Correspondence concerning missions along Rio Grande

Serial Number
041-00717
Title
Correspondence concerning missions along Rio Grande
Author(s)
Aguirre, Buenaventura de (Capitan)
Garcia, Joseph (Fray)
Date
06-02-1704
Documentation
San Juan Bautista. June 2, 1704. 16pp. Letters. Informe. Despacho. Signed.
Summary
Letters from Buenaventura de Aguirre and fray Joseph Garcia describing hardships experienced by inhabitants of missions along Rio Grande, and humbly beseeching viceroy to send desperately needed supplies to these missions. Fiscal's notes mention dictamen of junta general forbidding founding of new missions due to high cost of maintaining them. Also, pronouncements of junta general in response to these requests. (J. H. Ochs, April, 1987)
Persons
Buenaventura de Aguirre (Capitan)
Salazar, Diego de (Fray)
San Miguel, Phelipe
Ramon, Diego (Sargento Mayor)
Garsia, Joseph (Fray)
Espinosa Ocampo y Cornejo, Joseph Antonio (Fiscal)
Calderon de la Barca, Miguel (Oidor)
Urrutia, Joseph de
Escalante y Mendoza, Juan de (Oidor)
Valenzuela Venegas, Francisco (Oidor)
Luna, Joseph de (Oidor)
Uribe y Casttejon, Joaquin de (Oidor)
Abellafuertes, Alonso de
Pardo de Lago, Andres
Lizarraga, Andres de
Deza y Ulloa, Antonio de
Fernandez Canal, Joseph
Places
Rio Grande del Norte
Xalisco (Provincia)
San Antonio (Mision)
Jesus, Santo Nombre de (Mision)
Santiago (Mision)
Bautista, San Juan (Mision)
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (Colegio)
Coaguila (Provincia)
Potosi, San Luis (Ciudad)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 028 ff. 243-251
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 028 ff. 243-251
Language
Spanish
Notes
Extensive notes by fiscal dated 07/14-18/1704. Buenaventura de Aguirre's letter difficult to read due to poor penmanship
Reference Number
2800059
Rights
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