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Guarani
Language(s): English
Date: 1884
Type:Text
Extent: 5 pages
Description: Three letters to Henry Phillips, Jr. concerning the American Philosophical Society manuscript by Parras, #1531. Middleton fails to identify Parras for Phillips. Padre Francisco Pedro Joseph de Parras wrote a travel narrative [#1531]devoted in part to travels in Spain and to descriptions of Montevideo and Buenos Aires. One half of the work is the author's relation of a trip through Paraguay, visiting various mission pueblos. He provides a general description of life, education, and Christian teaching for the Indians, and a list of Jesuits at various missions.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)

Mojo
Alternate forms: Ignaciano
Language(s): English
Date: October 17, 1838
Type:Text
Extent: 3 pages
Description: Letter to John Vaughan regarding tribe also referred to as Mojo. Mentions Father Pedro Marban's work with Moxas and Chiquitos, and encloses latter's Arte de la lengue Moxa (1702) for the American Philosophical Society.
Collection: American Philosophical Society Archives (APS.Archives)