Letter from Mendinuta to Croix about transfer of presidio El Paso

Serial Number
041-02778
Title
Letter from Mendinuta to Croix about transfer of presidio El Paso
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Date
11-14-1767
Documentation
Santa Fee. November 14, 1767. 6p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta recommends to Croix that El Paso presidio be better agricultural lands, more defensible position against Apaches. Notes that presidio is undermanned. Argues that it be augmented by settlers and indios Genizaros, who should be settled at Rancheria. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons
Rubi, Marques de
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Croix (Virrey)
Places
Robledo (Paraje)
El Paso del Norte (Presidio)
Organos (Sierra)
San Christobal (Sierra)
Nueba Viscaya
Sonora
Nuebo Mexico
Florida
Rancheria (Paraje)
Agua Nueba (Paraje)
Carrizal (Poblacion)
Chiguagua (Villa)
Gila (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Apaches Gilenos
Genizaros
Military Groups
Compania de Cavalleria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 012-014
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 012-014
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
10300002
Rights
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