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Indians (Religious-Christian)

Senor comandante general=por ser de Suma importancia que las naciones barbaras se aficionen...

Author(s): 
Merino, Manuel
Author(s): 
Navarro, Galindo
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
05-26-1777
Documentation: 
Provincias Internas de occidente. November 11, 1787-January 17, 1792. 74p. (Approx). Letters, cuentas. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.

Correspondence concerning 'reduccion' of pintos to 'mision del Helguera.'

Author(s): 
Bisuete, Joseph Mariano (Fray)
Author(s): 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Author(s): 
Posada (Fiscal)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1768
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. May 18, 1791-February 16, 1792. 58p. Letters, informes. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.
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sobre eleccion de govierno politico y militar en la taraumara y de ests empleo y del ayudante inspector del presidio.

Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date: 
02-12-1790
Documentation: 
Chihuagua, Mexico. February 12, 1790 - May 11, 1790. 32pp. Approximate letters. Originals. Bring tranquility to territories of taraumara and Tepehuanes is to establish a political and military government, contacted Borica in order to be oriented with the relevant orders and regulations associated with government establishment, should send a party of 100 men to visit area inorder to assemble indians and apprehend malefactors, party will be under command of Bautista de elquezabal; virrey conde sanctions suggestion above puts emphasis on reduction and asks that possible ties to Apaches be investigated; informs that intendent diaz will appoint jueces territoriales to area and that formalization of government establishment will take 6-7 months; likely candidate for governorship is Borica, talks of vacancy by his possible appointment, mentions Gutierrez de la cueva and furaos as other military service record of dias and seniority which due to administrative error has not properly been claculated, asks intercession of conde in this matter; Ugarte y Loyola outlines military service records of Borica, Gutierrez de la cueva, and fueros, recommends Borica due to his knowledge of area and its indians as evidenced by his visita to area; the three (candidates for position left vacant ayudante inspector) by Bautista de elquezabal, Ugarte favors Cordero; virrey conde receives candidate lists for both positions, will recommend Gutierrez de la cueva and will take action to correct seniority situation of dias. (O. Velez, March 1989)

Correspondencia de milicias arregladas.

Author(s): 
Unsigned
Date: 
04-01-1792
Documentation: 
Orizava. April 1, 1792 - ?. 14pp. Approximate letters/ summaries. Originals.

sobre medios para extraer los indios gentiles que havitan en las barrancas de la Sierra Madre

Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Author(s): 
Borica, Diego de
Author(s): 
Rouset de Jesus, Francisco
Author(s): 
Nava, Pedro de
Date: 
11-17-1791
Documentation: 
Chihuahua, tecorichi, Mexico, monteverde. November 17, 1791 - October 29, 1792. 34p. Approximate. Letters, noticias de misiones. Originals, copies.

Letters from above authors concerning the establishment of the mission at Basanopa first in this series begins with numero 107.

Author(s): 
Merino, Manuel
Author(s): 
Nava, Pedro de
Author(s): 
Puertollano, Ysidoro de (Padre)
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Author(s): 
Lorenzo, Estevan (Obispo de Durango)
Date: 
07-12-1791
Documentation: 
Chihuagua/Mexico/Monterey/aripe. July 12, 1792 - November 28, 1792. 44p. Approximate letters. Originals/copies. Surrounding communities of the San Xavier mission of baborigame and how the indians are not receiving the proper religious instruction because the priest has so far to travel and a recommendation that another mission be established under same synod; gives population statistics; recommendation of Borica that mission be established in basanopa and have under its jurisdiction the communities of tohallana, cinco llagas, and tenoriba, gives distances from the existing mission of all the communities; sealed letter that gives sanction to the plans for mission establishment, urges nava to keep conde informed on developments; the sum of 390 pesos associated with the annual synod payment and relating this information to the junta superior; the fiscales of the junta superior signing of a letter approving sum of 390 pesos for establishment of mission; letter of the real hazienda taking note of the letter of the junta superior; request for the involvement and cooperation of obispo of Durango in this project; cone's order to have the intendente of area give nava the 390 pesos for the annual synod and also the request made to obispo de Durango that he cooperate with nava in this establishment; letter to intendente requesting the 390 pesos; bishop of Durango's concern that mission in question May not be operational due to lack of priests or religious personnel, mentions various orders like the colegio de Zacatecas, recoleccion de San Diego, and colegio religiosos fransiscos recolectos de pachuca, the latter the only one capable of providing personnel but problematic since they provide personnel to the entire area known as the frontera, notes that he currently has 19 religious establishments (missions and presidios) without the necessary personnel to man them; letter written by conde outlining needs and requests of the bishop in previous letter addressed to el fiscal de la real hazienda; letter sent to puertollano complying with request to inform him as to how many people he May have available for bishop's use, advises him that document signed in Madrid prohibits him from sending out additional personnel for the purpose of servicio de doctrinas, curatos and others related to conversiones and reducciones, gives number of priests under his command and describes demands made on such a small group, informs conde that he has sent out 5 misioneros to him and that unless he is allowed to recruit priests from europe he will not be able to meet the needs of both the bishops of Durango and linares; sealed letter by merino advising him of above letter and the prohibition of using the 5 religiosos mentioned earlier for curatos y doctrinas; letter from conde to obispo de Durango telling him what the response has been to the request made of puertollano; transmittal of information to puertollano on the use of the 5 religiosos he has provided lorenzo; nava's informing virrey that he will begin with the establishment of the mission on his return from vizcaya. (O. Velez, February 1989)
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