PLAN DE UNA COMPANIA DE ACCIONISTAS PARA FOMENTAR SON ACTIVIDAD EL BENEFICIO DE LAS RICAS MINAS DE SONORA Y CINALOA, Y RESTABLECER LA PESQUERIA DE PERLAS EN EL GOLFO DE CALIFORNIAS
by [Spanish Southwest]
[Mexico, 1771. pp. on folded sheets. Small quarto. Tiny ink stamp in margin of two leaves, else fine. In a cloth folding case. Streeter describes this as "a prospectus for shares in a company proposing to reopen unworked gold and silver mines in Sinaloa and Sonora and to reestablish the pearl fisheries along both coasts of the Gulf of California." In calling for the reopening of those pearl fisheries, the author points to the small expense and tremendous profit potential in renewing relations with California Indians, and other inhabitants in northern Mexico and in what is now the southwestern United States. An extremely rare Spanish Southwest item. STREETER SALE 2439. WAGNER SPANISH SOUTHWEST 156. MEDINA (MEXICO) 5427. (Inventory #: WRCAM49123)
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