Correspondence concerning military and religious corruption in Nueva Vizcaya

Serial Number
041-02473
Title
Correspondence concerning military and religious corruption in Nueva Vizcaya
Author(s)
Cuellar, Lope de
Virrey (?)
Cadaval, Manuel
Date
01-25-1768
Date
04-11-1768
Documentation
Chiguagua, Tubars, San Miguel. January 25, 1768-April 11, 1768. 110p. Letters.
Summary
Correspondence concerning complaints by Cuellar of disobedience of Alcalde mayor of Batopilas regarding appointment of Indian governors and generals; also about abuses committed by Jesuits against Indians, taking their land and cattle (letters by Cadaval and Nicolas confirming this point). Cuellar petitions to leave his office after conclusion of war due to civil and religious corruption in Nueva Vizcaya. Mention of importance of distributing cattle among mew inhabitants of frontiers, also mention of importance of buffer zones in war against enemies. (M. Vasquez, June 1988)
Persons
Cuellar, Lope de (Capitan)
Cadaval, Manuel (Misionero)
Nicolas (General)
Munoz, Manuel de
Ybieta, Juan de
Abila, Juan de (Teniente)
Orquido, Manuel
Cuellar, Francisco (Subteniente)
Places
Tubares, San Miguel
Parral
Parras
Tarahumara
Tepehuana
Durango
Satebo (Mision)
San Ignacio
Botopilas
Chiguagua
Ethnic Groups
Tarahumaras
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 098 ff. 218-263
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 098 ff. 218-263
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document on ff. 218-221 out of order. Ff. 226 repeated twice. Ff.232 repeated twice. Document on ff.231 continues on ff. 233. Appears in PI guide as exp. 1
Reference Number
9800006
Rights
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