Letter of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli, his draft response, and related testimony.

Serial Number
041-01085
Title
Letter of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli, his draft response, and related testimony.
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Fundidad, Jose Thomas
Date
07-08-1773
Date
08-04-1773
Documentation
Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. July 8-August 4, 1773. 11p. Letter, draft. Original, signed, copy
Summary
Concerns testimony given at Mapimi by Thomas Funidad, who escaped after being a prisoner of Indians. Includes notes on various aspects of daily life and movement of his renegade captors including; their raid on San Salvador; number of their warriors; leadership; settlement pattern; ethnic composition of band; age of members of renegade groups; plants grown; taking of horse and other hides; bison hunting; horse and Mule herds kept; use of saddles and armas Blancas y de fuego; worship of an image of our lady of sorrows; clothing; houses (Jacales of horse hide); trade with plains Indians; treatment of captives; timing of attacks; drinking of pulque; document which provides exceptional details on these topics. (J. Williams, March 1987)
Persons
Fayni, Josef
O'conor, Ugo
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
San Pedro, Conde de
Funidad, Jose Thomas
Funidad, Juan
Velasco y Restan, Andres Jose
Places
Nueva Vizcaya
Durango
Mapimi (Real)
San Salvador (Hacienda)
Alamos (Canada)
Real del Oro
Inde
Ramos (Hacienda)
Parras
Conejos (Sierra)
El Alamo (Hacienda)
Tetas de Juana
San Jose (Hacienda)
Ethnic Groups
Mulatos
Lobos
Coyotes
Neumares
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 043 ff. 192-197
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 043 ff. 192-197
Language
Spanish
Notes
See ff. 5-21 for related text, f. 193 badly bled through.
Reference Number
4300033
Rights
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