Correspondence concerning establishment of mission for pinto Indians.

Serial Number
041-05045
Title
Correspondence concerning establishment of mission for pinto Indians.
Author(s)
Posada, (Fiscal)
Revilla Gigedo (Virrey)
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
and others
Date
00-00-1769
Date
11-02-1800
Documentation
Nuevo Santander. February 2, 1792-November 2, 1800. 96p. Letters, lists. Signed, unsigned, originals, copies.
Summary
Correspondence spanning several years concerning establishment of new mission for mistreated Pinto Indians, entailing selection of 'ministro,' lengthy discussion of costs, problems involved; cost of 'ministro'S' transportation to Palmitos covered by government, he and other fray express need for generous financial assistance to establish mission, Argue that hungry Indians not receptive to religious education, also request 'vasos sagrados y ornamentos'; discussion of need for sacred objects continues throughout correspondence, speculation that objects from previous mission still at Helguera, 'ministro' permitted to remain at colegio Apostolico until matter solved; action stymied for year or so until found that sacred objects no longer at Helguera, purchase of new objects ordered, Pintos move to mission and substitute 'ministro' assigned, governor requests that Pintos receive supplies of corn, rice, several Head of cattle, etc., in order to establish and sustain themselves until harvest; list of 'utensilios de Campo' (folio 97), itemized list, including costs, of 'utensilios' and sacred objects (folios 100-101); drought in region (1795) threatening crops planted by Indians, request by governor for additional cattle, staples to sustain Pintos till harvest. (L. Kerr, December 1988)
Persons
Posada (Fiscal)
Revilla Gigedo (Virrey)
Zubia, Joseph (Fray)
Perales, Pedro (Fray)
Aranda, Juan de
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Garcia, Jose David (Fray)
Castello, Juan Baptista (Fray)
Sierra Gorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Gutierrez, Luis
Monterde
Garrido, Sebastian (Fray)
Puertollano, Ysidoro de (Fray)
Pilar, Pasqual del (Fray)
Marquina, Felix Berenguer de (Virrey)
Ballesteros, Juan de (Fray)
Bennaven, Vicente (Teniente)
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Places
Pachuca
Nuevo Santander
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Zacatecas
Santander (Villa)
Coahuila (Misiones)
Palmitos (Paraje)
Rosario (Mision)
Pachuca (Colegio Apostolico)
Californias
San Luis Potosi
Helguera (Sinodo) (Mision)
San Vicente (Mision)
Presas del Rey
San Fernando (Villa)
Durango
Palmitos, San Francisco de Helguera (Mision)
Lievana, Santo Toribio (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Pintos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 229 ff. 060-108 exp.1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 229 ff. 060-108 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some margins cut, appears as expediente 3 in indice del ramo, documents grouped but not in 'expediente.'
Reference Number
22900004
Rights
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