Certifications of Escalante's good work as comisionado at Bacoachi.

Serial Number
041-05204
Title
Certifications of Escalante's good work as comisionado at Bacoachi.
Author(s)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Escalante, Leonardo de (Comisionado)
Mata Binolas, Pedro de
and others
Date
11-01-1791
Date
03-07-1792
Documentation
Arispe, others. November 1, 1791 to March 7, 1792. 26p. Letters, signed.
Summary
Mention of search for missionary for Bacoachi Apaches; still funding problem. Escalante has store of corn, wheat seed he plans to ration weekly to Apaches, but grain has weevils (gorgojo la palomilla), other insects in it; longer he stores it, more is wasted by pests, mildew. Problems distributing grain. Letter relating services Escalante has performed in management of Bacoachi Apaches; all duties as comisionado described in detail. Echeagaray, others certify that Escalante speaks Apache, is honest, well-qualified. (A. Dean, may, 1989)
Persons
Xalisco, Santiago de (Padre)
Martinez, Juan Felipe (Fray)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Escalante, Leonarde de (Comisionado)
Corbalan, Pedro
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Mata Binolas, Pedro de (Comandante Intendente)
Echeagaray, Manuel de Comandante Interino)
Medina, Roque de (Teniente Coronel)
Garcia, Pedro
Garrido, Pedro
Grimarest, Henrique de (Brigadier)
Places
Seris (Mision)
Sonora
San Carlos
Pitic
Horcasitas (Presidio)
Bacoachi
Aconchi (Mision)
Banamichi (Mision)
Ures (Mision)
Matape (Mision)
Onavas (Mision)
Chihuahua
San Bernardino, (Real Presidio)
Santa Cruz (Presidio)
Arispe
Los Alamos (Real)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Chiricaguis
Seris
Military Groups
Horcasitas, Compania Presidial de
Sonora, Armas de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 235 ff. 194-206 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 235 ff. 194-206 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios not numbered, part of some pages lost in gutter.
Reference Number
23500009
Rights
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