J. Manuel Espinosa's The Pueblo Indian Revolt of 1696 and the Franciscan Missions PDF

By J. Manuel Espinosa

ISBN-10: 0806123656

ISBN-13: 9780806123653

The Franciscan letters and similar records, translated into English and released the following for the 1st time, describe intimately the Pueblo Indian insurrection of 1696 in New Mexico and the destruction of the Franciscan missions. The occasions are similar by way of the missionaries themselves as they lived facet via aspect with their Indian fees. The suppression of the insurrection by way of the Spaniards, and the reestablishment of the missions, was once a turning aspect within the heritage of the Southwest.The New Mexican colony were based and settled in 1598 and had persevered till 1680, whilst an prior Pueblo Indian insurrection had compelled the Spaniards co retreat south co El Paso. In 1692, Governor Diego de Vargas led an army excursion into New Mexico that met almost no resistance, convincing him that he may well go back and reconquer and resettle the sector for Spain. In 1693, after a bloody conflict at Santa Fe, the Spanish colony used to be reestablished in the middle of the focus of Indian pueblos alongside the higher Rio Grande. It was once then that adversarial Pueblo Indian leaders, recalling their victory in 1680, secretly plotted the insurrection that prepare dinner position in 1696.J. Manuel Espinosa has written a good creation putting the Pueblo Indian insurrection of 1696 in historic standpoint and featuring the $64000 occasions recorded within the records that represent the foremost a part of the ebook. The letters and writs, by way of challenge friars and Spanish army professionals, demonstrate the agonizing judgements that the colony of clergymen, squaddies, and farmers confronted in assembly the problem of undaunted Indian leaders. The records additionally comprise details at the pueblos and Indian lifestyles no longer present in the other source.This publication offers a awesome view, from the Spaniards' viewpoint, of the conflict of cultures within the pueblos, in addition to insights into the explanations and result of the Pueblo rebellion. The files give a contribution significantly to our wisdom of occasions in northern New Spain that proved very major within the improvement of the zone. No different paintings offers in such element with this era in New Mexico heritage or offers such extensive documentary insurance.

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Governor Vargas to the viceroy, letter of transmission of autos and reports, June-July, Santa Fe, July 31, 1696 257 Part Seven The Restoration and Expansion of the Franciscan Missions Following the Suppression of the Pueblo Revolt, 1696-97 89. Letter of Fray Francisco de Vargas to Governor Vargas, Santa Fe, November 23, 1696 283 90. Auto of Governor Vargas, Santa Fe, November 23, 1696 284 91. Letter of Fray Francisco de Vargas to the viceroy, Santa Fe, November 28, 1696 289 92. List of missionaries needed in New Mexico, accompaniment to Fray Francisco de Vargas's letter to the viceroy, Santa Fe, November 28, 1696 291 93.

Eleanor B. Adams, Bishop Tamarón's Visitation of New Mexico, 1760, 22-23. Page xvii of the missionaries written to him in reply; the exchange of correspondence, and clash in views, between Fray Francisco de Vargas and the governor, Don Diego de Vargas; reports and correspondence to and from superior authorities in Mexico City and Querétaro; and other closely related documents. To place the story of the Pueblo Indian revolt of 1696 in perspective within the reconquest period, I have included translations of selected documents for the years immediately preceding and following the revolt.

Then a veritable miracle occurred. In December, 1608, Fray Lázaro returned to Mexico City with the report that seven thousand natives had been baptized and that many others were ready for baptism. This favorable news, reinforced by other documents, was forwarded by the viceroy to the king. 11 The permanent Spanish occupation of New Mexico was assured. "12 Throughout the century, from 1609 onwards, New Mexico became primarily a mission area. 13 Oñate's desire was to be independent of supervisory authority by the viceroy and to be subject directly to the king and the Council of the Indies in Spain, but he failed in his effort.

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