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Financial reports, Valenciana Mines., 1827 Nov 3-1836 Nov 19

 File — Folder: 11

Scope and Content

From the Collection: Collection consists of original documents, translations, and photostats primarily concerning people and events in New Mexico and Mexico. Documents on New Mexico include a 1681 journal of Antonio de Otermin relating to the Pueblo Revolt of 1680; a photostat of a 1710 royal decree by the Duke of Albuquerque suppressing a bible printed in London; and the report of a 1749 investigation by Governor Tomas Velez de Cachupin regarding French incursions into Taos, New Mexico. English translations accompany both the Otermin journal and the Cachupin report. Documents on Mexico include royal cedulas (decrees), correspondence, affidavits, appointments, promotions, military orders, accounts of the Valenciana mines (1827, 1836), and a newspaper issue (1865) containing, among other things, military hospital laws promulgated by Emperor Maximillian. Many of these materials are by or about people who participated in the struggle for Mexican independence and were present at key events in Guanajuato and nearby places such as Queretaro. Among these individuals are Agustin de Iturbide, Blas Magana, Miguel Miramon, Jose Montesinos, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, and Guadalupe Victoria. Also within the collection is an undated lithograph of Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

Most materials are in Spanish.


  • 1827 Nov 3-1836 Nov 19

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Spanish, and English.

Access Restrictions



From the Collection: .5 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Repository

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Santa Fe NM 87507
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