Letter in response to request to rescue Picuris from captivity

Serial Number
041-00918
Title
Letter in response to request to rescue Picuris from captivity
Author(s)
Cuerbo y Valdes, Francisco (Gobernador)
Garaycochea, Juan (Fray)
Date
07-03-1706
Date
01-22-1707
Documentation
Santa Fe. July 3, 1706. 14p.letter. Relacion. Signed. Copy.
Summary
Cuerbo y Valdes answers Garaycochea's letter about rescue of Picuries held captive by Apaches which was requested by their cazique Lorenzo. Governor questions two natives of Moqui about access to carry out rescue of such captives. Governor orders christianized Indians to help in defense of their own lives and properties against rebels. Autos pertaining to various happenings, from the appearance of a man on a queso de Sibola (See ff.56-61), to lack of enough missionaries to man doctrinas and missions in province, and why Picuries should be rescued from Apaches. (A. Dell'acqua, June 1987)
Persons
Cuerbo y Valdes, Francisco (Gobernador)
Garaycochea, Juan (Fray)
Holquin, Thomas (Capitan)
Roque Gutierrez, Juan (Capitan)
Paez, Juan (General)
Sisneros, Antonio de (Capitan)
Lorenzo (Cacique Picuri)
Iriarte, Manuel de (Sargento Mayor)
Matias, Salbador
Vargas Zapata Lujan Ponce de Leon, Diego de (Gobernador)
Fernandez de la Cueva Enriquez, Francisco (Virrey)
Places
Moqui
Santa Fe (Villa)
Guantelejo, Santo Domingo del (Pueblo)
Zuni (Provincia)
Alona (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Picuries
Navajos
Apaches de Guantelejo
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 036 ff. 362-369
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 036 ff. 362-369
Language
Spanish
Notes
See ff. 0056-0061.
Reference Number
3600021
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