Letter from Virrey(?) to faini about military campaign of 1772 in Chihuahua.

Serial Number
041-00996
Title
Letter from Virrey(?) to faini about military campaign of 1772 in Chihuahua.
Author(s)
Virrey(?)
Date
11-11-1772
Date
11-28-1772
Documentation
Mexico. December 16, 1772. 4p. Letter. Original.
Summary
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)
Persons
Faini, Joseph
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
Places
Durango
Chihuahua
Norte (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches Natajes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 025-027
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 025-027
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 27 misnumbered.
Reference Number
4200014
Rights
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