Correspondence between Bonavia and virrey concerning gileno runaways.
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Callejas, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Durango, Mexico. January 6 - April 27, 1816. 10p. Letters. Signed, copies.
Series letters between Bonavia and virrey concerning arrival in Chihuahua of Jose Antonio Montes, an Gileno Indian, soliciting position as comandante of Gilenos at any frontier presidio. It is finally determined that Montes and his two women companions are runaways from their Spanish adoptive families. Includes interesting account of Montes' prior work history in service of Spanish. (A. Tukey, August 1988)
Montes, Jose Antonio
Calleja, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Benavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Elguea, Francisco Manuel de
Garcia de Texada, Antonio
San Geronimo (Presidio)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 012-018 exp. 2
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 012-018 exp. 2
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