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Proyecto para la paz y sosiego de todas las Provincias Internas y principalmente de la Sonora, formado por fray Nunez misionero en el rio Mayo provincia de Ostimuri.

Author(s): 
Nunez, Angel Antonio (Fray)
Date: 
00-00-1769
Documentation: 
Nabajoa, rio de mayo. July 1 - September 15, 1786. 18p. Letters. Originals, signed. An annual contribution of 4 pesos by each indian family; that indians form their own parishes and pay indian and Spanish religious personnel, lists suggested salaries for various personnel; that they pay 30 Spanish residents (who must be married and will populate area) to serve as defense militia; that a system of community livestock be developed (provides prices of various species); that each indian own land and pay a percentage to the church; and that funds be set aside for the king, for hospitals, and to support livestock raising. Nunez writes of Galvez' merits. Description with map of rio Mayo area, including description of clothing worn by indians, and agricultural activities. Estimates a population of 2,000 indian families living in the rio Mayo area (maybe 6,000 souls). (L. L. Woodward, August 1989)

Correspondence related to court case against Gaspar.

Author(s): 
Thobar, Francisco de (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Crespo, Francisco Antonio (Teniente Coronel)(Gobernador)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
08-29-1775
Documentation: 
Terrenate, Horcasitas. Agu. 29, 1775 - March 26, 1776. 30p. Auto, letter. Original, signed.
General Subjects: 

Correspondence re: charges brought against various Indians.

Author(s): 
Crespo, Francisco Antonio (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Urrea, Bernardo de (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-15-1775
Documentation: 
Orcasitas, others. December 15, 1775 - March 13, 1776. 66p. Letter, auto, testimonio. Original, copy, signed.

Documents concerning purchase of, payment for supplies for Bacoachi Apaches.

Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Gomez, Thomas
Author(s): 
Bazo, Jose
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
07-23-1787
Documentation: 
Bacoachi, Arispe. July 23 to December 22, 1787. 42p. Informes, letters. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Documents concerning purchase of clothing, rations for Bacoachi Apaches.

Author(s): 
Leon, Manuel de
Author(s): 
Corbalan, Pedro (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Perez, Josef
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-29-1786
Documentation: 
Arispe. December 29, 1786 to October 27, 1787. 84p. Letters, informes. Signed.
General Subjects: 

Soldier Juan Salcido is charged with second desertion

Author(s): 
Azarte, Jose
Author(s): 
Carrasco, Francisco
Author(s): 
Reyes, Jose
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
11-22-1814
Documentation: 
San Buenaventura-Mexico. November 22, 1814-June 21, 1820. 26p. Copies. Originals. Signed. Letters.
General Subjects: