Corbalan to Croix letter concerning California's request for soldiers, Indians.

Serial Number
041-02325
Title
Corbalan to Croix letter concerning California's request for soldiers, Indians.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Date
05-28-1771
Date
09-12-1771
Documentation
Pitic. May 28 - September 12, 1771. 6p. Letter. Signed. Photostat.
Summary
Notes governor of California Barri's request 30 Spaniards to serve as soldiers, establish settlements, 100 Indians from Rios Sinaloa, Fuerte, Mayo to work mines. Magistrates 3 rivers instructed to persuade, but not force, Indians to migrate to California. States many Indians Rios Sinaloa, Fuerte lost fields, cattle to flood last October, may be induced to migrate to obtain new land. (T. Sheridan, 1976)
Persons
Barri, Phelipe (Gobernador)
Corbalan, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Places
Fuerte (Rio)
Sinaloa (Rio)
Mayo (Rio)
California
Pitic
Ethnic Groups
Tapisques
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 148-151
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 148-151
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
9300030
Rights
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