Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning activities of Indians in Santa Fee.

Serial Number
041-02777
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning activities of Indians in Santa Fee.
Author(s)
Croix, Marques de
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Date
03-17-1767
Date
12-05-1767
Documentation
Santa Fee. March 17, 1767 - December 5, 1767. 18p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta takes office at presidio of Santa Fee after Gachupin. Mentions inspection of cavalry, includes itemized table of cavalry. Series of letters reports various tribes' relations with Spanish. Mentions skirmishes with Apaches, Cumanches, and hunting disputes with Cumanches. Letters from virrey wishing Mendinueta success and acknowledging receipt of Mendinueta's letters. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons
Croix, Marques de
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Velez Gachupin, Thomas
Ruvi, Marques de (Inspector General Mariscal de Campo)
Places
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Nuebo Mexico
Gila (Provincia)
Alburquerque (Jurisdiccion)
Sandia (Sierra)
Norte (Rio)
Ojo Caliente
Galisteo (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Tutas
Nabajos
Carlanas
Gunillas(?)
Natajes
Cumanches
Apaches Gilenos
Military Groups
Compania de Cavalleria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 002-011
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 002-011
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 7 is probable rough draft for letter on folio 9. May be related to note in similar hand between folios 14 and 15.
Reference Number
10300001
Rights
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