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of its produce in gold and silver, III, 336_Comparison
of its extent, population, and revenue, with those of the
English possessions in India, IV, 46—Value of its 'ex-
ports for the Port of Cadiz, from the peace of Amiens, to
the 31st December, 1802, IV, 126-Details respecting
its extent and population, IV, 322.
America, (Russian) description of the country, II, 388.
Anahuac, country of which it was composed, I, 12-Its
extent compared with that of New Spain, I, 90-Its
population, I, 91-See also Mexico, (valley of).
Anas, ( moschata) a native of Mexico, III, 56.
Anchovies, amount imported into Vera Cruz in 1802, IV,
33—See also fish, (salt).
Andageda, auriferous river of Choco, III, 207.
Andes, see Cordilleras.
Angangueo, mines, II, 226.
Anis-seed, quantity exported from Mexico in 1803, IV.
Annates, levied by the king in Mexico; their annual
amount, IV, 214.
Ansa, (Don Vicente de) information furnished by him, I,
Ixxxviii-He finishes a great level at Tasco, III,
Antequera, see Oaxaca.
Antigua, village, II, 263.
Antillon, (Don Isidro de) how he fixed the longitude of
Mexico, I, xxiv; that of Vera Cruz, I, xxxii; of Aca-
pulco, I, xxxv; of Santa Fe, I, Ixviii.
Antimony, mines which supply it, III, 299.
Antioquia, (Province of) gold furnished by it, III, 383.
Antipathy which prevails between the inhabitants of the
plains, and those of the table land of the Cordilleras,
Apaches, savage Indians, 1, 175–Their abodes, II, 270,
Aqueducts, which convey fresh water to Mexico, II, 44
Aqueduct of Tezcuco, II, 46 (*); of Xamapa, II, 265.
Arciniega, his project for preserving Mexico from inunda-
tions, II, 122.
Arias, ( Alonso de) superintendant of the arsenal entrusted
with the works of the Desague, II, 130_Opposes the
project of Martinez, II, 165.
Arieta, (Don Juan Baptista) proprietor of the amalgama.
tion work of Talenga, III, 351 (+).
Arispe, town, II, 305.
Army, see force, (armed).
Arosbide, (Josef ) sails from Manilla to Lima by a direct
route, IV, 78.
Arricivita, (Domingo) his chronicle of the college of the
Propaganda at Queretaro, II, 300 (+).
Arrowsmith, how he fixed the position of Mexico, I, XXV;
of Vera Cruz, I, xxxiii; of Acapulco, I, xxxvii-His
error respecting the Volcan d'Orizaba, I, xliv.
Arsenic, mines which furnish it, III, 299.
Arteaga, (Ignacio) his expedition to the north of America,
Arton, (Platano) species of banana, II, 419.
Asanza, (the Chevalier Don Miguel de) causes the ma-
nuscripts respecting the Travels to California to be col.
lected, I, liv. (f); accompanies the visitador Galvez in
his journey to California, II, 325; is arrested, II, 326 ;
named viceroy of Mexico, ibid.-Eulogy of his adminis-
tration, IV, 234.
Asentzio (Manuel) instructor of Velasquez, II, 219.
Asientos de Ibarra, mines, II, 230.
Atahualpa, Inca of Peru-His name is given to the cock,
Atienza, (Peter de) planted the first sugar canes in Mexico,
Atlixco, village of the intendancy of Puebla, where there
is a famous cypress, II, 196, 202.
Atolli, soup made of maize flour, II, 444.
Atrato, river of Choco-Its mouths serve as an emporium
for the smuggling of gold and silver, III, 391.
Attacappas, county of Louisiana, boundary with Mexico,
Atzacualco, one of the quarters of Tenochtitlan, II, 28.
Azajacatl, king of Mexico, destroys the kingdom of
Tlatelolco, II, 26.
Ascotlan, a rich Indian family at Cholula, I, 186.
Ates, see Igname.
Axolotl, reptile, nourishment of the Aztecs, II, 16.
Ayala, (Gabriel de) a baptized Indian, author of a manuscript
on the history of Mexico, II, 74 (*).
Ayala, (Juan de) his voyage to the north west of Ame-
rica, II, 365.
