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Gonzales de Santianes to virrey re: state of missions in Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number: 
041-03461
Title: 
Gonzales de Santianes to virrey re: state of missions in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s): 
Gonzales de Santianes, Vizente
Author(s): 
Gorraez, Joseph de (Secretario) Satander.
Date: 
02-09-1774
Date: 
12-15-1774
Documentation: 
San Luis Potosi, Mexico. February 9, 1774 - December 15, 1774. 32p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary: 
Testimonies on state of missions in Nuevo Santander provide of Indians at mission and identification of their ethnic group, number of Indians christianized, inventory of livestock, political offices held by Indians, amount of land owned, description of agricultural production, quality of soil, rainfall or irrigation specified. Mention of group of Sierra tamualipan Vieja, mention of Mesquites' participation in dances, Mitotes, drinking, and Peyote use, and also past harmful behavior before making peace. Robbery by several Indian groups. Discussion of need for more soldiers to punish Indians who stray from towns and missions. Possibilities of use of cotton and sugar Cane. Also provides information of number of soldiers stationed at missions, military expenses for salaries and supplies, sinodo expenses, and commercial endeavors such as sale of hides. (L. L. Woodward, may 1989)
Persons: 
Gorraez, Joseph de (Secretario)
Persons: 
Gonzales de Santianes, Vizente
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Persons: 
Chilatoque (Capitancillo)
Places: 
Alcantara de Aguayo, San Pedro de (Mision)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Tula, San Antonio de (Mision)
Places: 
Palmillas, Nuestra Senora de las Nieves de (Mision)
Places: 
Taumabe, Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion de (Mision)
Places: 
Santa Barbara, Nuestra Senora de Ipollo de (Mision)
Places: 
Tamaulipan Vieja (Sierra)
Places: 
Villanueva de Croix, San Rafael de (Mision)
Places: 
Llera, la Divina Pastora de (Mision)
Places: 
Horcasitas, San Francisco Xavier de (Mision)
Places: 
Altamira, San Juan Capistrano de (Mision)
Places: 
Guemes, Santo Thoribio de (Mision)
Places: 
Padilla, San Antonio de (Mision)
Places: 
Purificaron (Rio)
Places: 
Palmitos, San Nepomuceno de (Mision)
Places: 
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Places: 
Santillana
Places: 
Soto la Marina, Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion de (Mision)
Places: 
Tamaulipa Nueva (Mision)
Places: 
San Carlos (Mision)
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Cruillas (Mision)
Places: 
Burgos, Nuestra Senora de Loreto de (Mision)
Places: 
Hoyos, Santo Domingo de (Mision)
Places: 
San Fernando
Places: 
Norte (Cordillera)
Places: 
San Fernando, Nuestra Senora de Rosario de (Mision)
Places: 
Reynosa, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Mision)
Places: 
Camargo, Senora Santa Anna de (Mision)
Places: 
Mier (Mision)
Places: 
Rebilla (Mision)
Places: 
Ribagigedo, San Ignacio de (Mision)
Places: 
Laredo, San Augustin de (Mision)
Places: 
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de
Places: 
Huelguera, Nepomuseno de (Mision)
Places: 
San Juan (Rio)
Places: 
Santo Avito
Places: 
Aguayo
Places: 
Escandon (Mision)
Places: 
Pilon (Rio)
Places: 
Sierra Madre
Places: 
Cantaro (Mision)
Ethnic Groups: 
Pames
Ethnic Groups: 
Pizones
Ethnic Groups: 
Panguayes
Ethnic Groups: 
Pasitas
Ethnic Groups: 
Mesquites
Ethnic Groups: 
Damiches
Ethnic Groups: 
Bocas Prietas
Ethnic Groups: 
Santiagos
Ethnic Groups: 
Aracabes
Ethnic Groups: 
Pintos
Ethnic Groups: 
Tlaxcalteros
Ethnic Groups: 
Pitayas
Ethnic Groups: 
Tunas
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescales
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 138 ff. 001-016 exp. 11
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 138 ff. 001-016 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folio 1 blurry lower right-hand side; Volume foliated within expediente; multiple copies.
Reference Number: 
13800012
Rights: 
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