Padre Nicolas de Perera al padre Marcos de Somoza. Letter concerning Seris on Tiburon island.

Serial Number
060-00273
Title
Padre Nicolas de Perera al padre Marcos de Somoza. Letter concerning Seris on Tiburon island.
Author(s)
Perera, Nicolas de (S.J.)
Date
09-11-1729
Documentation
Populo. September 11, 1729. 5p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Excellent description of Tiburon Island- its fauna, Flora, Seri use of eel grass, nearby pearl placers. Notes Spanish expedition to mainland coast opposite Tiburon and peaceful reduction of Tiburon Seris to San Miguel missions. Perera a champion of the Island Seri. Superb document. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Perera, Nicolas de (S.J.)
Somoza, Marcos de (S.J.)
Places
Nuestra Senora del Populo (Pueblo)
Carriza (Puesto)
Bacuachi
Tiburon (Isla)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Tiburones
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0017 no. 045
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004752/JHI
Rights
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