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Mompox, a town in the kingdom of Santa Fe, the principal market of the gold of that country, III, 384. Moncado, (Sanchez de) his estimate of the quantity of gold and silver which has flowed into Europe since 1492, III, 403. Monclova, (Count de) viceroy of Mexico, entrusts the superintendancy of the Desague to Father Cabrera, II, 142 Monclava, a military post, II, 283. Monteleone, (Duke of) his wealth, I, 227—Monument erected by him to Cortez, II, 52—His house is situated where the palace of Montezuma stood, II, 70–See Estado, ... (Casa del). Moore, (Hamilton) how he fixed the position of Vera Cruz, I, xxxiii. Montalvo, (Berria de) his memoir on the metallurgical treatment of minerals, III, 254. Montanos, (Francisco) whether he entered the Crater of the Popocatepetl, III, 475. Monterey, (Count de) viceroy of Mexico, sends Oñate to New Mexico, II, 309. Monterey (shell of) III, 83. Monterey, bishoprick—Its revenues, I, 231. Monterey, town of the intendancy of San Luis Potosi, II, 283. Monterey, in New California-Its geographical position, I, lvi —See San Carlos de Monterey. Montesclaros, (Juan de Mendozo y Luna Marquis de) viceroy of Mexico, praised, II, 48. Montesclaros, town, II, 305. Montezuma, see Moteuczoma. Moqui, a territory inhabited by savage Indians, II, 287–Town which Father Garces found there, II, 315. Moquihuix, last king of Tlatelolco, II, 27. Moraleda, (Don Jose) his voyage, I, 42; IV, 285. Moran, description of its mines, III, 212, 224.

Mortmain of the clergy; if it is contrary to the progress of agriculture, III, 102. Moteuczoma, true name of Montezuma, II, 9, (f)—Two princes of that name, ibid.—Limits of their empire, I, 1 1. Motezuma, (Antonio) author of a manuscript on the history of Mexico, II, 74 (*). Motezuma, (Pedro) son of Montezuma, II—See Tohualicahuatzin. Mothes, (M. Frederic) his memoir on the mines of Potosi, III, 171 (+). Motolina, author of a manuscript history of Mexico, II, 74 (*). Moyotla, one of the quarters of Tenochtitlan, II, 28. Mozino, (Don Francisco) his botanical labours, and his voyage to Nootka, II, 370—His vocabulary of the Nootkian language, II, 346. Muerto, desert, II, 310. Mulattoes, I, 130; II, 344. Mulberries, the government prevents their being cultivated in Mexico, II, 517. Murer of Mexico, II, 83. Murphy, (Don Thomas) his patriotic views, I, 112. Muslin, quantity imported into Mexico in 1803, IV, 45, 46. Mutis, (Jose Celestino) his great botanical labours, I, 215–He discovered the mercury mine of Quindiu, III, 306. *

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Nabajoa, mountains, II, 287.
Nacogdoch, the nearest Spanish post to Louisiana, II, 278.

Nadal, (Pedro) makes astronomical observations on the Rio de Balzas, II, 296.

Nuhualtecs, their arrival in Mexico, I, 133. Nails, quantity imported into Vera Cruz in 1803, iv, 45. Napestla, river, may be identical with the Arkansas, If, 3.13. Narvaez, (Panfilo) his excursions, II, 337. Nasas, river, II, 294. Natchitoches, a country of the United States of America, bounded by the intendancy of San Luis Potosi, II, 276. Nauhcampatepetl, (Coffre de Perote) one of the most elevated summits of the Cordillera of Mexico, I, 62—Signification of this name, ibid. (*). Navarete, (Pedro Fernandez de) his estimate of the quantity of gold and silver which has flowed into Europe since 1492, III, 405. Navincopa, discovers the mine of Huancavelica, III, 310. Necker, his estimate of the quantity of gold and silver which has flowed into Europe since 1492, III, 410. Née, (M. Louis) botanist of the expedition of Malaspina, II, 377. Megros, not numerous in Mexico, I, 236—Laws favourable to their freedom, I, 241. Nemontemi, complementary days of the Mexican year, II, 361. Nevado, signification of this word, II, 191 (+). New-Albion, see New California. New-Biscay, province, II, 284. 1 * * * New California, province—Its coasts were surveyed by a Spanish expedition and by Vancouver, I, lvi–Its extent, II, 235—Is also called New Albion, II, 337—Missions and presidios which the court of Spain has established there, II, 338—Its climate, II, 340—Increase of its population, II, 343; and of the produce of the soil, ibid.— Nations who inhabit it, II, 345—Difference between their language, and the Aztec, II, 346—Their taste for hotbaths, II, 348—Their occupations, II, 349—Animals of

