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from 1750 to 1799, to serve as an example of the method
in which the parish priests keep their registers, IV,
Sinaloa — See Cinaloa. -
Sinu, a river of the kingdom of New Grenada—Its branches
serve as an emporium for the contraband trade in gold
of Choco and Antioquia, III, 391.
Sisas, impost on the consumption of commodities originally
destined to complete the Desague of Nochistongo, If,
Situados, supplies sent from Mexico to the other Spanish
colonies—Their annual amount and distribution, IV,
Skins of goats, stags, and bears—Influence which the edict
of free trade had on their exportation, IV, 100.
Skins of Beaver — Importance of the trade in this production,
Slaves—ln small number in Mexico, I, 14, 230—Species
of Indian slaves there, II, 238 — See Poitos. - -
Small-por—Ravages which it commits in Mexico, I, Ill —
See Inoculation and Vaccine.
Smith (Dr. Adam)—His estimate of the quantity of gold
and silver which has flowed into Europe since 1492, III,
408. - - -
Snow — Its limit, I, 74—Manner of transporting it to Vera
Cruz, IV, 191 — Produce of the duty on the sale of snow,
Soap — Places where it is manufactured, III, 467—Amount
annually exported from Vera Cruz, IV, 30–Amount
imported at Vera Cruz in 1802, IV, 33; exported from
Mexico for other parts of Spanish America, in 1802, IV,
38; in 1803, IV, 49.
Socabon of Nochistongo — See Desague and Nochistongo.
Socabon del Rey, a level in the Cerro de la Compaña near
Tasco, III, 139.
Sochipiltecatl, a rich Indian family at Guaxocingo, I,
Society (Patriotic) of Cuba, for the encouragement of the
sciences, I, 211. -
Soda—How found, III, 322—Provinces where it abounds,
III, 462—Qualities and use of the soda of Xaltocan, III,
Soledad, village, II, 354.
Solis (Martin de) charged with the administration of the
. Desague, II, 142.
Solorzano—His estimate of the gold and silver which have
flowed into Europe since 1492, III, 405.
Sombrerete, town, II, 234.
Sonnesehmidt (M. Frederic)—His memoirs on the mines
of Mexico, I, lxxxviii, III, 252—He discovered meteoric
iron at Zacatecas, II, 293; III. 298–Seven heights
determined by this traveller, IV, 353 et seq.
Sonora, bishoprick—Its revenues, I, 231.
Sonora, intendancy—Its extent, II, 296–Its rivers, II,
298—A part of this intendancy is named la Pimeria,
ibid.—Its communications with New Mexico and New
California, II, 299–Its towns, II, 304—Nomenclature
of its reales de minas, III, 125.
Sonora, province, makes a part of the intendancy of Sonora,
Sonora, river, II, 298.
Sonora, town, II, 305.
Sotto la marina, village, II, 282—Was proposed to supply
the place of the port of Vera Cruz, I, 82.
Spaniards—Hatred which exists between them and the
creoles, I, 205—Their number in Mexico, I, 206.
Specie in circulation in the New World—Discussion on
this subject, III, 430—Amount of its annual accumulation
in Mexico, IV, l l 1.
Spices, amount imported into Mexico in 1803, IV, 44.
Spoons of silver found in the port of Nootka by Cook—
This phenomenon is explained by a passage of the journal
of Father Crespi, II, 364.
Stag, species found in New California, II, 350.
Stamps, one of the branches of the public revenues—Their
amount, IV, 216.
Starch—Amount imported into Vera Cruz in 1802, IV, 36;
in 1803, IV, 47. -
Statue (Equestrian) of Charles IV; the finest which was
ever cast in modern times, I, 213; II, 40.
Steel—Amount of its annual importation into Vera Cruz
at an average, IV, 31 ; in 1802, IV, 34, 35; in 1803,
IV, 44, 45.
Stockings, quantity imported into Vera Cruz in 1803, IV,
45 and 46. -
Stone (Lydian) forming beds in secondary lime-stone, III,
Stones (Sharping)—Amount imported into Vera Cruz in
1802, IV, 33.
Straw (Hats of)—Amount imported into Vera Cruz in 1802,
IV, 36; in 1803, IV, 47.
