Letters from Tienda to Cruillas concerning plans to bring Indians to reducciones.

Serial Number
041-02148
Title
Letters from Tienda to Cruillas concerning plans to bring Indians to reducciones.
Author(s)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Date
04-08-1762
Date
04-14-1762
Documentation
San Miguel. April 14, 1762. 11p. Letters. Originals. Signed.
Summary
Tienda informs Cruillas of his attempt to have Pimas and Seris live peacefully and settle down. Indians are promised pardons if they obey king and accept christianity. Seris will be given land to cultivate, and Pimas will be allowed to go back to their missions. Tienda believes Indians more willing to compromise due to last campaign in which some Indians were killed. List of number of Indians killed, and mentions several rancherias were burnt down. Tienda hopes that later he will spend all energy combating Apaches. (J. Tapia, April, 1988)
Persons
Urrea (Capitan)
Elias (Capitan)
Marcors (Capitan)
Chepillo
Siaritaca, Francisco (Capitan)
Perera, Nicolas de (Padre)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Places
Fronteras (Presidio)
Opposura (Mision)
Tinuco (Paraje)
Cerro Prieto
Salinas
Ybarburo, Pilas de (Aguaje)
Cosari (Cajon)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Opatas
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 086 ff. 170-176 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 086 ff. 170-176 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Notes
Dark print
Reference Number
8600020
Rights
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