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Presidios (Supplies)

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)

Two letters with accounts submitted by Corbalan to Bucareli.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Author(s): 
Echeveste, Jose de
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
05-27-1773
Documentation: 
Alamos, Mexico. June 8, 1774 to August 22, 1774. 12p. Letters. Cuentas. Originals, signed.
General Subjects: 

Informes y documentos de oficiales reales del rosario de cuentas del difunto Moncada.

Author(s): 
Fages, Pedro
Author(s): 
Villa, Joseph
Date: 
11-20-1780
Documentation: 
Rosario, Santa Barbara, Monterrey, San Gabriel, Arispe, Pitic. November 20, 1780 to July 11, 1786. 82p (Approx). Informe. Minuta. Instancia. Letters. Originals, signed.

Continuation of serial 19700012, oficiales de nueva creacion y providencias, etc. concerning establishment of new presidios of Janos, San Carlos and San Buenaventura.

Author(s): 
Rivera y Moncada, Fernando de (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Zuniga, Jose de (Teniente)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-19-1779
Documentation: 
Buenavista, Arispe, Alamos, San Ignacio, Chihuahua. October 15, 1780 to December 23, 1781. 96p (Approximately). Ajustamentos (de sueldos). Receipts. Informes. Letters. Originals. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Letters from Portillo re: state of presidio at time of Marin del Valle's resignation.

Author(s): 
Portillo Urrisola, Manuel (Gobernador)
Date: 
06-10-1761
Documentation: 
Santa Fe. June 10, 1761. 16 p. Letter. Original, signed.
General Subjects: 

Bills of lading of goods transported by the Fragata Santiago to California ports.

Author(s): 
Venegas, Luis (Contramaestre)
Date: 
02-24-1777
Documentation: 
San Blas. February 26, 1777. 34p. Bills of lading. Price lists. Typeset. Originals. Signed.
General Subjects: