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  1. Philipp Segesser Papers

    Philipp Segesser was a Jesuit missionary in Sonora, Mexico. Papers relating to money owed Segesser while Visitador-General of Sonora, Mexico, by Captain Francisco Xavier de Miranda, with supporting records from various persons, some signed by governors ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 14:43

  2. Pedro de Arriquibar Letters

    Two holograph letters, dated Aug. 6 and Dec. 6, 1796, Presidio de San Agustín del Tucson, to Bishop Fray Francisco Rouset de Jesus, Diocese of Sonora, Mexico. Contains brief description and inventory of his church; and mentions Native Americans, civilians ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-08 11:11

  3. Diario, de las ultimas peregrinaciones del Padre Fr. Francisco Garcés, hasta la provincia del Moqui, y noticias de varias nuevas naciones exparcidas hasta el Rio Colorado en California

    Eighteenth century manuscript copy of Padre Francisco Garcés' 11-month travel diary. Leaving San Xavier Mission in the autumn of 1775, he traveled with the second Anza Expedition until reaching the Yuma area. From there, he traveled with two Yuma ...

    castanoe - 2014-09-30 15:37

  4. Jacobo Sedelmayr letters and reports

    Letters and reports, from Sedelmayr to Christóbal de Escobar y Llamas, Juan Antonio Balthassar, Philipp Segesser, and Andrés Xavier García, relating to conditions in Pimeria Alta at the missions and surrounding areas. Includes reports on explorations to ...

    castanoe - 2015-02-19 10:47

  5. Report of an Exploration, Written at Mission Dolores, Pimeria A

    Holograph report of an expedition made by Kino and Fr. Antonio Leal into southwestern Arizona in 1699. Includes extensive description of the geography, resources, native peoples, and missionary organization in the area. Included materials: Manuscript ...

    castanoe - 2013-05-13 15:25

  6. Documents Relating to Missions in Pimeria Alta

    Two holograph documents concerning supplies for either Mission Guevavi or San Xavier del Bac; a 1733 letter of transmittal for a supply request from Keller, and a 1734 list of supplies needed from Felipe Segesser. Included materials: Manuscript Subject ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-15 11:35

  7. Puebla, Mexico Records

    Civil and military records of the City, State and National governments, as well as Catholic Church records. Included are wills, deeds, property records, correspondence, government decrees, civil pensions, military battalion records, convent and monastery ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:54

  8. Breve explicacion de las Facultades concedidas por Yllmo. Senor a los Curars, y Vicarios de esta Diocesis: y resolucion de las dificultades, que pueden ocurrir en la practica

    Single manuscript that contains instructions to the priests and curates of the diocese, explaining in detail the faculties newly conferred on them by their bishop or archbishop. Four faculties relating to the Sacrament of Penance are defined, in catachism ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:12

  9. Casos reservados sinodales en la Diocesis de Mexico, y privilegios de los Indios en esta materia

    18th century single manuscript concerning the definitions of "reserved cases;" that is, crimes or sins which would result in excommunication for Catholics. Examples of such cases are homicide, abortion, sacrilege, public blasphemy, certain ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:12

  10. Custodia de San Carlos de Sonora

    Forty-page holographic manuscript;  relates the history and description of the Franciscan custody of San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico. Written at the Aconchi Mission, and dated July 11, 1788.This was a new administrative district that would institute reforms in ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-18 14:34

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