Padre Carlos de Roxas al visitador general Joseph Raphael Rodriguez Gallardo. Copy of letter concerning Apache attacks and Sonoran military situation.

Serial Number
060-00420
Title
Padre Carlos de Roxas al visitador general Joseph Raphael Rodriguez Gallardo. Copy of letter concerning Apache attacks and Sonoran military situation.
Author(s)
Roxas, Carlos de (S.J.)
Date
02-05-1749
Documentation
Chinipa. February 5, 1749. 15p. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Criticizes Rodriguez Gallardo's proposals concerning formation of new settlements along frontier, stating that population concentration will encourage more Apache attacks. Argues that, la jente Es la que falta en esta provinzia. Discusses proposal to move Terrenate presidio to land of Pimas Sobajipuris (Sobaipuris). States that many missions could unite because epidemics have depopulated many areas. Notes that many Spaniards have abandoned frontier, leaving only Indians. Vividly describes Apache menace. Urges more soldiers be assigned to frontier. Suggests reassignment of existing presidiales among six frontier presidios. Makes numerous suggestions for reorganization of presidial duties. Excellent document concerning Sonoran military situation. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Roxas, Carlos de (S.J.)
Rodriguez Gallardo, Joseph Raphael (Juez Pesquisidor y Visitador General)
Places
Pitiqui (Presidio)
Turicachi (Teuricache)
Cuchuta
Ququiaratzi (Cuquiarachi)
Cananea
Arispe (Pueblo)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Chinapa (Pueblo)
Bacuachi
Cumpas
Oposura (Valle)
Dolores
Remedios
Cocospera
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Sobajipuris (Sobaipuris)
Pimas
Opatas
Papabas (Papagos)
Cocomaripopas (Cocomaricopas)
Yumas
Yaquis
Yeguis
Zeris (Seris)
Taraumaras (Tarahumaras)
Jobas (Jovas)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0278 no. 020
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004823/JHI
Rights
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