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Request and report on new methods of spiritual and temporal governing of missions of province and related correspondence

Serial Number: 
041-01084
Title: 
Request and report on new methods of spiritual and temporal governing of missions of province and related correspondence
Author(s): 
Fayni, Josef
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Urusa, Antonio Maria
Author(s): 
Arespacoachaga, Josef
Author(s): 
Soior Zano, Anttonio
Date: 
05-01-1773
Date: 
07-12-1773
Documentation: 
Mexico, Durango. May 1, July 12, 1773. 85p. Informe, draft. Original, copy
Summary: 
Very detailed report on current condition of missions of Nueva Vizcaya, and new political regime being implemented for their governing; includes notes on doctrinas and missions; religious services rendered to Indians; conduct of missionaries; crops grown; application of civil laws; various community rights; economic conditions; record keeping related to livestock, people etc.; apostates; immorality of Indians; idolatry and its relation to crimes; places apostates inhabit; settlement dispersal in province; congregation of Indians in select reducciones; passport for Indian travel; work of Indians outside missions; care required to prevent desertion of mission Indians; learning of trades; continued hunting and gathering; work of women; various kinds of contamination by outsiders; housing descriptions of mission and non-mission Indians; irrigation; household furnishings; Indian Christian customs; failure to fully acculturate; Indian custom of eating horses; diseases; work at mines; cessation of custom of having yndios de mita in forced repartamiento labor; vagabondage; Spanish language instruction; cesarean medical operation; desertion; pulque consumption; disease resulting in depopulation. (J. Williams, March 1987)
Persons: 
Fayni, Josef
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Frey)
Persons: 
Quiroga, Basco
Persons: 
Phelipe Tercero (Rey)
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de
Persons: 
Felix (Indio)
Persons: 
Luca (Indio)
Persons: 
Manco, Ignacio (Hechicero)
Persons: 
Florentina (Hechicera)
Persons: 
Viexa, Juan (Indio)
Persons: 
Xavier (Governador del Pueblo de Concepcion) Arespacochaga, Josef
Persons: 
Arriola, Diego Francisco (Indio)
Persons: 
Soior Zano, Anttonio
Places: 
Canatlan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya
Places: 
Mexico
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Sierra Madre
Places: 
Sinaloa
Places: 
Michoacan
Places: 
Analco, San Juan
Places: 
Nueva Galicia
Places: 
Jalisco
Places: 
Aranjuez
Places: 
Batolipas
Places: 
Tubares (Pueblos de)
Places: 
Tubares, San Ygnacio (Pueblo)
Places: 
Tubares, Concepcion (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups: 
Taraumares
Ethnic Groups: 
Tepehuanes Altos
Ethnic Groups: 
Tepehuanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Negros
Ethnic Groups: 
Mulatos
Ethnic Groups: 
Lobos
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 043 ff. 148-190
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 043 ff. 148-190
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Marked expediente 2,organized as paper of points, includes letter copied into report by various earlier colonial officials (including marques de Croix and borbolla), out of order, consists of 69 numbered paragraphs.
Reference Number: 
4300032
Rights: 
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