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Correspondence concerning establishment of mission for pinto Indians.

Serial Number: 
041-05045
Title: 
Correspondence concerning establishment of mission for pinto Indians.
Author(s): 
Posada, (Fiscal)
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1769
Date: 
11-02-1800
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. February 2, 1792-November 2, 1800. 96p. Letters, lists. Signed, unsigned, originals, copies.
Summary: 
Correspondence spanning several years concerning establishment of new mission for mistreated Pinto Indians, entailing selection of 'ministro,' lengthy discussion of costs, problems involved; cost of 'ministro'S' transportation to Palmitos covered by government, he and other fray express need for generous financial assistance to establish mission, Argue that hungry Indians not receptive to religious education, also request 'vasos sagrados y ornamentos'; discussion of need for sacred objects continues throughout correspondence, speculation that objects from previous mission still at Helguera, 'ministro' permitted to remain at colegio Apostolico until matter solved; action stymied for year or so until found that sacred objects no longer at Helguera, purchase of new objects ordered, Pintos move to mission and substitute 'ministro' assigned, governor requests that Pintos receive supplies of corn, rice, several Head of cattle, etc., in order to establish and sustain themselves until harvest; list of 'utensilios de Campo' (folio 97), itemized list, including costs, of 'utensilios' and sacred objects (folios 100-101); drought in region (1795) threatening crops planted by Indians, request by governor for additional cattle, staples to sustain Pintos till harvest. (L. Kerr, December 1988)
Persons: 
Posada (Fiscal)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo (Virrey)
Persons: 
Zubia, Joseph (Fray)
Persons: 
Perales, Pedro (Fray)
Persons: 
Aranda, Juan de
Persons: 
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Persons: 
Garcia, Jose David (Fray)
Persons: 
Castello, Juan Baptista (Fray)
Persons: 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Gutierrez, Luis
Persons: 
Monterde
Persons: 
Garrido, Sebastian (Fray)
Persons: 
Puertollano, Ysidoro de (Fray)
Persons: 
Pilar, Pasqual del (Fray)
Persons: 
Marquina, Felix Berenguer de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Ballesteros, Juan de (Fray)
Persons: 
Bennaven, Vicente (Teniente)
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Places: 
Pachuca
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Places: 
Zacatecas
Places: 
Santander (Villa)
Places: 
Coahuila (Misiones)
Places: 
Palmitos (Paraje)
Places: 
Rosario (Mision)
Places: 
Pachuca (Colegio Apostolico)
Places: 
Californias
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Helguera (Sinodo) (Mision)
Places: 
San Vicente (Mision)
Places: 
Presas del Rey
Places: 
San Fernando (Villa)
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Palmitos, San Francisco de Helguera (Mision)
Places: 
Lievana, Santo Toribio (Mision)
Ethnic Groups: 
Pintos
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 229 ff. 060-108 exp.1
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 229 ff. 060-108 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Some margins cut, appears as expediente 3 in indice del ramo, documents grouped but not in 'expediente.'
Reference Number: 
22900004
Rights: 
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