Suarez (Bonaventura)—How he fixed the longitude of
Mexico, I, xxviii. *
Sugar—Amount of its consumption in France, III, 12
(T); in Mexico, III, 13; exported from Mexico, III, 14.
Why the price of that commodity has never increased
since the political troubles of Saint Domingo, III, 15–
Quantity of sugar imported from Asia, ibid.—Amount of
its annual exportation from Vera Cruz, IV, 30—Amount
of its exportation from Mexico for Spain in 1802, IV,
37; in 1803, IV, 46; in 1804, IV, 364; for other parts
of Spanish America in 1802, IV, 38; in 1803, IV, 49–
Quantity imported into the United States of America in
1800, 1801, and 1802, IV, 314–Quantity drawn by the
United States of America, from the Dutch colonies of
India, IV, 315–See also Plants and Vegetables.
Sulphur-Province from which it comes, IV, 471.
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Surface of New Spain according to the intendancies, I,
Sutaquizan, Indian village, II, 303,
System of Brown—Its application to the yellow fever, IV,
Table-lands of the Cordillera of Mexico, I, 53—Four
surrounding Mexico, I, 56.
Tacoutche-Tesse (River of) or Colombia, one of the points
which may serve for communicating with the two seas,
I, 19. -
Tacuba, town of the intendancy of Mexico, II, 184. -
Tacubaya, town of the intendancy of Mexico, II, 184.
Talenga, a German amalgamation work, III, 351.
Tallow, amount exported from Mexico in 1802, IV, 38.
Tamaron, Bishop of Durango—His manuscript journal, II,
Tampico river—Its mouth was proposed to supply the place
of the port of Vera Cruz, I, 82.
Tancitaro (Pic de), II, 209.
Taos, town, II, 317.
Tar—Amount exported from Mexico in 1802, IV, 38; in
1803, IV, 47.
Tarascs, tribe of Indians, II, 222.
Tasco, town of the intendancy of Mexico, II, 115—Mines
of the environs, III, 224. -
Tatarrar, a fabulous kingdom, II, 324 (*).
Tea—Quantity annually imported into Europe, II, 444–
Its price in China, IV, 341.
Techichi, a dog ate by the Mexicans, III, 47.
Tecolutla, river, II, 248.
Tecuanocugues, a rich Indian family at los Reyes, I, 186.
Tecuichpotzin, daughter of Montezuma, II,-Different
Mexican families descend from her, II, 72 (*).
Teguantepec, see Tehuantepec.
Teguayo, lake—The Aztecs made their first station there,
II, 303–It is perhaps the same with Timpanogos, II,
324 (*). -
Tehuacan de las Granadas, towns of the intendancy of
Puebla, II, 202.
Tehuantepec, isthmus, one of the points by which a communi-
cation might be established between the two seas, I, 17;
Tehuantepec, port, II, 242.
Tehuantepec, wind from the north-north-east, I, 86.
Tehuilotepec, mine of the intendancy of Mexico, II, 189–
Teipa, village, II, 211.
Temetzla, mines, II, 203.
Temihtitlan, see Tenochtitlan.
Temirtitlan, name given by Cortez to the Capital of Mexico,
I, 13; II, l J.
Temperature, (mean) of the tierras calientes, I, 65, et seq.;
of the tierras frias of Mexico, I, 66, et seq.; of the tierras
templadas, I, ibid.; of New California, II, 340; of Nootka,
II, 375; of the most northern part of America, II, 395; of
the Havanah, II, 411 ; of Westro-Botnia, II, 413 ; of
Acapulco, IV, 148–151 ; of the water of the sea at
the surface in the Atlantic Ocean, and in the South Sea,
IV, 149; of Cumana, IV, 150 ; of Guayaquil, IV, 151 (*)
—Minimum of mean temperature which the cultivation
of the sugar cane, banana, coffee, orange, olive and vine,
seem to require, II, 412, et seq.—Comparison of the
mean temperature of the different months of the year at
Mexico, Vera Cruz, and Paris, IV, 150, 159, 163, 182—
Discussion of the question whether the temperature of
the two hemispheres is so different as is generally sup-
posed, IV, 151.
Tempests, description of those of Vera Cruz, I, 84.