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

Serial Number
041-03693
Title
Informe from governor of Nuevo Leon to viceroy containing suggestions for new method of mission government.
Author(s)
Echegaray, Francisco
Date
10-20-1772
Documentation
October 20, 1772. 24p. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Concerns mission life and advice for proper mission administration. Suggests the formation of streets and neighborhoods in towns. Describes certain agricultural techniques and rations and sustenance crops of corn, beans, Cane and cotton. Regarding finance, suggests establishment of cashier's office to be controlled by priest and governor. Relates Indian work schedules and punishments. Describes Indian vices of game, alcohol and Peyote. Advises prohibition of bows, arrows and other weapons to Indians except for hunting. Concerns requiring Indians to have written permission to travel. (M. Dannemiller, October 1987)
Persons
Echegaray, Francisco
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Places
San Cristobal (Pueblo)
Tlaxcala (Ciudad)
Monterrey
Ethnic Groups
Tlascaltecos
Hualaguizes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 152 ff. 254-266
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 152 ff. 254-266
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 266 repeated
Reference Number
15200011
Rights
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