Real del Monte mine business correspondence
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Located in Series 3) Real Del Monte Mining Complex, subseries B) Correspondence.
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Letters from commissioner Charles Tindal to Edward Hurry (mint official), Gustavus Dakin, Joaquín Balladares, Richard Pakenham (British minister to Mexico). The texts mention: engine improvements by Henry Artha, proposed additional duty on silver, repeal of law allowing exportation of uncoined silver, employment offer for Dakin, report on local disorders blamed on the civic guard ("a disgraceful rabble in a constant state of drunkenness") and request for deployment of infantry or cavalry regulars.
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[Title, Date]. José Villegas Collection on Mining. MSS 758. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
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