Gonzales de Santianes to virrey re: state of missions in Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number
041-03461
Title
Gonzales de Santianes to virrey re: state of missions in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s)
Gonzales de Santianes, Vizente
Gorraez, Joseph de (Secretario) Satander.
Date
02-09-1774
Date
12-15-1774
Documentation
San Luis Potosi, Mexico. February 9, 1774 - December 15, 1774. 32p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Testimonies on state of missions in Nuevo Santander provide of Indians at mission and identification of their ethnic group, number of Indians christianized, inventory of livestock, political offices held by Indians, amount of land owned, description of agricultural production, quality of soil, rainfall or irrigation specified. Mention of group of Sierra tamualipan Vieja, mention of Mesquites' participation in dances, Mitotes, drinking, and Peyote use, and also past harmful behavior before making peace. Robbery by several Indian groups. Discussion of need for more soldiers to punish Indians who stray from towns and missions. Possibilities of use of cotton and sugar Cane. Also provides information of number of soldiers stationed at missions, military expenses for salaries and supplies, sinodo expenses, and commercial endeavors such as sale of hides. (L. L. Woodward, may 1989)
Persons
Gorraez, Joseph de (Secretario)
Gonzales de Santianes, Vizente
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Chilatoque (Capitancillo)
Places
Alcantara de Aguayo, San Pedro de (Mision)
San Luis Potosi
Tula, San Antonio de (Mision)
Palmillas, Nuestra Senora de las Nieves de (Mision)
Taumabe, Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion de (Mision)
Santa Barbara, Nuestra Senora de Ipollo de (Mision)
Tamaulipan Vieja (Sierra)
Villanueva de Croix, San Rafael de (Mision)
Llera, la Divina Pastora de (Mision)
Horcasitas, San Francisco Xavier de (Mision)
Altamira, San Juan Capistrano de (Mision)
Guemes, Santo Thoribio de (Mision)
Padilla, San Antonio de (Mision)
Purificaron (Rio)
Palmitos, San Nepomuceno de (Mision)
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Santillana
Soto la Marina, Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion de (Mision)
Tamaulipa Nueva (Mision)
San Carlos (Mision)
Nuevo Leon
Cruillas (Mision)
Burgos, Nuestra Senora de Loreto de (Mision)
Hoyos, Santo Domingo de (Mision)
San Fernando
Norte (Cordillera)
San Fernando, Nuestra Senora de Rosario de (Mision)
Reynosa, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Mision)
Camargo, Senora Santa Anna de (Mision)
Mier (Mision)
Rebilla (Mision)
Ribagigedo, San Ignacio de (Mision)
Laredo, San Augustin de (Mision)
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de
Huelguera, Nepomuseno de (Mision)
San Juan (Rio)
Santo Avito
Aguayo
Escandon (Mision)
Pilon (Rio)
Sierra Madre
Cantaro (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Pames
Pizones
Panguayes
Pasitas
Mesquites
Damiches
Bocas Prietas
Santiagos
Aracabes
Pintos
Tlaxcalteros
Pitayas
Tunas
Mescales
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 138 ff. 001-016 exp. 11
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 138 ff. 001-016 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 1 blurry lower right-hand side; Volume foliated within expediente; multiple copies.
Reference Number
13800012
Rights
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