Real del Monte mine business correspondence
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[Title, Date]. José Villegas Collection on Mining. MSS 758. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
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Located in Series 3) Real Del Monte Mining Complex, subseries B) Correspondence.
Chiefly accounting and shipping correspondence from Edward Hay, Charles Whitehead, and William Rabling, with some letters about salt shipments from Texcoco to Hacienda de Loreto and iron furnished by the "ferrerías" of Encarnación and Guadalupe. Contains May 1860 government notice extending Constitutionalist military aid and protection to mine properties and employees. Also December 1861 report (with English and Spanish versions) by Joseph Grose on the woods of Concepción and Capula, the latter having disputed rights. Government instructions regarding exports of company silver paste through Veracruz. Letter to Manuel Escandón on installation of metal milling machines at Guanajuato. A February 1862 letter from Whitehead mentions the foreign intervention, with troops marching to Córdoba, Orizaba, and Tehuacán.
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