Fr. Alonzo de Posadas al rey. Informe sobre la provincia de Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
040-00262
Title
Fr. Alonzo de Posadas al rey. Informe sobre la provincia de Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Posadas, A. de (Fray)
Date
1686
Documentation
1686. 22pp. Mimeogr. Typesc. Cpy. Ms.
Summary
The lands and people of New Mexico are described, concentration is mainly on the province of teguijo. The area is placed in geographic relation to California, Texas, and Florida, and special mention is made of the fact that it is frequently confused with Quivira. The peoples are described, especially the Apaches, and the history of Spanish and French explorations into the area is given. (C. Briggs) (1975)
Persons
Posadas, Alonzo de (Fray)
Penalosa, Diego de
Benavides, Alonso de
Onate, Juan de
Escobar, Francisco
Dominguez de Mendoza, Juan
Cerda y Aragon, Tomas Antonio de la (Conde de Paredes) (Marques de la Laguna)
Castillo, Diego de
Martin, Hernan
Places
Quivira (Provincia)
Teguajo (Texas?)
Espiritu Santo (Bahia del)
Santa Fee (Villa de)
Rio Grande
Salado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0429
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Historia, Leg. 0003
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1587
Rights
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