Matheo de Mena, et al, al rey. Letter concerning gobernador Oca Sarmiento's exploits against Indians.

Serial Number
030-00185
Title
Matheo de Mena, et al, al rey. Letter concerning gobernador Oca Sarmiento's exploits against Indians.
Author(s)
Mena, Matheo de
Date
03-30-1669
Documentation
Durango. March 30, 1669. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Extols Oca y Sarmiento's campaigns against hostile Indians, including pacification of Tepehuanes, Conchos and Salineros of Tizonazo as well as forays against Tobosos, Gavilanes, Acoclames, Nonoxes and their allies. Notes that Oca y Sarmiento's personal defense of carros de comercio carrying silver against ambush by more than 300 Indians at Mezquital resulted in great victory for Spaniards. (T. Sheridan) (1979)
Persons
Oca Sarmiento, Antonio de (Gobernador)
Mena, Matheo de
Surqui, Juan
Medrano, Antonio de
More, Thoan (?) de
Geytia, Marcos de
Places
Tepeguanes (Provincia)
Guanacevy (Guanacevi) (Real)
Mezquital (Paraje)
Tizonazo (Pueblo)
Yndehe (Real)
Durango
Conchos (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Salineros
Tepehuanes
Conchos
Tobosos
Gavilanes
Acoclames
Nonoxes
Cavezas
Ciuolos
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-A-09, Pastells Col. Vol. 010, Mexico Vol. 10, pp. 059-064
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0063(67-1-30)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp., Vol. 10, Mexico Vol. 10, pp. 059-064 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 10 V. 10
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005535/JHI
Rights
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