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Pimería Alta missions letters, 1731 April-1740 June.
BANC MSS 99/192 m
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Title:

Pimería Alta missions letters, 1731 April-1740 June

Abstract:

Contains 46 letters from thirty-two Jesuit missionaries working in thirty-one Pimería Alta missions and rancherias of of northern Sonora, Mexico [and southern Arizona?]. The letters, mostly addressed to Procurator General Joseph Ferrer in Mexico City, contain reports providing insight into missionary life on the far frontier of Pimería Alta. They also contain requests for food supplies, including chocolate, sugar and wine, paper, books, liturgical accoutrements, shoes, and clothing.

Date:

1731 (issued)

Subject:

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Jesuits -- Mexico -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.)
Missions -- Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.)
Missions -- Arizona
Missions -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- Church history
Pimería Alta (Mexico and Ariz.) -- Social life and customs

Note:

Folders 1-19 contain reference photocopies.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

Spanish

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/192 m

Origin:

Various places