Correspondence of governor Fayni and viceroy Bucareli with related testimony by Peralta

Serial Number
041-01110
Title
Correspondence of governor Fayni and viceroy Bucareli with related testimony by Peralta
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Peralta, Fernandez
Date
12-03-1774
Date
12-21-1774
Documentation
Mexico/Durango. December 3 and 21, 1774. 42p. Letter, draft. Original, signed copy (of testimony)
Summary
Concerns discovery of a group of Apostate (traditional) Tarahumaras; who are raiding in area of long inactive presidio of Santa Catalina (whose vecinos que Llama Soldados de presidio de Santa Catarina); includes notes on old strategic role of post in war with Tepehuanes; copies of testimony by Esparza, Nevares, Corral, and Garcia on crimes Indians have undertaken in area; list of items pillaged; encounters with Santa Catarina defense force; locales inhabited by renegades; moonlight assault on village of bandit Indians by Spaniards; capture of Indians; Indian tactics; Indian insolence; and a description of their camp; also; list of Fayni's military awards and titles is included. (J. Williams, March 1987)
Persons
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
O'Conor, Hugo
Esparra, Marcelino
Vargues, Juan
Valenzuela, Francisco Xavier
Fernandez de Peralta, Martin Cayetano
Estamislao Saenz de Goya, Juan (Capitan)
Bautista, Juan (Indio)
Rafael Casillas, Pedro Parcacio
Brun, Andres
Castillo, Juan Francisco
Los Dolres, Mari de (India)
Manuel, Jose (Indio)
Jose Marcial (Indio)
Soledad, Maria de la (India)
Joaquin (Indio)
Herrera, Francisco
Corral, Manuel
Corral, Juan
Garcia, Luis Maria
Errrera, Francisco Xavier
Nevares, Jose Nicolas
Places
Durango
Santiago Papasquiaro (Valle)
Santa Catarina (Presidio)
Sierra de los Reyes
Santa Catalina (Presidio)
Candela (Sierra)
Nueva Vizcaya (Reino)
Nonoava (Pueblo)
San Borja (Pueblo)
Santa Cruz (Senal)
Tonichi (Pueblo)
Valerio, Santa Cruz (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Taraumaras
Tepehuanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 043 ff. 291-311
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 043 ff. 291-311
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 304 included twice, out of order
Reference Number
4300058
Rights
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