Corbalan to Croix (official reply, Mexico, 10/25/1771/ letter concerning Indian payment church tithes.

Serial Number
041-02357
Title
Corbalan to Croix (official reply, Mexico, 10/25/1771/ letter concerning Indian payment church tithes.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Virrey (?)
Date
09-24-1771
Date
10-25-1771
Documentation
Alamos. September 24 - October 25, 1771. 10p. Letter. Signed. Photostat.
Summary
Corbalan warns that forcing Indians to pay church tithes may disturb the good harmony and peace area. Croix's successor (Bucareli) says tithe not to be required from Indians until matter discussed with king. (incomplete document, N.P., N.d., in Corbalan's handwriting asks Opatas to be relieved tithe, obligation to sow community fields, because of hardships due to Apache attack. (T. Sheridan, 1976)
Persons
Croix, Marques de
Bucareli
Croix, Teodoro de
Corbalan, Pedro
Places
Batuco
Yaqui (Hiaqui)
Alamos
Durango
Ethnic Groups
Opatas
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 324-328
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 324-328
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
9300062
Rights
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