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Alonso de Leon. Auto concerning government of Indian pueblos.

Serial Number: 
300-00013
Title: 
Alonso de Leon. Auto concerning government of Indian pueblos.
Author(s): 
Leon, Alonso de
Date: 
10-29-1687
Documentation: 
San Francisco de coaguila. October 29, 1687. 3p. Auto. Original. Signed.
Summary: 
Leon notes lack of government in Tlascalteco Pueblo, or Pueblo of mission Indians of San Francisco de Coaguila, lack of vigilance against enemy Indians. Orders election of Indian officials. Lays down numerous regulations concerning Indians. Orders patrols 3 times a week- once by 4 presidial soldiers, other times by Indians themselves- to guard against hostile Indians. Mentions crews have to be assigned to clean acequias and caminos of Indian pueblos. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons: 
Leon, Alonso de (Gobernador y Capitan del Presidio de Coahuila)
Places: 
San Francisco de Coaguila (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups: 
Tlascaltecos
First Location: 
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 2054 pp. 021-023
Original Location: 
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 2054 pp. 021-023
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
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