Azogue, village of New Grenada, which furnishes mercury,
Aztecs, people of Mexico-Hypothesis as to their origin,
I, 135—Their migrations, I, 133; II, 16, 302_Their
establishment in the Islands of Acocolco, II, 16; at
Tenochtitlan, II, 17—Three stations made by them in
their migrations, II, 303.
Aatlan, the original country of the Toultecs, I, 133.
Baixe (Buyettes) quantity exported from Mexico in
1803, IV, 49.
Balance, annual, of the commerce of New Spain, IV,
111-General since 1748, IV, 122_See commerce.
Balms, amount exported from Mexico in 1802, IV, 37;
in 1803, IV, 48.
Banana, of its cultivation, II, 414—Three species found,
II, 417– Its utility, II, 423_Is an object of com-
merce, II, 427.
Baños, ( Count de) viceroy of Mexico, becomes monk,
Baquetes, influence which the edict of free trade has had on
their exportation, IV, 100.
Baraderas, river, called also Crocodile River, II, 244.
Barba, (Alonzo) parish priest of Potosi, inventor of hot
amalgamation, III, 266-Quantity to which he makes
the silver extracted from the Cerro de Potosi amount,
· III, 191.
Barcos, ( Father) author of a history of California, II,
Barenadores, class of miners, I, 124.
Barreiro, ( Don Josef) governor of Acapulco--Cut in a
mountain made by him for improving the climate of that
port, IV, 45.
Barrington, published the Journal of the Pilot Maurelle,
Batates, their cultivation in Mexico, II, 503.
Bauza, (Don Felipe) his opinion as to the position of Santa
Fe, I, 82.
Beer, amount imported at Vera Cruz in 1802, IV, 34; in
1803, IV, 45 and 46.
Beasts of burden employed for carrying goods in pre-
ference to carriages, IV, 2.
Bees, how reared in Mexico, III, 61.'.
Bendavales, periodical winds which prevail in the Great
Ocean, IV, 60.
Berendo, a species of goat of New California, II, 327-
See also Zoology
Berlangas, (Thomas de) a monk, introduces the banana
into America, II, 415.
Berrios (los) a small lake near Xalapa, II, 268.
Births, their proportion to the deaths in Mexico, I, 109
· To the population, I, 105--Example of the manner in
which the registers of births are kept in Mexico, IV, 289.
Biscaina, description of the mine of, III, 216.
Biscaino, (Sebastian) see Viscaino.
Blanco, (Rio) river, II, 270.
Blankets, amount imported into Vera Cruz in 1802, IV, 96;
in 1803, IV, 47.
Boca Chica, one of the entrances into the port of Acapulco,
Boca Grande, one of the entrances into the port of Acapul-
co, IV, 57.
Boca de San Gregorio, part of the Desague de Huehuetocas
Bolaños, mines, III, 122.
Bolson de Mapimi, a mountainous district, II, 271.
Bombon, mines, IIL, 341.
Blood (mixed) different species. of in Mexico, I, 246.
Bonilla, (Don Antonio) his manuscript memoir respecting
the voyages of the Spaniards to the north west of Ame-
rica, II, 359.
Bonilla, (Gabriel Lopez de) how he fixed the longitude of
Mexico, I, xxvi.
Boot, (Adrian) a Dutchman, entrusted with the hydraulical
works of Mexico, orders the Desague of Nochistongo to be
abandoned, II, 131.
Branciforte, (Marquis de) viceroy of Mexico, causes a
statue of Charles IV. to be erected, II, 40(°):
Brandy, amount annually imported into Vera Cruz, IV,
31; in 1802, IV, 33; in 1803, IV, 44.
Bravo, (Rio) see Rio del Norte.'
Brazil, its mines, III, 392, 418-Its population, IV, 323.
Bread-fruit tree, unknown in Mexico, II, 513.
Breña (la) group of rocks near Durango, II, 292.
Bucareli, ( Antonio) viceroy of Mexico, orders the territory
between the Bar of Huasacualco and the Roads of
Tehuantepec, to be examined by engineers to discover
whether there were any means for establishing a com-
munication between the two seas, IV, 21. . .
Bucareli, (Puerto de) port discovered by Quadra