Proposal by Mezieres to hunt down renegade Apaches and destroy them, their communities and fields

Serial Number
041-00337
Title
Proposal by Mezieres to hunt down renegade Apaches and destroy them, their communities and fields
Author(s)
Mezieres, Athanasia de (Comandante)
Date
07-04-1772
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar. July 4, 1772. 2p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Mezieres proposes to destroy Apaches by hunting them down and destroying their livelihood. Notes that one result will be strengthened ties with peaceful nations and more successful campaigns against osage, who are deemed to be much more terrible than Apaches. Requests permission to sell captives taken in expedition. (T. Cederstrom, October 1986)
Persons
Mezieres, Athanasia de
Ripperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Places
Extremadura, Nueva
Bexar, San Antonio (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Osages
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 181-182
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 181-182
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2000012
Rights
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