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Documents concerning bishop of Durango's dealings with government and military leaders.

Author(s): 
Velasco, Francisco
Author(s): 
Avilar, Antonio
Date: 
07-28-1817
Documentation: 
Durango. July 28 to 31, 1817. 92p. Letters. Unsigned, transcribed.
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Correspondence re: permission for two soldiers and one capitan to go to capital.

Author(s): 
Herrera, Simon de
Author(s): 
Urresti, Francisco Xavier de (Capitan)
Author(s): 
virrey
Date: 
08-05-1799
Documentation: 
Monterrey. August 5 - September 9, 1799. 8p. Letter. Original, signed, unsigned.
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Instruccion que devera seguir Pedro vial, destinado a abrir comunicacion directa con nuestros establecimientos de los irinueces situados en las margenes del rio misuri y dependiente del gobierno de la provincia de la Luisiana.

Author(s): 
Concha, Fernando de la (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Vial, Pedro
Author(s): 
Cabrera, Antonio de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
05-21-1792
Documentation: 
San Fe, Chiguagua, ilinoa. May 21, 1792, May 22, 1793. 58p. Letters, informes. Copies.
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Correspondence concerning request by surgeon Ramirez for financial assistance.

Author(s): 
Ramirez, Nicolas
Author(s): 
Hijosa, Francisco
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-07-1789
Documentation: 
San Blas. July 23, 1795 to December 8, 1795. 18p. Letters. Infomes. Drafts. Originals. Signed. Copies.
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Correspondence concerning the transfer of monterde back to Spain.

Author(s): 
Monterde, Jose Maria de (Contador)
Author(s): 
Herrera y Cruzart, Francisco de
Author(s): 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-07-1789
Documentation: 
San Blas/Veracruz/Guadalaxara. February 5, 1795- August 23,1795. 8op. Letters. Informes. Drafts. Originals. Signed. Copies.
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visita de la jurisdiccion del oro con que dio cuenta el comisionado, y se remitio al senor comandante general don Pedro de Nava ....

Author(s): 
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Author(s): 
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date: 
02-06-1791
Documentation: 
Mexico, estancia de rio florido, Chihuahua. February 16, 1791 - September 18, 1792. 30pp. Approximate. Letters. Originals, copies. Being abstacted here; submittal of the diario de comision and quaderno by Borica; resumption of visita throughout Nueva Vizcaya by Borica in accordance with orders received by Revilla gigedo despite the deterioration of the horses with one of the primary purposes of checking the abuse of indians within the mission system; diario de comision written for visita mentioned above; suspension of Borica's visita due to the rainy season in the remaining jurisdictions to be inspected, decision made to wait so that a proper inspection can be made, delaying the submittal of the recommendations made for the jurisdictions already inspected until entire visita conducted, no incidences of fugitive missions in areas visited so far, problems have emerged on use of indians by jueces and misioneros without remuneration and also in the administration of justice system; Borica fulfilling the duties of ayudante inspector in the villa where he is located until the rainy season passes; content of Borica's visits which include information on Spanish and indian populations, haciendas and ranches, pardon of 4 prisoners sentenced to death, 6 thieves, aprehension of various delinquents and fugitive indians from the missions and their rehabilitation, population figures for indians and comments on their activities and unjust use of their labour in agriculture performed for others, remedied this last situation, prohibited the continuation of having indians punished by judges and stimulatd them to respect ministers and apply themselves to the christian religion, inspected archives of the ruling bodies of the 24 jurisdictions for their improvement and coordination, in each pueblo a file established during visita noting number of indians in each, local circumstances, language spoken, character, property owned collectively and individually, pressures they felt and what Borica did to alleviate these, the fact that other measures still need to be implemented, advises haste on the latter, nava seeks virrey's guidance on measures still to be implemented; sealed letter from virrey conde de Revilla gigedo to the fiscal de lo civil summarizing the activities and correspondence associated with Borica's visita as has been done above; acknowledgement made by virrey of correspondence from nava on subject of Borica's visits. (O. Velez, March 1989)

Letters between virrey Conde de Revilla Gigedo, Lorenzo, and Puertollano discussing the developments in Nuevo Santander and the reassignment of religious personnel first in this series begins with recivi el oficio.

Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Lorenzo, Estevan (Obispo de Durango)
Author(s): 
Puertollano, Ysidoro de (Padre)
Date: 
02-16-1793
Documentation: 
Colegio apostolico de pachuca, Mexico. February 16, 1793 - April 1, 1793. 22p. Approximate letters. Originals, copies. General command of Provincias Internas under authority of nava and which will now incorporate the virreynato de la peninsula de California, el nuevo reyno de leon y colonia del Nuevo Santander, puertollano's acknowledgement to make any adjustments in running of his missions if necessary, death of bisuete and illness of two other priests, founding of mission de helguera, informs that puertollano is seeking license to go to Spain to recruit 40 priests due to personnel shortage; sealed letter expressing puertollano's desire to avail himself from earlier commitment of sending 5 religiosos to Durango; puertollano stating that the death of bisute and the illness of two other priests is the reason that he seeks to redirect the 5 religiosos from Durango to tamauplia oriental, comments on the deteriorating condition of the mission Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe due to the death and illnesses mentioned and similar complaints lodged by the missions of san Jose and Coahuila as justification for his desire to redirect religious personnel; virrey informing nava on the developments mentioned above and tells him that he has communicated the same to the bishop of Durango; acknowledgement of Lorenzo of developments that will not permit 5 religiosos that he was supposed to receive from the colegio apostolico de pachuca from aiding him; virrey approving lorenzo' request for license to go to Spain to recruit personnel. (O. Velez, March 1989)
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Rafael Baca pidiendo pasaporte y algun Socorro para restituirse a su destino respecto a haver venido custodiando los benados que traxo d. Francisco Trebol para el rey.

Author(s): 
Baca, Rafael
Date: 
09-10-1780
Documentation: 
Mexico. September 10-14, 1780. 8p. Letters. Originals, signed.
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