Documents about idolatry of Indians. Governor Canaveral asks for instructions about what to do with Indians caught workshiping idols.

Serial Number
041-03226
Title
Documents about idolatry of Indians. Governor Canaveral asks for instructions about what to do with Indians caught workshiping idols.
Author(s)
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente (Gobernador)
Date
09-12-1768
Date
10-29-1768
Documentation
Nayarit, Mexico. September 12, 1768-October 29, 1768. 10p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed.
Summary
Concerns description of Indians native religious activities and their ceremonies. Objects, such as pots and arrows are used in Indians' ceremonies. Canaveral reports the seizure of Indian idols found hiden in caves and houses. Viceroy sends orders to punish idolatry of Indians with 200 whips and 10 years in prison. (M. Marroquin, April 1989)
Persons
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente (Gobernador)
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Bueno, Juan (Prisionero)
Nicolas, Antonio (Prisionero)
Places
Havana
Izcatan
Rosario
Juan COnapa
Jesus Maria
San Francisco
Santa Theresa
Guaynamota
Peyotan
Santa Rosa
San Juan de Ulua (Prison)
Nayarit (Presidio)
Guadalaxara
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 127 ff. 120-125
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 127 ff. 120-125
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
12700006
Rights
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