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Series of letters from Monserrat and Tienda de Cuervo concerning pacification of Indians in Sonora.

Serial Number: 
041-02191
Title: 
Series of letters from Monserrat and Tienda de Cuervo concerning pacification of Indians in Sonora.
Author(s): 
Monserrat, Joaquin
Author(s): 
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobrenador Interino)
Date: 
05-02-1761
Date: 
07-11-1761
Documentation: 
Mexico, Rosario, Durango. May 2 - July 11, 1761. 38p. Letters. Signed, originals.
Summary: 
Monserrat advises virrey of the following: Tienda de Cuervo to become interim governor after death of Mendoza; planned inspection of presidial troops by Tienda de Cuervo and reassessment of sufficiency of troop strength and deployment patterns in wake of Indian hostilities; need to enforce payment of royal fifth following discovery of gold in Sonora; suggests a softer approach to problem of reducing Seris and Pimas, although if hostilities continue a forceful response will require additional military resources; recommends granting material rewards to Indians who choose to fight against those tribal members who persist in hostilities. Tienda de Cuervo advises stricter regulation of gold and silver mining in Sonora. Includes tables of weight and estimated value of all gold and silver mined to date in area. (A. Tukey, August 1989)
Persons: 
Monserrat, Joachin
Persons: 
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Capitan)
Persons: 
Mendoza, Juan de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Arcwe y Arroyo, Pablo de
Persons: 
Fontes, Joseph de
Persons: 
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
Sinaloa
Places: 
San Miguel (Presidio)
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
Toyopa
Places: 
Zaracache
Places: 
Rosario
Places: 
Chihuagua
Places: 
Zacatecas
Ethnic Groups: 
Seris
Ethnic Groups: 
Pimas
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 087 ff. 306-324 exp. 12
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 087 ff. 306-324 exp.
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
8700010
Rights: 
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