Testimony to junta general concerning Indian wars fought under Guajardo Fajardo administration to viceroy duke of Albuquerque.

Serial Number
100-00495
Title
Testimony to junta general concerning Indian wars fought under Guajardo Fajardo administration to viceroy duke of Albuquerque.
Author(s)
Alburquerque (Viceroy Duke Of)
Davila y Pacheco, E. (Governor)
Cruzero, P. de (Sgt-Major)
Vasconcelos, D. de (Capitan)
Gonzales Morillo, M. (Capitan)
Perez, D. (Alferez)
Segueira, D. de
Nevarres, C. de (Capitan)
Apressa Falcon, D. de
Catalan, P.
Date
12-26-1653
Documentation
City of Durango and San Joseph del Parral. December 26, 1653 - January 18, 1654 orig. Sgnd.
Summary
A ^junta general^ has been organized by a new governor Enrique Davila y Pacheco to look into the reasons for and course of the Indian wars under old governor Guajardo Fajardo. A long list of men are brought before the council to speak of the killing and robbery committed by the rebellious Tarahumares, Salineros, Toboscos and Cabezas. Some testimony does suggest that the Indians were being treated cruely and this led to their rebellion. Finally Pacheco sends Philip Catalan and mrs. Catalan off to Mexico City to deliver the testimony to the viceroy. Persons- viceroy Duke of Alburquerque; governor Enrique Davila y Pacheco; sgt-major Pedro de Cruzero, provincial judge of Santa Hermandad; capt. Don Diego de Vasconcelos of Parral; capt. Morales Gonzales Morillo of Parral; alfarez Domingo Perez; Diego de Segueira; capt. Cristobal de Nevarres; Domingo de Apressa Falcon, deputy on the junta general; Philippe Catalan, deputy on the junta general. (R. Davis) (1975)
Persons
Davila y Pacheco, Enrique (Governor)
Alburquerque (Viceroy Duke Of)
Cruzero, Pedro de (Sgt. Mayor)
Vasconcelos, Diego de (Capitan)
Gonzales Morillo, Morales (Capitan)
Perez, Domingo (Alfarez)
Segueira, Diego de
Nevarres, Cristobal de (Capitan)
Apressa Falcon, Domingo de (Deputy)
Catalan, Philippe (Deputy)
Places
Durango
San Joseph del Parral
Ethnic Groups
Tarahumares
Salineros
Toboscos
Cabezas
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1653a fr. 0408-0451.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1653a fr. 0408-0451
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1028
Rights
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