Series of letters from Monserrat and Tienda de Cuervo concerning pacification of Indians in Sonora.
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobrenador Interino)
Mexico, Rosario, Durango. May 2 - July 11, 1761. 38p. Letters. Signed, originals.
Monserrat advises virrey of the following: Tienda de Cuervo to become interim governor after death of Mendoza; planned inspection of presidial troops by Tienda de Cuervo and reassessment of sufficiency of troop strength and deployment patterns in wake of Indian hostilities; need to enforce payment of royal fifth following discovery of gold in Sonora; suggests a softer approach to problem of reducing Seris and Pimas, although if hostilities continue a forceful response will require additional military resources; recommends granting material rewards to Indians who choose to fight against those tribal members who persist in hostilities. Tienda de Cuervo advises stricter regulation of gold and silver mining in Sonora. Includes tables of weight and estimated value of all gold and silver mined to date in area. (A. Tukey, August 1989)
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Capitan)
Mendoza, Juan de (Gobernador)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Arcwe y Arroyo, Pablo de
Fontes, Joseph de
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
San Miguel (Presidio)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 087 ff. 306-324 exp. 12
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 087 ff. 306-324 exp.
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