Letters from the authorities of Monterrey for virrey informing him that the Indians settle in valle Viejo.

Serial Number
041-04067
Title
Letters from the authorities of Monterrey for virrey informing him that the Indians settle in valle Viejo.
Author(s)
Gorraez, Joseph de (Secretario)
Estrada, Jose Maria de (Procurador)
Ramirez de Arellano, Juan Maria (Licenciado)
Date
09-18-1766
Date
11-06-1766
Documentation
Monterrey. September 18, 1766-November 6, 1766. 34p. Autos, letters. Signed.
Summary
Autos from Mecos Indians complaining that they are mistreated by the Spaniards and request protection from virrey. He orders an investigation from both the authorities of Monterrey and the mission, and wants sworn testimony and without delay. The investigation is focused only on the land of the Indians but not on who is mistreating them. Stated on folio 168 is desde su Nacimiento Se Han alimentado, como son la Flor de Tuna, Mesquite, Coma, maguacatas, Mescales aguamiel... (D. Bautista, April 1990)
Persons
Estrada, Jose Maria (Procurador)
Dios, Christobal de (Indio)
Zamora, Fernando (Indio)
Villasanta, Joseph Antonio (Indio)
Virgen, Juan Antonio de la (Indio)
Gorraez, Joseph de (Secretario)
Croix, Marques de la (Virrey)
Ramirez de Arellano, Juan Maria
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ignacio (Capitan)
Vallesteros, Pedro Agustin
Mier y Noriega, Joseph Joachin
Rodriguez, Juan Joseph (Alcalde)
Diaz Cardena, Gonzalo (Fray)
Vallesteros, Joseph Domingo
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio (Capitan)
Correa, Tomas (Misionero)
Jurado Caballero, Antonio (Misionero)
Amarillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Diez Tamayo, Pablo (Fray)
Malincheno, Francisquillo El (Indio)
Rodrigo, Juan Joseph
Places
Come Nopales (Nacion)
San Christobal (Pueblo)
Monterrey
Viejo (Valle)
Pilon (Valle)
San Phelipe de Linares
Gualaguises
Madre (Sierra)
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Piedra (Nacion)
Borbon, Real de
Santo Domingo (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Mecos
Xanambres
Military Groups
Nuevo Reyno de Leon, Real Armada
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 173 ff. 157-174
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 173 ff. 157-174
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios numbered.
Reference Number
17300009
Rights
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