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Solicitud de Nicolas Soriano sobre que se le colocara de pilotin en San Blas.

Author(s): 
Soriano, Nicolas (Pilotin)
Author(s): 
Hezeta, Bruno de
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
10-17-1774
Documentation: 
October 17, 1774 to October 22, 1774. 8p. Solicitud. Informe. Decreto. Originals, signed.
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Documents relating to request of Canizares for salary increase.

Author(s): 
Canizares, Jose (Piloto)
Author(s): 
Campo Viergol, Josef del
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
03-26-1773
Documentation: 
San Blas. March 26, 1773 to January 12, 1774. 10p. Instancia. Letters. Originals, signed.
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Correspondence from Hijosa to viceroy concerning opinions on three matters of concern to the departmento of San Blas.

Author(s): 
Hijosa, Francisco (Comisario)
Date: 
12-10-1771
Documentation: 
San Blas. December 6, 1773 to January 27, 1774. 26p. Letters copies. Originals, signed. Whether mail between Tepic and San Blas should be sent charged to renta de correos, specific references made to articles in bando sobre franquicia. Whether recua (mule trains) should be retained by department of San Blas (ff. 223-225) and letters of complaint sent to alcaldes mayores in jurisdiction of Tepic, accusing them of negligence in carrying out orders to capture desertors from the paquebot el principe (ff. 226-228 is copy sent to alcaldes mayores, ff. 230-231 is angry letter to viceroy advising him of situation). Viceroys comments included. (J. M. Johnson, May 1988)
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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 concerning request by Tellez to remain in San Blas to recover from illness.

Author(s): 
Tellez, Antonio Gonzales
Author(s): 
Elira, Francisco and others
Date: 
08-20-1794
Documentation: 
Veracruz. August 20, 1794 to August 1, 1795. 20p. Letters. Informes. Drafts. Originals. Signed.
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Correspondence concerning Quimpers request for a transfer to Spain and payment of wages.

Author(s): 
Quimper, Manuel
Author(s): 
Branciforte, Marques de
Author(s): 
Mozco, Miguel
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-22-1795
Documentation: 
Veracruz. September 22, 1795- October 9, 1795. Letters. Originals. Drafts. Signed. Copies.
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Correspondence concerning the suspension of Francisco Lavastida as contadora of San Blas.

Author(s): 
Hijosa, Francisco
Author(s): 
Lavastida, Francisco
Author(s): 
Hernandez, Antonio
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
11-16-1791
Documentation: 
San Blas, Tepic (pueblo). May 4, 1793- April 16, 1795. 74p. Letters. Informes. Originals. Signed. Copies.
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Correspondence concerning possible commercial trade between Mexico and California.

Author(s): 
Perez, Ramon (Contramaestre)
Author(s): 
Elira, Francisco de (Comandante)
Author(s): 
Revilla Giedo, Conde de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
05-24-1794
Documentation: 
San Blas. April 24, 1794- June 2, 1795. 36p. Letters. Informes. Drafts. Originals. Signed.
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