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Real del Monte mine - Legal agreements and contracts
Compañía Real del Monte y Pachuca
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UC San Diego, Special Collections and Archives
José Villegas Collection on Mining
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Located in Series 3) Real Del Monte Mining Complex, subseries A) Mining Operations.
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (
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Two 1868 company actions: $240,000 loan from the Bank of London, Mexico, and South America; contract with Barron, Forbes, and Company for shipments of mercury. Also detailed report (undated) on mines, haciendas, machinery, and other goods. Statements on steam-engine drainage (desagüe) of water from San Nicolas mine and effects on nearby river. Amparo filing for drainage operations involving Guadalupe, Victoria, Casualidad mines. Labor contracts with "the Engine-men of the Pachuca district" and numerous individuals (Henry Webb, Ignacio Roman, Juan Ortiz, Marcelino Caldera, Matthew Bawden, Ricardo Rowse, Richard Webb, Matthew Harris, James Rapson, Joseph Rogers, John Blamey, James Rule, Richard Skewes, William Richards, William Newton, Samuel Rowe, Nathaniel Faull, Elisha Cornish, Jaime Honey). The 1874 work contract with Matthew Bawden specifies he will supervise erection of the 85-inch cylinder steam engine being dispatched from Hayle, Cornwall. Sales contract with Felipe Ramos for firewood ("leña gruesa y de buena clase"). Agreement with supplier Oetling Gebrüder (Hamburg). Government-issued safe conduct pass (1860) for company wagons to transport silver bars to the coast. Various petitions from mine workers.
[Title, Date]. José Villegas Collection on Mining. MSS 758. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Silver mines and mining
Compañía Real del Monte y Pachuca

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