Request and report on new methods of spiritual and temporal governing of missions of province and related correspondence

Serial Number
041-01084
Title
Request and report on new methods of spiritual and temporal governing of missions of province and related correspondence
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Urusa, Antonio Maria
Arespacoachaga, Josef
Soior Zano, Anttonio
Date
05-01-1773
Date
07-12-1773
Documentation
Mexico, Durango. May 1, July 12, 1773. 85p. Informe, draft. Original, copy
Summary
Very detailed report on current condition of missions of Nueva Vizcaya, and new political regime being implemented for their governing; includes notes on doctrinas and missions; religious services rendered to Indians; conduct of missionaries; crops grown; application of civil laws; various community rights; economic conditions; record keeping related to livestock, people etc.; apostates; immorality of Indians; idolatry and its relation to crimes; places apostates inhabit; settlement dispersal in province; congregation of Indians in select reducciones; passport for Indian travel; work of Indians outside missions; care required to prevent desertion of mission Indians; learning of trades; continued hunting and gathering; work of women; various kinds of contamination by outsiders; housing descriptions of mission and non-mission Indians; irrigation; household furnishings; Indian Christian customs; failure to fully acculturate; Indian custom of eating horses; diseases; work at mines; cessation of custom of having yndios de mita in forced repartamiento labor; vagabondage; Spanish language instruction; cesarean medical operation; desertion; pulque consumption; disease resulting in depopulation. (J. Williams, March 1987)
Persons
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Frey)
Quiroga, Basco
Phelipe Tercero (Rey)
Croix, Marques de
Felix (Indio)
Luca (Indio)
Manco, Ignacio (Hechicero)
Florentina (Hechicera)
Viexa, Juan (Indio)
Xavier (Governador del Pueblo de Concepcion) Arespacochaga, Josef
Arriola, Diego Francisco (Indio)
Soior Zano, Anttonio
Places
Canatlan (Pueblo)
Nueva Vizcaya
Mexico
Durango
Sierra Madre
Sinaloa
Michoacan
Analco, San Juan
Nueva Galicia
Jalisco
Aranjuez
Batolipas
Tubares (Pueblos de)
Tubares, San Ygnacio (Pueblo)
Tubares, Concepcion (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Taraumares
Tepehuanes Altos
Tepehuanes
Negros
Mulatos
Lobos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 043 ff. 148-190
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 043 ff. 148-190
Language
Spanish
Notes
Marked expediente 2,organized as paper of points, includes letter copied into report by various earlier colonial officials (including marques de Croix and borbolla), out of order, consists of 69 numbered paragraphs.
Reference Number
4300032
Rights
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