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Reports from governors and captains in Texas responding to viceroy's instructions for a new method of government in their province

Serial Number
041-03687
Title
Reports from governors and captains in Texas responding to viceroy's instructions for a new method of government in their province
Author(s)
Riperrda, Varon de
Menchaca, Luis Antonio
Cazorla, Luis
Pacheco, Rafael
Date
09-02-1772
Date
11-28-1772
Documentation
September 2, 1772-November 28, 1772. 68p. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Concerns the response of governors and capitans of presidios to the viceroy's instructions for a new method of government. Contains a complete list of governors to receive the report. Comments on use of the method as pertains to the missions of Texas. Describes the condition of missions and the relations with Indians. Descriptions of religious routines, prayer, teaching, baptisms and weekly religious activities. Relates new year's process of election of governor, mayor and sheriff. Concerns economic conditions and mission sustenance crops of corn, beans, cotton and cana de Castilla. There was an abundance of cattle (bovine, ovine and caprine) but lacking equine due to frequent attacks. Cotton cloth, ponchos and blankets were made in missions. Contains detailed description of mission life, men and women's duties as well as wardrobe of converts and Elite. Suggestions made for improvements by example such as increasing Spanish populations to serve as examples of culture, government, industry and civil harmony. Authors offer the missions under their administration as examples and describe older methods which have served their development. Under Menchaca, necessities are kept and equally distributed in the missions and used to maintain troops. All administrators feel current system of government to be effective.
Persons
Ripperda, Varon de
Menchaca, Luis Antonio
Cazorla, Luis
Pacheco, Rafael
Corralan, Pedro
Vildosola, Gabriel Antonio
Vildosola, Jose Antonio
Anra, Juan Baptista de
Urrea, Bernardo de
Lumbreras, Juan Jose
Fayni, Jose
Gil, Nicolas
Villaverde, Manuel
Bustamente, Bernardo Antonio
Munoz, Manuel
Peru, Juan
Oconor, Hugo
Mendinueta, Pedro Fermin
Varrio, Pedro del
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Rodriguez, Vizente
Echeagaray, Francisco
Gonzales, Vizente
Sierra Gorda, Conde de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Ramirez, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Reyes, Antonio de los (Padre)
Castano (Padre)
Sastre, Mateo
Places
Texas
Adaes
Bejar, San Antonio de
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del
Orcoquiza
Sonora
Orcasitas, San Miguel de
Alamos
Fronteras
Terrenate
Tubac
Altar
San Carlos de Buena Vista
Nueva Viscaya
Durango
San Buenaventura
Cerro Gordo
Aujoquilla
Julimes
Janos
Chihuahua
Nuevo Mexico
Santa Fee
Passo del Rio del Norte
Coahuila
Monclova
Rio Grande
Nuevo Leon
Monterrey
Nuevo Santander
Bexar, San Antonio de
Vidais
San Juan Capistrano (Mision)
San Fransisco de la Espada (Mision)
Santa Cruz (Colegio)
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Colegio)
San Augustin de Aumada (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Lipanes
Aix
Adaes
Nacodogches
Comanches
Franceses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 152 ff. 098-132
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 152 ff. 098-132
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15200003
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Riperrda
Menchaca
Cazorla
Cazorla
Person Last Name
Ripperda
Menchaca
Cazorla
Pacheco
Corralan
Vildosola
Vildosola
Anra
Urrea
Lumbreras
Fayni
Gil
Villaverde
Bustamente
Munoz
Peru
Oconor
Mendinueta
Varrio
Ugarte y Loyola
Rodriguez
Echeagaray
Gonzales
Sierra Gorda
Bucareli y Ursua
Ramirez
Reyes
Castano
Sastre
Beginning Date Month
September
End Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-02-1772
End Date (repacked)
11-28-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8034
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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