Correspondence between Cancio, Cruillas, and others concerning establishment of Buenavista.

Serial Number
041-02135
Title
Correspondence between Cancio, Cruillas, and others concerning establishment of Buenavista.
Author(s)
Cancio, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
and others
Date
12-07-1759
Date
10-22-1765
Documentation
Guadalaxara. May 4, 1765. 82p. Letters. notes. Originals. Signed. Copies.
Summary
Documents deal with experiences and troubles encountered by Cancio on his trip from Mexico to Buenavista. The purpose of new presidio is to control warring Seris and Pimas. Cancio decides to travel by ship in order to reach destination promptly. Unable to travel by sea, and he continues by land. He complains of hot Weather, lack of food and water along route. He also complains of difficulties in getting people to become soldiers; and their fear of Indians. Other documents deal with lack of food, arms, and clothing for troops at Buenavista. Stated that soldiers must set good example in order to be respected by the Indians. (J. Tapia, April, 1988)
Persons
Cancio, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Villajson, Joseph
Pineda, Juan de (Teniente Coronel)
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Amarillas, Marques de las
Felix, Francisco Maria (Padre)
Leiba Carrillo, Thadeo
Llenes, Ventura de
Algarin
Roxas
Elias Gonzales, Francisco (Capitan)
Diaz del Carpo, Ignacio (Teniente)
Galindo
Portillo
Places
Guadalaxara
Buenavista, San Carlos de (Presidio)
Matanche (Puerto)
Californias (Isla)
Huaymas (Puerto)
Yac (Rio)
Nueba Galicia
Rosario
Sinaloa
Tepique
Culiacan
Alamos (Real)
Sinaloa (Villa)
Horcasitas, San Miguel de
Fuerte
HOstimuri
Pitiqui
Durango
Cedroz, San Raphael de los (Hacienda)
Tubac (Presidio)
Puebla (Obispado)
Nayoreca (Partido)
Acapulco
Sonora
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Yaques
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 086 ff. 039-080 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 086 ff. 039-080 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Blank pages
Reference Number
8600007
Rights
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