Informe from governor of Nuevo Mexico to viceroy containing suggestions for new method of mission government.

Serial Number
041-03691
Title
Informe from governor of Nuevo Mexico to viceroy containing suggestions for new method of mission government.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Date
01-08-1773
Documentation
January 8, 1773. 12p. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Describes mission conditions in Nueva Mexico. Concerns the elections of governor and mayor. Fermin discusses inherent nature of Indians and their agriculture. Describes their grain crops, textiles, baptisms and marriages. Complains of a lack of missionaries. Describes continuing reducciones and difficulties due to Apache invasions and increased mission abandonment. (M. Dannemiller, October 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Veles, Thomas
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Croix, Marques de
Places
Aviquiu, Santo Thomas de
Zuni, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de
Acoma
Nuevo Mexico
Ethnic Groups
Cenizaros
Cumanches
Navaxoes
Ticarillas
Yutas
Jilenos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 152 ff. 228-233
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 152 ff. 228-233
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 230 illegible
Reference Number
15200008
Rights
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