Letter from Virrey(?) to faini about military campaign of 1772 in Chihuahua.
Mexico. December 16, 1772. 4p. Letter. Original.
Virrey(?) Mentions cavalry disaster at Chihuahua; Oconor's plea to king to provide remounts to keep campaign going. Virrey relates how he exhorts justicias subalternas to help defend by keeping watch for Indians. Mentions peace made by new Apache captains; rich clothing given to Indians. Encourages Faini to be suspicious of peaceful appearance of Indians. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 025-027
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 025-027
Folio 27 misnumbered.
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