Letter of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli and draft response

Serial Number
041-01095
Title
Letter of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli and draft response
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Date
11-06-1773
Date
11-24-1773
Documentation
Mexico, Durango. November 6, 24, 1773. 6p. Letter, draft. Original, signed
Summary
Concerns Fayni's recent visit of inspection to frontier; he comments on conditions of militias and auxiliaries found at various towns, cities and haciendas; notes many isolated places; hardship of military service for frontiersmen; difficulty of reporting on operations; notes illiteracy of frontiersmen hombres rusticos que ni saben leer, ni son capazes de guardar semejante forma. (J. Williams, March 1987)
Persons
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Fayni, Josef
Bucarlei y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Fayni, Joseph
Places
Nueva Vizcaya
Parras
Saltillo
Durango
Mexico
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 043 ff. 224-226
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 043 ff. 224-226
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
4300043
Rights
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