Correspondence between Canaveral and the viceroy regarding strategy to control Indians in Nayarit, who workship idols

Serial Number
041-03229
Title
Correspondence between Canaveral and the viceroy regarding strategy to control Indians in Nayarit, who workship idols
Author(s)
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente (Gobernador)
Date
01-31-1769
Date
07-21-1769
Documentation
Nayarit. January 31, 1769-July 21, 1769. 32p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed.
Summary
Concerns letter from Canaveral to viceroy explaining a whole strategy to accomplish Indians reduction. For this the governor suggests distributing land in Santa Gertrudis, where conditions are good for that purpose, in spite of cold Weather. Plan includes reorganization of presidios and authority in Nayarit (more personnel, new salaries, more supplies etc). Letter describes inaccessible conditions of Nayarit, stubborness of Indians who workship idols and progress being made in their reduction to the crown. Political reorganization of alcaldias in the area is also suggested. (M. Marroquin, April 1989)
Persons
Canaveral Ponce de Leon, Vicente (Gobernador)
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Amarillas, Marquez de (Virrey)
Places
Santa Theresa (Pueblo)
Tonati (Mesa)
Nayarit (Presidio)
San Miguel (Rancho)
Santa Gertrudis (Pueblo)
Colotlan
Bolanos
Santa Maria (Pueblo)
Guaynamota (Pueblo)
Guajuquilla (Pueblo)
San Andres (Pueblo)
San Sebastian (Pueblo)
Cuyutan (Pueblo)
Acaponeta (Alcaldia)
Santa Fe (Alcaldia)
San Diego (Alcaldia)
Paramita (Puesto)
Zacatecas
Mezquitic (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Guicholes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 127 ff. 160-176
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 127 ff. 160-176
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
12700009
Rights
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