Letter from granados asking for land, livestock for Seris at Pitic; correspondence concerning request.

Serial Number
041-05208
Title
Letter from granados asking for land, livestock for Seris at Pitic; correspondence concerning request.
Author(s)
Granados, Jose Joaquin (Obispo)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
and others
Date
02-14-1791
Date
11-17-1791
Documentation
Pitic, others. February 14 to November 17, 1791. 34p. Letters, informes, drafts. Signed, copies.
Summary
Granados rants again about turning ferocious Seris from wolves into lambs, teaching them art of humanity, creating incorruptible Christian society, asks for musical instruments to polish of their civility. Asks also that land, livestock be granted Seris. Treasury approves giving parcels of irrigated land, quibbles over cost of other request, approves land grants for Bacoachi Apaches. Martinez writes list of purchases made with money allocated by Revilla Gigedo. Mention of chahuis epidemic that destroys bean, wheat crops before ripening. Mention of selection of auxiliaries, arrival of six Tiburones. Much ado about lack of musical instruments; finally Ugarte y Loyola buys and sends some. (A. Dean, may, 1989)
Persons
Martinez, Juan Felipe (Fray)
Granados, Jose Joaquin (Obispo)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Casava
Medina, Roque de
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Grimarest, Henrique de (Brigadier)
Puyol, Juan de
Valdes, Francisco Joaquin (Brigadier)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Places
Pitic (Presidio)
Pitic (Mision)
Bacoachi
Sonora
San Bartolome (Valle)
Arispe
Raum (Mision)
Hiaqui (Rio)
Guadalaxara
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Tepocas
Tiburones
Apaches
Chiricaguis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 235 ff. 292-308 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 235 ff. 292-308 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios not numbered, part of some pages lost in gutter.
Reference Number
23500013
Rights
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