James Addison Reavis, 1843-1914, was a swindler and forger, famous for attempting to fraudulently obtain 7,500 sq. miles of Arizona Territory by falsifying documents in Mexico and Spain to show a Spanish land grant to Don Miguel Peralta in 1748. This coll ...
castanoe - 2013-04-02 15:45
Two holograph documents concerning supplies for either Mission Guevavi or San Xavier del Bac; a 1733 letter of transmittal for a supply request from Keller, and a 1734 list of supplies needed from Felipe Segesser. Included materials: Manuscript Subject Ar ...
castanoe - 2013-04-15 11:35
Bound manuscript volume contains two different works on northern New Spain. Also contains a complete copy of the diary kept by the Franciscans Silvestre Vélez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio Domínguez. It recounts their expedition into Colorado, Utah ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 10:14
Sixteen manuscripts, ranging in date from 1649-1805, that contain legal proceedings, receipts, deeds and business records relating to this hacienda and flour mill, located in the Jurisdiction of the Valle de San Bartolomé, Chihuahua, Mexico. The original ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 13:11
The mining town of Jesús María is located at the southeastern corner of the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. Licenciado José Rafael Revilla was governor of the state of Chihuahua in 1833; Licenciado V. Guerra was associated with the Civil Court of Chihuahua. F ...
castanoe - 2013-04-17 13:16
A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, orders the political and ecclesiastical reorganization of the Provincias Internas de Occidente. Sonora and Sinaloa remain divided; the old Spanish province of Nueva Vizcaya will form two new districts, Durango ...
castanoe - 2013-04-18 16:01
Ledger book with handwritten entries that detail the financial transactions of the Divina Providencia Mine, San José, from 1832 to 1836. It also includes financial accounts of the mine owners, Juan Albarez, Estevban Curcier, Juan B. Peeters, and José Thom ...
castanoe - 2013-04-18 16:13
Plan de colonización nacionales para los territorios de la Alta y de la Baja California; reglamento para la colonización por familias de los Estados Federados de Mexico, en los territorios de Californias, May 30, 1825
This plan, along with others, was adopted in 1825 by the Junta and published, in 1827, under the title: Colección de los principales trabajos en que se ha ocupado la junta nombrada para meditar y proponer al supremo gobierno los medios mas necesarios para ...
castanoe - 2013-04-22 09:43
Plan para el establecimiento de una negociación mercantil para con sus productos atender al pago de la guarnición que guarnece la Peninsula de California y al fomento de la mismo, Feb. 10, 1825
Eight-page manuscript copy of original document in secretarial hand, dated February 10, 1825, and signed by Francisco de Paulo Tamariz. This plan arranged for the establishment of a mercantile negotiation, for products to take care of payment of the garri ...
castanoe - 2013-04-22 09:45
Libros de bautismos y casamientos de Nuestra Senora de la Concepción de Papigóchic desde 28 de Julio de 1742.
Jesuit mission in the chain known as the Tarahumara Alta. Photographs of pages from original holograph parish registers, July 28, 1742 to December 2, 1769. Included materials: Photographs Manuscript Subject Area: Religion Mexico Mexican Collection Area: B ...
castanoe - 2013-04-22 09:50