New California, II, 350—Missions which the Spaniards have founded in that country, II, 353; IV, 300. *

New Galicia, kingdom—Its extent, I, 270. -

New Grenada, viceroyalty—Mercury which it furnishes, III, 306—Quantity of precious metals which it furnishes, III, 379–Balance of its annual commerce, IV, 128–Net revenue which the king of Spain derives from it, IV, 240– Its gross revenue, IV, 241.

New Leon, kingdom, II, 272.

New Mexico, province—Its extent, II, 307–Its climate, II, 310—Its rivers, II, 31.1—Indians inhabiting it, II, 313—Its towns, II, 316 et seq.

New Navarre, see Sonora, province.

New Santander, province, II, 272.

New Santander, town, II, 282.

'New Spain, maps of that country, I., ii—See map (reduced) of the kingdom of New Spain—Geographical positions of that country determined by astronomical observations, I, crxxiv.–cxliii—Points of which the heights have been measured, I, czliv. et seq.-Extent of the country, I, 5; II, 1 ; IV, 322—It is the most important possession of the Spaniards, I, 9–Limits of the country, I, 10—This name originally designated only Yucatan, I, 11—It is not synonimous with Anahuac, I, 12–Comparison of its extent and population with those of Spain and the United States of America, I, 13–Configuration of its coasts, I, 16—Points at which this country is narrowest between the two seas, and project of joining these two seas, I, 18—See communications, &c.—Physical view of the country, I, 46--Its climate, I, 47—Construction of its mountains, I, 48—Description of their Table Lands, l, 56—Of their highest summits, I, 62—Climate of the coasts, I, 64—Distinction of the country into terras calientes templadas and frias, I, 65—Heights at which the metals are found, I, 70—Navigable rivers, I, 71— Lakes, I, 73–Vegetation, I, 73—See plants and vegetables—Limits of snows, I, 74—Heats of summer, I, 75– Rains, I, 76—Earthquakes and volcanic explosions, I, 78—Physical advantages of this country, I, 79—Dependence in which it is on the Havanah with respect to its military defence, I, 83–Dangers of navigation on its coast, ibid.—Population, I, 278; II. 1–See this word— Divisions of the territory, 1st, before the Count de Galvez into ten provinces, I, 265—2d, Into fifteen intendancies and districts, I, 266–3d, Into three regions, I, 268– 4th, Into the kingdoms of Mexico and New Galicia, I, 270–5th, Into New Spain proper and internal provinces, I, 271—Its limits to the north and east, I, 273—Comparison of its extent and population with those of some other countries, I, 274—Division of the internal provinces, II, 279—Surface and population according to the territorial divisions, I, 380—Disproportion between the intendancies with respect to their extent, I, 282; with respect to their population, I, 284—Their relative population, I, 285—Statistical analysis of New Spain, II, 1–1st, Intendancy of Mexico, II, 3–189—See Mexico ; 2d, of Puebla, II, 190—203; 3d, of Guanaxuato, II, 204–207– 4th, of Valladolid, II, 208–226; 5th, of Guadalaxara, II, 227—23.1 : 6th, of Zacatecas, II, 232—234; 7th, of Oaxaca, II, 235–242; 8th, of Merida, II, 243—249; 9th, of Vera Cruz, II, 250–270; 10th, of San Luis Potosi, II, 271– 283; 11th, of Durango, II, 284–295; 12th, of Sonora, II, 296–306; 13th, province of New Mexico, II, 307– 318; 14th, of Old California, II, 319–334; 15th, of New California, II—335, 355—See the detail under these different words: Puebla, Guanacuato, Walladolid, &c. Cursory view of the Great Ocean, from the port of San Francisco to the Russian settlements, II, 357—Voyages which have been undertaken there, II, 359—See Cabrillo, Gali, Viscayno, Perez, Heceta, Ayala, Bodega, Martinez Haro, Elisa, Fidalgo, Malaspina—State of the agriculture of New Spain, II, 400–III, 103—See


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