Letter of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli with related letter of Zacarain to Fayni, and viceroy's draft response

Serial Number
041-01057
Title
Letter of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli with related letter of Zacarain to Fayni, and viceroy's draft response
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Zacarain, Luis Maria
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Date
04-21-1773
Date
05-19-1773
Documentation
Real de Oro/Durango/Mexico. April 21 - May 19, 1773. 9p. Letter. Draft. Original. Signed.
Summary
Concerns Indian depredations around Valle de San Bartholome; includes notes on dangerous alliance of Tarahumaras with Apaches; a description of a foray under Zacarain who lead militia against barbarians; and a draft response by viceroy noting possible stationing of a flying company in area. Zacarain's account provides many interesting notes on combat; Apache customs; his expenses; use of Cueras by Indians; and poor condition of region resulting from enemy raids. (J. Williams, March 1987)
Persons
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Zacarain, Luis Maria
Places
Durango (Real)
Chihuahua
Mexico
Veracruz
Nueva Vizcaya
San Bartholome (Valle)
Ethnic Groups
Tarahumares
Apaches
Yaquis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 043 ff. 023-027
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 043 ff. 023-027
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
4300005
Rights
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