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Joseph Basarte to the Viceroy. Review of charges against Jesuits in Californiafraud and misuse of funds for missions in Sonora, Pimeria and Nayarit.

Serial Number: 
040-00402
Title: 
Joseph Basarte to the Viceroy. Review of charges against Jesuits in Californiafraud and misuse of funds for missions in Sonora, Pimeria and Nayarit.
Author(s): 
Basarte, Joseph
Date: 
00-00-1730
Date: 
00-00-1770
Documentation: 
Mexico City. May 12, 1770. 20p. Informe. Original. Dct 1730-1770.
Summary: 
Review of financial and accounting abuses of Jesuits in California, Sonora, Pimeria and Nayarit. Contains a number of specific accusations against Jesuits for fraud and states that over a period of 70 years they embezzled more than one million pesos from the real hacienda. Basarte bases many of his accusations on the letters of padre Balthasar (or Baltasar) to padre general Retz which strongly indicate fraud within the Jesuit hiearchy. (D. Miller) (1978)
Persons: 
Balthasar, Juan Antonio (Padre)
Persons: 
Retz, Francisco (Padre General)
Persons: 
Molinillo, Fransisco
Persons: 
Fernandez de la Forne, Alonso
Persons: 
Necora, Juan Ildephonso de
Persons: 
Matheos, Joseph
Persons: 
Cueto, Domingo
Persons: 
Carbajal, Ana Isabel de
Persons: 
Basarte, Joseph
Places: 
Sonora (Provincia)
Places: 
Pimeria (Provincia)
Places: 
Nayarit (Provincia)
Places: 
Santa Ines de Chinipas (Mision)
Places: 
Toluca (Ciudad)
First Location: 
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-D-08 AGN., Mexico. Misiones Vol. 22 pp. 407-417
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0022 ff. 407-417
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Right hand margins cut off in microfilm process. See also pages 388-389 for additional information on Balthasar.
Rights: 
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