Caitano Guerrero al padre provincial Alexandro Romano. Letter concerning troubles with Spanish settlers.

Serial Number
060-00216
Title
Caitano Guerrero al padre provincial Alexandro Romano. Letter concerning troubles with Spanish settlers.
Author(s)
Guerrero, Caitano (S.J.)
Date
02-10-1722
Documentation
Matape. February 10, 1722. 5p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Excellent document concerning murder of Indian of Matape by Luis Dominguez and his sons. Guerrero supports Indian cause because los indios no tienen otros abogados and states that Dominguez is supported by capitan of fronteras presidio. Notes Indian unrest because los reos andan libres and discusses anti-mission sentiment. Claims that Matape land belongs to colegio inchoado and was given to Jesuits by antiguos bienechores or legally purchased. Mentions damage done by Spaniards to mission livestock. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Genovese, Joseph Maria (Visitador)
Dominguez, Luis
Guerrero, Caitano (S.J.)
Romero, Alexandro (Provincial) (S.J.)
Places
Quisuani (Tierra)
Carrizal (Tierra)
Cobaitzi (Tierra)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Arispe
Matape
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 063
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004772/JHI
Rights
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