marcos Vidal. Libro de cuentas.

Author(s): 
Vidal, Marcos
Date: 
00-00-1773
Documentation: 
Bexar. 1773. 40p. Libro. Original. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Bando on annual fair of european goods in valle de San Bartolome.

Date: 
12-18-1805
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. December 18, 1805. Bando.
General Subjects: 

Carlos IV. Copy of a royal order exempting salted meat from America from taxes for the first sale.

Author(s): 
Carlos IV (Rey)
Date: 
04-10-1793
Documentation: 
Aranjuez (Espana). June 22, 1804. 1 pages. Cedula. Copy. Dct April 10, 1793 - December 4, 1804. Dcn December 20, 1804.
General Subjects: 

Revilla Gigedo (conde de) to Concha, Fernando de la. Permission given to Concha for leave of absence for medical treatment; maintenance of peaceful relations with Indian nations requested.

Author(s): 
Revilla y Gigedo (Conde de) (Virrey)
Date: 
12-14-1791
Documentation: 
Mexico (Ciudad). December 14, 1791. 2 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Fransisco Losada. Precios corrientes en la villa de Chihuahua (2)

Author(s): 
Losada, Fransisco
Date: 
01-02-1784
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. January 2, 1784-January 20, 1784. 66p. Letter. Original. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Pujol leads group of Catalan families to Sonora to work in newly discovered mines, but is replaced by Fages following complaints of malicious behavior and mismanagement of funds.

Author(s): 
Manxon, Francisco
Author(s): 
Puyol y Masmitja, Juan (Sargento)
Author(s): 
Fages, Pedro (Teniente Coronel)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
08-27-1778
Documentation: 
Sonora. August 27, 1778-December 14, 1780. 68p. Instancias, diligencias, ordenes. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.
General Subjects: 

Documents concerning free trade between provincias of Luisiana and Texas.

Author(s): 
Croix, Cavallero de
Author(s): 
Corvalan, Christoval
Author(s): 
Mezieres, Atanasio de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-02-1783
Documentation: 
Arispe. June 2, 1783. 66p. Letters. Informes. Originals. Signed. Copies.
General Subjects: 

oficio al governador de la Luisiana cortar las amistades de los Apaches lipanes con quatro parcialidades de la naciones del norte y el perjudical comercio de armas de fuego, polvora y munciones.

Author(s): 
Miro, Estevan (Governador de Luisiana)
Author(s): 
Blanc, Luis de (Comandante)
Author(s): 
Virrey Conde de Revilla Gigedo
Author(s): 
Cavallo, Domingo (Governador y Capitan General)
Date: 
03-02-1791
Documentation: 
Mexico, nueva orleans, havana. March 2, 1791 - March 9, 1792. 52p. Approximate letters. Copies, originals. Apache indians living in peace until 1790 when ugalde led war against them, have had peace with the comanches, mentions groups that have been fighting with the Apaches lipanes and those others with whom they trade, prohibits the entrance of any lipanes into certain rancherias because that is their method of acquiring arms and ammunition; letter making it clear that the idea to pacify the indians of Texas originated with blanc; advises blanc to support enmity between various indian tribes settled between the Colorado river and rio de la Trinidad and the lipanes which are openly hostile to the Spanish, letter distinguishes between indian nations and factions with the latter being the ones most likely to be allied with lipanes, indians in all of Texas are somewhat in revolt because of the lack of goods, these used to be supplied by Armant but has not been able to because of his own lack of goods and credit, blanc seeks to go personally to indian villages in order to break links that some factions have with lipanes in trade and commerce (will need goods to facilitate this process) and will eventually will appoint a commissary to periodically visit indians in order to maintain their loyalties to Spanish and keep them pacified; Luis de blanc seeks to have his son named as commissary to indians cites his family's good relations with indians as supporting factor; indians trading pieles de liboras for the goods provided by the Spanish they call this trading combalache, sets out logistics of this commerce, Cabello advises those involved not to accept horses or donkeys as payment for goods because indians will just rob them later on. Talks of establishing prices for trade, advises that they not trade with aguardiente, cites the bundles of raw tobacco as one of the more important items with which to trade; miro has received copy of letter written by Cavello giving advise on how to handle indians in Texas and Coahuila from his personal experiences as governor in these areas. (O. Velez, September 1989)