Diario de expedicion a los rios Gila y Colorado por fray Francisco Garces

Serial Number
041-00432
Title
Diario de expedicion a los rios Gila y Colorado por fray Francisco Garces
Author(s)
Garces, Francisco (Fray)
Date
04-25-1774
Date
09-27-1774
Documentation
Tumacacori. April 25, 1774. 15p. Diary. Signed
Summary
Exploration of areas along Gila and Colorado rivers by fray Garces who affirms peoples are of same language and physical build but have become separate due to wars. Affirms Opas better at agriculture than Yumas. Describes best places to establish missions. Arrives at lagoon where Talchedunes have large settlement near Colorado River. Describes seed named equiesa which is utilized to make bread and atole. Garces sends letter to missions in New Mexico with old yabapai hoping it will arrive one day. Returns to Tubac by route used by Ansa on his way back from California. (A. Dell'aqua, 1/87)
Persons
Diaz, Juan (Fray)
Sadecoche (Head of Telehedunas)
Anza, Juan Baptista de
Bonilla, Antonio
Garces, Francisco (Fray)
Places
Ipanoitac, San Simon Judas de
Nuevo Mexico
Monterrey
San Hermenegildo
San Sebastian
Santa Anna
Tucabi
Tugson
Cubavi
Gila (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Opas
Yumas
Pimas
Hifonas ?
Atoguis
Talehedunas?
Yabipais
Apaches
Gilenos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 023 ff. 358-365
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 023 ff. 358-365
Language
Spanish
Notes
See ff. 0241-0357
Reference Number
2300026
Rights
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