Fray Andres Bazo to gobernador Joseph Sebastian Lopez de Carvajal. Documents concerning rumored uprising of Junta de los Rios Indians, and proposal to establish a presidio there.

Serial Number
100-01493
Title
Fray Andres Bazo to gobernador Joseph Sebastian Lopez de Carvajal. Documents concerning rumored uprising of Junta de los Rios Indians, and proposal to establish a presidio there.
Author(s)
Bazo, Andres (Fray)
Date
05-00-1724
Date
10-00-1724
Documentation
Santiago de la redonda. May-oct., 1724. Letter. Informe. Auto.
Summary
Fray Bazo warns of impeding uprising among Indians at junta de los Rios missions, noting sus desordenes, Mas de lo Comun, assi en bailes embriagueses de Peiote, Tlatoles, y otras acciones, (note indication of Indian drug use), and asks that presidio be established there. Gobernador Caravajal conducts investigation of rumor, told by Indian gobernadores of Julimes, Tapacolmes pueblos that junta de los Rios Indians were quietos, that many were muy ladinos, and that these Indians frequently migrated south to work in Chihuahua mines, haciendas. Indian gobernadores of junta de los Rios missions meet with Carvajal, state that rumor is false and declare their loyalty to the crown. Carvajal, concludes that although junta de los Rios Indians are at peace, nevertheless a presidio in the area would be of grandissima utilidad to contain hostile Indian raids. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Bazo, Andres (Vice Custodio de los Missiones de la Junta de los Rios)
Lopez de Carvajal, Joseph Sebastian (Gobernador y Capitan General de Nueva Vizcaya)
Sanchez, Pedro (Fray)
Places
Junta de los Rios del Norte
Apacheria
Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion de Pasaje (Presidio)
San Pedro de Gallo (Presidio)
San Bartholome (Valle)
San Antonio de Julimes (Pueblo)
Santa Cruz de Tapacolmes (Pueblo)
San Phelipe (Villa)
Chiguagua (Real)
San Cristoval (Mision)
San Francisco (Mision)
San Juan (Mision)
Santiago de la Redonda
Ethnic Groups
Coaguilenos
Cholomes
Mestiquites
Cacalottes
Palos Blancos
Oposmes
Posalmes
Sopolmes
Conejos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1722b fr. 0595-0630.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1720b fr. 0595-0630
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4900
Rights
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