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Nemesio Salcedo (comandante general). note to governor of New Mexico informing him of new price on playing cards and ordering bandos be circulated to inform public

Author(s): 
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante General)
Date: 
01-28-1807
Documentation: 
Chihuagua. 28 January 1807. 2p. Letter. Original. Signed.
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Nava, Pedro de (comandante) to Chacon, Fernando (gobernador). Answer to bando publication - re: reduction in price of playing cards.

Author(s): 
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Date: 
11-17-1799
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. December 26, 1799. 1 pages. Letter. Original. Signed. Dct November 17, 1799- December 26, 1799.
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Jose Gabriel Gutierrez de Riva. Contra Jose Guadalupe Martinez por heridas dadas a Ignacio Morales.

Author(s): 
Guttierrez de Riva, Jose Gabriel
Date: 
06-10-1783
Documentation: 
San Joseph del Parral. June 10, 1783. 10p. Auto. Signed. Original.
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Letters from Corbalan to virrey re: various aspects of provincial administration.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Date: 
12-24-1771
Documentation: 
Alamos. November 18, 1772. 14pp. Letter, padron, certificacion. Signed. To cieneguilla to pay rescate de oro; padron listing names of Spanish inhabitants of aforementioned real, certificacion of quantity of oro quintado between 1 January and 17 November 1772 at cieneguilla. (J. H. Ochs, February 1988)

Correspondence between Corbalan, virrey concerning various issues of provincial administration.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente de Sonora)
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
09-23-1771
Documentation: 
Alamos. October 22, 1773 through December 15, 1773. 28pp. Letters, relacion. Signed.

Index of viceregal letters, orders received by Corbalan.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente de Sonora)
Date: 
07-20-1773
Documentation: 
Alamos. October 21, 1773. 3pp. Indice. Signed.
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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)

Correspondence of intendente of Sonora for 1775.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Date: 
00-00-1749
Documentation: 
Alamos, Durango. January 25, 1775 to July 17, 1775. 54p. Testimonio. Caudales. Letters. Originals, signed.
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Correspondence of intendente Corbalan, March 1773.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Author(s): 
Gallo, Mathias (Fray)
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
06-24-1772
Documentation: 
Alamos. March 1, 1773 to July 7, 1773. 42p. Letters. Informe. Originals. Signed. Copies.