Letters from Pineda to Croix concerning Indian attacks, arrival of priest, and soldier's subsistence needs.

Serial Number
041-01187
Title
Letters from Pineda to Croix concerning Indian attacks, arrival of priest, and soldier's subsistence needs.
Author(s)
Pineda, Juan de (Gobernador)
Date
03-07-1768
Date
05-26-1768
Documentation
Buenavista. March 7, 1768. 86p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Pineda informs Croix of Indian raids. Preparation to attack Indians in Nopalera. Anza kills female Sibubapa, takes male captive, recovers 80 horses, and reports small quantity of water in Nopalera. Sibubapas attack Yecora, killing 5 including one Spaniard. A Spaniard, Leron, accompanied group of drunken Indians. Indians raid Ostimuri; Rio Chico soldiers kill 5 of them, Taraumaras kill 3 more. Apaches take 90 horses from Visani. Altar soldiers kill 1 Seri, send 7 captives to Pitic. More than 100 Indians take 202 horses from Pitic. Friendly Pimas urged to fight Apaches; 27 Apaches are killed. Oliba and 60 soldiers patrol Cerro Prieto. Enemy Indians move away from Nopalera looking for water and cactus fruits. Urrea, Cancio and Elizondo ordered to strike rebel Indians from 3 different places. Indians steal horses from Guaymas. Fronteras' soldiers attack Indian in Cara Pintada, recovering 43 horses. Apaches attack soldiers in Saracachi, killing 1 black person, and take horses. Pineda informs Croix of priest's arrival from Querataro; he will provide horses and food. pertrechos de guerra and soldiers arrive at Guaymas. Pineda informs Croix of need for food, clothes, arms, and salaries for himself and soldiers. Merchants in Mexico refuse to send things unless they receive partial payment. (J. Tapia, July, 1987).
Persons
Olibas, Juan Maria (Teniente)
Elizondo, Domingo (Teniente)
Anza, Juan Baptista (Capitan)
Pineda, Juan de (Gobernador)
Croix, Carlos Francisco de (Virrey)
Corbalan, Pedro (Comisario)
Leron, Ignacio
Bergoza, Juan Joseph (Capitan)
Vildosola, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Meave, Ambrosio de
Calderon Gonzalez, Jose
Cancio, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Palomino, Joseph (Padre)
Places
Nopalera (Cajon)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Pitic (Presidio)
Zerro Prieto
Abispas (Paraje)
Cosari (Cajon)
Conejos (Cajon)
Pitic (Rio)
Guaimas, San Antonio de
Bacun (Pueblo)
Bayoreca
Hiaqui (Rio)
Durango
Oshmuri (Provincia)
Guisamopa del Pilar (Rincon)
Taraumara (Sierra)
Yecora (Pueblo)
Babaroco (Barranca)
Guadalupe (Pueblo)
Nuri (Pueblo)
Rio Chico (Pueblo)
Tesopaco (Pueblo)
Bisani
Belem
Queretaro
Tecoripa (Pueblo)
Zasechi (Puesto)
San Fernando
Jalisco
Lobos (Isla)
Sonora (Rio)
Tubac (Presidio)
Guirivis (Pueblo)
Piedra Lisa (Cajon)
Saracachi
Tepache
Terapa
Nacarobi
Mazatlan (Puerto)
Loreto
Cara Pintada
Altar
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Sibubapas
Taraumaras
Apaches
Negros
Mexicanos
Military Groups
Tropa Veterana
Compania Volante
Dragones
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 047 ff. 350-394
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 047 ff. 350-394
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order, water stained, duplication of pages
Reference Number
4700012
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