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Agosto documents concerning administration of the port of San Blas.

Author(s): 
Ezeta, Bruno de (Commandante Naval, San Blas)
Date: 
08-09-1778
Documentation: 
San Blas. August 9, 1778. 140p. Informes. Letters. Signed. Unsigned. Copies.
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Septiembre documents concerning administration of port San Blas.

Author(s): 
Ezeta, Bruno de (Commandante Naval, San Blas)
Date: 
10-22-1777
Documentation: 
San Blas. October 22, 1777. 98p. Letters. Informes. Signed. Copies.

Junio documents concerning naval administration in San Blas.

Author(s): 
Ezeta, Bruno de (Commandante Naval, San Blas)
Date: 
06-22-1777
Documentation: 
San Blas. June 22,1777. 74p. Informes. Letters. Signed. Copies.
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Four groups of documents concerning new presidios and missions in Nueva California.

Author(s): 
Hijosa, Francisco
Author(s): 
Costanjo, Miguel
Author(s): 
Mora, Vicente de (Padre Presidente)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-17-1773
Documentation: 
Loreto, San Diego, San Blas, Mexico. September 17, 1773 to December 27, 1774. 46p. Instancia. notas. Sketch. Providencia. Letters. Originals. Signed. Orders investigation of origin of piece of wood found on beach near carmelo mission (sketched in f. 58). Costanjo summarizes possibilities of Spanish and foreign ships in area. Discussion of what is known of asian techniques for ship construction. Final opinion is that mast is from paquebot san Josef. Ff. 63-67 concern occupation and foundation of San Francisco presidio. Troops to be chosen and come with moncada from Sonora. Details provided on supplies, routes, etc. For expedition through Sonora. Ff. 68-73 details provision of mules, cattle and other necessities for Monterrey and San Diego missions. Useful information on quantities, ultimate destinations, notice of receipts, specific ships' cargos and animal casualties in route. Ff. 74-78 is instancia by pp. Fr. Mora of need to inspect and register boxes of supplies destined to nueva California from vieja. Suspicions of thefts from his missions. explains delay in supplies reaching San Diego and Monterrey for lack of mules. (J. M. Johnson, June 1989)

Dictamen del ingeniero don Miguel constanzo sobre distancias del Nuevo Mexico a Sonora, y a Monterrey.

Author(s): 
Constanzo, Miguel (Ingeniero)
Date: 
03-18-1776
Documentation: 
March 18, 1776. 17pp. Informe. Copy.
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