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  1. Informe de Sinaloa y Sonora, August 12, 1750.

    Photocopy of typed transcription of José Rafael Rodriguez Gallardo's report on conditions in Sonora and Sinaloa after his period there as acting governor. Includes summary notes in Spanish alongside the text. Included materials: Manuscript Subject ...

    castanoe - 2019-03-01 09:15

  2. Paul M. Roca Papers and Photographs

    This collection contains photographs and manuscripts which document Jesuit churches throughout the Northern Mexico states of Sonora and Chihuahua. Within the collection are156 photographs primarily taken by Paul M. Roca featured in Paths of the Padres ...

    trentp - 2019-10-04 10:48

  3. Comisionado de Mineria Records

    The collection holds holograph documents pertaining to the titles of five mining claims for the Santa Ana Mine, San Pedro Vigilia Mine, La Frontaina Mine, Foubacachi Mine, and Bronzisa Mine. The mining claims are located in the judicial district of ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-05 18:08

  4. Report of an Exploration, Written at Mission Dolores, Pimeria A

    Holograph report of an expedition made by Kino and Fr. Antonio Leal into southwestern Arizona in 1699. Includes extensive description of the geography, resources, native peoples, and missionary organization in the area. Included materials: Manuscript ...

    castanoe - 2020-05-12 18:48

  5. Defendant's Photographic Exhibits 1 to 44 Inclusive

    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 ...

    castanoe - 2020-08-06 15:18

  6. Kenneth Roby Mexican Documents Collection

    Kenneth Roby Mexican Documents Collection, 1788-1917 (Bulk 1824-1857). This collection contains seven series of documents that were written and distributed by various federal, state, and local government officials in Mexico between late 18th Century and ...

    castanoe - 2020-11-16 11:05

  7. Franciscan Reports

    Photocopies of typed transcriptions of 20 letters and reports from Franciscans regarding Sinaloan and Sonoran missions. Addressees include Commissioner General Ugarte y Loyola, Bishop Granados, Viceroy Conde de Gálvez, and Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores. ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 09:39

  8. La Costa de Sotavento, Estado de Veracruz, Mexico

    Single signed, 22-page holographic manuscript contains a detailed description of the southern coastal region of Veracruz, with a view to the full utilization and development of its natural resources; probably commissioned by a government agency. ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 10:53

  9. Acta

    A two-page manuscript, dated July 21, 1823, the Act of Mexican Congress 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 ...

    castanoe - 2021-07-16 11:48

  10. Carta apologetica al Padre José Utrera de la Compañia de Jesús, Visitador General de las misiones de la Provincia de la Nueva España escrita por el Padre Tomás Miranda, Visitador de Cumuripa en la Provincia de Sonora, a 18 de Febrero de 1755.

    Mission San Pedro de Cumuripa was located in the Pima Baja region of northern Mexico. Father Tomás Miranda was Jesuit Visitador to the Mission in 1755 and 1756. In this collection is one bound holograph apologetics letter to Father José Utrera of the ...

    castanoe - 2021-09-15 09:42

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