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Letters to viceroy concerning conditions in Nayarit immediately following conquest.

Serial Number: 
041-02106
Title: 
Letters to viceroy concerning conditions in Nayarit immediately following conquest.
Author(s): 
Rivera, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Author(s): 
Covarrubias, Urbano de (Fray)
Author(s): 
Arias, Antonio (Fray)
Date: 
04-04-1725
Date: 
11-05-1725
Documentation: 
Zacatecas, Durango, San Pedro iscatan, San Francisco Xavier Valero. May 4 - November 5, 1725. 31p. Letters. Signed, originals.
Summary: 
Detailed descriptions of Nayarit and native inhabitants, with especially rich account by covarribias (ff. 66-69). Includes accounts of phonetics and grammatical structure of Indian language, Indian diet, general nature of Indians, and problems facing their conversion to christianity. Also describes geography, climate, fruits and vegetation, and wildlife (especially problems with vampire bats) of Nayarit. Concludes with Series of pleas to viceroy for payment of reparations for damage caused to Indian lands and life by conquest and governorship of Flores de San Pedro. (A. Tukey, July 1988)
Persons: 
Rivera, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Persons: 
Arias, Antonio (Fray)
Persons: 
Casa Fuerte, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Gutierrez de la Pena, Joseph
Persons: 
Covarrubias, Urbano de (Fray)
Persons: 
Garcia, Joseph Xavier
Persons: 
Carranza y Guzman, Manuel Josef (Capitan)
Persons: 
Flores de San Pedro, Juan (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Rosales, Francisco Antonio
Persons: 
Palacios
Places: 
Galicia
Places: 
Mesa de Tonaty (Pueblo)
Places: 
Jesus Maria (Pueblo)
Places: 
San Francisco de Paula (Pueblo)
Places: 
San Joachin (Pueblo)
Places: 
Santa Ana (Pueblo)
Places: 
Peyotan, San Juan de (Pueblo)
Places: 
Santa Theresa (Pueblo)
Places: 
Aacualoya, Nuestra Senora de Rosario de (Pueblo)
Places: 
Dolores (Pueblo)
Places: 
San Pedro (Pueblo)
Places: 
Yscatan, San Juan (Paraje)
Places: 
Guaynamota, San Ygnacio de (Pueblo)
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Nayarit (Provincia)
Places: 
Nuevo Toledo
Places: 
Huexuquilla
Ethnic Groups: 
Nayaritas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 085 ff. 059-075 exp. 2
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 085 ff. 059-075 exp. 2
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
8500004
Rights: 
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