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Virrey Marques de Croix a capitan gobernador Lope de Cuellar y vice versa. Serie de correspondencia sobre la expulsion de los Jesuitas y la administracion de sus bienes epoca inicial/ Chiguagua.

Author(s): 
Marques de Croix (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Cuellar, Lope de (Capitan Gobernador)
Date: 
07-00-1767
Documentation: 
Chiguagua/Mexico. July-December 1767. 110p. Letters. Signed. Original.
Keywords: 

Testimonio de las deligencias practicadas con las misiones de California sobre tierras del fondo piadoso.

Date: 
02-28-1737
Documentation: 
Villa de valle. February 28, 1737. 300p. Auto. Original. Signed.

Proyecto para la paz y sosiego de todas las Provincias Internas y principalmente de la Sonora, formado por fray Nunez misionero en el rio Mayo provincia de Ostimuri.

Author(s): 
Nunez, Angel Antonio (Fray)
Date: 
00-00-1769
Documentation: 
Nabajoa, rio de mayo. July 1 - September 15, 1786. 18p. Letters. Originals, signed. An annual contribution of 4 pesos by each indian family; that indians form their own parishes and pay indian and Spanish religious personnel, lists suggested salaries for various personnel; that they pay 30 Spanish residents (who must be married and will populate area) to serve as defense militia; that a system of community livestock be developed (provides prices of various species); that each indian own land and pay a percentage to the church; and that funds be set aside for the king, for hospitals, and to support livestock raising. Nunez writes of Galvez' merits. Description with map of rio Mayo area, including description of clothing worn by indians, and agricultural activities. Estimates a population of 2,000 indian families living in the rio Mayo area (maybe 6,000 souls). (L. L. Woodward, August 1989)

Concerning protection, settlement of land near Mier, Dolores, Revilla.

Author(s): 
Medina, Juan Mariano
Author(s): 
Caravantes, Manuel de
Author(s): 
Corinde, Diego
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
11-09-1767
Documentation: 
Santander. November 1, 1767 to May 10, 1769. 24p. Letters, informes. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Notification of reception of informes dealing with tax and land tenure policies.

Author(s): 
Casimiro de Esparza, Antonio Bucareli y Urzua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Garcia Mayoral, Pedro
Date: 
04-16-1774
Documentation: 
Mexico. April 16, 1774. 12p. Informes. Copies
General Subjects: 

Documents refer to settling of fifteen families in area where people from canary islands are settled.

Author(s): 
Aviles, Antonio de (Capitan)
Date: 
01-06-1732
Documentation: 
January 6,1732. 6p. Letters. Informe. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Letter from virrey to Corbalan concerning deplorable conditions that exist in Sonora.

Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
04-04-1772
Documentation: 
April 4, 1772. 4pp. Minutas de cartas. Unsigned. Condition of those provinces (i.e. Sonora), in which Bucareli mentions various problems such as business practices of unscrupulous comerciantes espanoles, negros y pardos; depopulation of placer mines, land tenure and grazing rights problems, etc., discusses how indian population is adversely affected by abovementioned issues; orders sastre, Corbalan, to do everything in their power to correct these abuses. (J. H. Ochs, February 1988)