Correspondence between Bonavia and virrey concerning gileno runaways.

Serial Number
041-05286
Title
Correspondence between Bonavia and virrey concerning gileno runaways.
Author(s)
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Callejas, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Date
01-06-1816
Date
04-27-1816
Documentation
Durango, Mexico. January 6 - April 27, 1816. 10p. Letters. Signed, copies.
Summary
Series letters between Bonavia and virrey concerning arrival in Chihuahua of Jose Antonio Montes, an Gileno Indian, soliciting position as comandante of Gilenos at any frontier presidio. It is finally determined that Montes and his two women companions are runaways from their Spanish adoptive families. Includes interesting account of Montes' prior work history in service of Spanish. (A. Tukey, August 1988)
Persons
Montes, Jose Antonio
Calleja, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Benavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Montes, Mariano
Munos, Ygnacio
Elguea, Francisco Manuel de
Garcia de Texada, Antonio
Velasco, Francisco
Places
Chihuahua
Satillo
San Geronimo (Presidio)
San Eleazario
Sonora
Alamos
Nueva Vizcaya
Veracruz
Conchos (Cuartel)
Ethnic Groups
Gilenos
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 012-018 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 012-018 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23900003
Rights
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