Torivio Rodrigues de Solis, Joseph de Miranda. Copies of letters in defense of missionaries.

Serial Number
060-00198
Title
Torivio Rodrigues de Solis, Joseph de Miranda. Copies of letters in defense of missionaries.
Author(s)
Solis, Torivio Rodrigues de
Morrillo de Arivaca, Ignacio (Alcalde Mayor de Rio Chico)
Date
03-13-1713
Documentation
Guadalajara. March13, 1713. 8p. Letter. Copy.
Summary
In response to charges of Alcalde mayor Morrillo that missionaries- 1) don't pay Indians; 2) oppress Indians in their factories and; 3) live in great elegance, Solis writes that civil authorities only attempting to wrest Indians from missionaries to work as slaves in their mines and haciendas. Solis also states that missionaries distribute all mission products to Indians, that Indians pay for baptisms, etc. To adorn churches, that Indians labor willingly for missionaries. Miranda concurs with Solis defense. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Morrillo de Aravaca, Ignacio (Alcalde Mayor de Rio Chico)
Solis, Torivio Rodrigues de
Miranda, Joseph de (Oidor de Audiencia de Guadalajara)
Places
Guadalajara (Ciudad)
Chico (Rio)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 082
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004788/JHI
Rights
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