Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over hostilities, deceit, and lifestyles of Indians.

Serial Number
041-02783
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over hostilities, deceit, and lifestyles of Indians.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Date
11-15-1767
Date
06-04-1768
Documentation
N.p. November 15, 1767 - June 4, 1768. 10p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta relates that prior calmness of Cumanches on frontier is gone. Relates Cumanche raids and murders. Complains of inefficiency of tracking Cumanches because of terrain and lack of water; tells of incident in which Apache guides were deceitful. Notes plains south of Colorado River unsuitable for settlement. Croix responds but has no suggestions on how to track Indian offenders. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Places
Nueba Viccaya
Nuebo Mexico
Rancheria
Taos (Frontera)
Cibolo
Bazque (Arroyo)
Galisteo (Pueblo)
Ojo Caliente
Taos (Villa)
Colorado (Rio)
Orejas del Conejo
Abiquiu (Pueblo)
Alburquerque
Atrisco (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Gueres
Apaches
Galisteos
Apaches Gilenos
Military Groups
Caballeria
Cavallada y Cuerpo de Guardia
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 020-025
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 020-025
Language
Spanish
Notes
Unsigned note on folio 25
Reference Number
10300007
Rights
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