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Correspondence between Bonavia and virrey concerning gileno runaways.

Serial Number: 
041-05286
Title: 
Correspondence between Bonavia and virrey concerning gileno runaways.
Author(s): 
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Callejas, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Date: 
01-06-1816
Date: 
04-27-1816
Documentation: 
Durango, Mexico. January 6 - April 27, 1816. 10p. Letters. Signed, copies.
Summary: 
Series letters between Bonavia and virrey concerning arrival in Chihuahua of Jose Antonio Montes, an Gileno Indian, soliciting position as comandante of Gilenos at any frontier presidio. It is finally determined that Montes and his two women companions are runaways from their Spanish adoptive families. Includes interesting account of Montes' prior work history in service of Spanish. (A. Tukey, August 1988)
Persons: 
Montes, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Calleja, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Persons: 
Benavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Montes, Mariano
Persons: 
Munos, Ygnacio
Persons: 
Elguea, Francisco Manuel de
Persons: 
Garcia de Texada, Antonio
Persons: 
Velasco, Francisco
Places: 
Chihuahua
Places: 
Satillo
Places: 
San Geronimo (Presidio)
Places: 
San Eleazario
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
Alamos
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Conchos (Cuartel)
Ethnic Groups: 
Gilenos
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 012-018 exp. 2
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 012-018 exp. 2
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
23900003
Rights: 
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