Padre Thomas de Guadalaxara to padre provincial letter on missionary activities, Indian groups, geography.

Serial Number
040-00221
Title
Padre Thomas de Guadalaxara to padre provincial letter on missionary activities, Indian groups, geography.
Author(s)
Guadalaxara, Thomas (Fray)
Date
07-20-1677
Documentation
Triunfo de los Angeles de Matachic. July 20, 1677. Transcription
Summary
Jesuits discuss Franciscan attempt to missionize Tarahumaras along Rio Papigochic on pretext Conchos live there too, which Jesuits deny. Relates Indian unrest, dislike of Franciscans. Warns of potential uprising if Franciscans allowed to settle in area. States some Tepehuanes, similar to Jovas, live near Yepomera, but no Conchos. Considers Jovas, Tepehuanes the same. Describes geography, division Yepomera into mountain, River Barrios. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Mesa, Alonso de (Padre)
Rada, Andres de (Padre)
Valdes, Bernabe (Padre)
Basilio (Padre)
Guadalaxara, Thomas (Fray)
Places
Yepomera
Amiquipa
Ochimuri
Papigochic
Guadiana
Tehachic
Teholocachic
Temosochic
Ethnic Groups
Tarahumaras
Conchos
Hobas
Tepehuanes
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0265 pp. 0615-0624 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0026
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1887
Rights
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