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Informe on province of Sonora

Serial Number: 
041-02205
Title: 
Informe on province of Sonora
Author(s): 
Crespo, Francisco
Date: 
01-16-1775
Documentation: 
San Miguel de Horcasitas. January 16, 1775. 31p. Informe. Original, signed
Summary: 
Concerns present condition and advisability of Bonilla's depopulation of province; failure of missionization; economic decline of missions under new Franciscan administration; decline in mission agriculture; decline of mining; decline of commerce; chaos of present spiritual and temporal governing of missions; detachment of Buenavista stationed at powder house at Guaymas; detachment of men from Altar stationed at Pitic; Lafora map; supply reforms; proposal for Colorado River settlements; arrest of Vildosola; poor condition of provincial horse herds; geographic problems created by presidial removal and creation of new line. An important document for history of Sonora. (J. Williams, April 1987)
Persons: 
Crespo, Francisco
Persons: 
Bucareli y Urusua, Antonio (Fray)
Persons: 
Bonilla, Antonio (Ayudante)
Persons: 
Lafora, Nicolas (Engeniero)
Persons: 
Vildosola, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Lumbreras, Juan Josef
Persons: 
Saestre, Matheo
Persons: 
Urrea, Bernardo
Persons: 
Alexandro
Persons: 
Pineda, Juan Claudio
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
San Miguel
Places: 
Cieneguilla
Places: 
Colorado (Llano)
Places: 
San Marcial
Places: 
San Xavier
Places: 
Agua Caliente
Places: 
Queretera, Santa Cruz
Places: 
Garcia, San Josef (Pueblo)
Places: 
Ostimuri (Provincia)
Places: 
Sinaloa (Provincia)
Places: 
Culiacan (Provincia)
Places: 
Buenavista, San Carlos (Presidio)
Places: 
Orcasitas, San Miguel
Places: 
Guaymas
Places: 
Cieneguilla
Places: 
Altar, Santa Gertrudis
Places: 
Guadalajara
Places: 
Pitic
Places: 
Alamos (Real)
Places: 
San Pedro (Rio)
Places: 
Gila (Rio)
Places: 
Santa Cruz (Valle)
Places: 
Tres Alamos (Valle)
Places: 
Bac, San Xavier (Mision)
Places: 
Tubac (Presidio)
Places: 
Terrenate (Presidio)
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
Santa Cruz (Pueblo Arruinado)
Places: 
Tumacacory (Mision)
Places: 
Fronteras (Presidio)
Places: 
Altar (Presidio)
Places: 
Chiricaqui (Sierra)
Places: 
San Simon (Sierras)
Places: 
Apacheria
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Mulatos
Ethnic Groups: 
Seris
Ethnic Groups: 
Sibubapas
Ethnic Groups: 
Sobaipurys
Ethnic Groups: 
Opatas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 088 ff. 141-157
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 088 ff. 141-157
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Organized as a paper of 31 points, folio 141 is a title page, document is referred to in Croix's 1781 informe general (see thomas 1941).
Reference Number: 
8800013
Rights: 
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