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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 the Sonoran mission communities.