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Documents about idolatry of Indians. Governor Canaveral asks for instructions about what to do with Indians caught workshiping idols.

Serial Number: 
041-03226
Title: 
Documents about idolatry of Indians. Governor Canaveral asks for instructions about what to do with Indians caught workshiping idols.
Author(s): 
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente (Gobernador)
Date: 
09-12-1768
Date: 
10-29-1768
Documentation: 
Nayarit, Mexico. September 12, 1768-October 29, 1768. 10p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Concerns description of Indians native religious activities and their ceremonies. Objects, such as pots and arrows are used in Indians' ceremonies. Canaveral reports the seizure of Indian idols found hiden in caves and houses. Viceroy sends orders to punish idolatry of Indians with 200 whips and 10 years in prison. (M. Marroquin, April 1989)
Persons: 
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Bueno, Juan (Prisionero)
Persons: 
Nicolas, Antonio (Prisionero)
Places: 
Havana
Places: 
Izcatan
Places: 
Rosario
Places: 
Juan COnapa
Places: 
Jesus Maria
Places: 
San Francisco
Places: 
Santa Theresa
Places: 
Guaynamota
Places: 
Peyotan
Places: 
Santa Rosa
Places: 
San Juan de Ulua (Prison)
Places: 
Nayarit (Presidio)
Places: 
Guadalaxara
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 127 ff. 120-125
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 127 ff. 120-125
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
12700006
Rights: 
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