Letter from Sierra Gorda to virrey concerning activities of Indians in Santander.

Serial Number
041-03811
Title
Letter from Sierra Gorda to virrey concerning activities of Indians in Santander.
Author(s)
Sierra Gorda, Conde de
Date
10-31-1790
Documentation
Santander. October 31, 1790. 6p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Concerns activities of several Indian groups in Santander. Sierra Gorda says Saraquis very hostile and are responsible for many thefts in area. says some Lipanes will move to new missions after harvest. Includes list of murders by Indians in Santander through October 1790 as well as punishment made, and equipment and stolen goods retrieved. Also, nine children captured and placed in Presas del Rey. Asks virrey for instructions regarding prisoners and one captured Christian desertor. (M. Dannemiller, November 1988)
Persons
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Serna, Jose Vizente de la
Places
Laredo
Santander
Revilla
Mier
Camargo
Escandon
Horcasitas
Altamira
Veracruz
Presa del Rey
Tamaulipas
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Apaches
Saraquis
Camoteros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 100-103
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 100-103
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15900008
Rights
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