Gobernador Diego de Velasco al rey. Carta sobre misiones de Durango y el norte.

Serial Number
030-00039
Title
Gobernador Diego de Velasco al rey. Carta sobre misiones de Durango y el norte.
Author(s)
Velasco, Diego de
Date
04-08-1598
Documentation
Durango. April 8, 1598. Mf. Of transc.
Summary
Letter is a brief but useful report on religious activities in durago and north. The governor asks for a bishop to be appointed because of the large numbers of new converts. Interesting remarks on the need to force non-tributary paying Indians to help fund religious activities. Pacification is gradually spreading. Complains of problems with colonists who brutalize and exort the natives. (J. Grusin) (1975)
Persons
Velasco, Diego de
Places
Durango
Sinaloa
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-A-15 Pastells Col. V. 002, p. 211-215
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0028(66-6-17)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. V. 002, p. 211-215 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 0038 V. 002, p. 211-215
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1091
Rights
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