Vice provincial Juan Antonio de Oviedo. Carta/informe.

Serial Number
040-00544
Title
Vice provincial Juan Antonio de Oviedo. Carta/informe.
Author(s)
Oviedo, Juan Antonio de (Vice Provincial)
Date
08-13-1747
Documentation
Mexico. August 13, 1747. 10p. Letter. Informe. Original. Signed.
Summary
An extremely important letter from the Jesuit Father provincial de Oviedo to viceroy and auditor de guerra marques de Altamira in which he presents an analysis of the Indian problems in the north- particularly the Apache incursions and outlines a grand strategy for expansion and founding of a new presidio in the Gila, Colorado River area. Additional comments are made concerning difficulties of military logistics, Apache tactics, etc. And ends with comments on the civilian politics of the provinces and recommends that a visitador be sent to clear up divisions and reorganize the administration. (D. Deeds) (1977)
Persons
Oviedo, Juan Antonio de
Altamira, Marques de
Balthasar, Juan Antonio
Ansa, Juan Baptista de
Esisagochea, Martin de (Obispo)
Places
Sonora (Provincia)
Sinaloa
Fronteras
Terrenate
Janos
del Norte
Pitiqui
Colorado (Rio)
Xila
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Hiaquis
Mayos
Ceris (Seris)
Tepocas
Pimas
Comaricopas
Mo
First Location
AZTM, AGN., Mexico. Inquis. Leg. 1282 pp. 339-343
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Inquisicion, Leg. 1282 ff. 339-343
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4805
Rights
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