Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning cumanche depredations at Ojo Caliente.

Serial Number
041-02793
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning cumanche depredations at Ojo Caliente.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Date
11-09-1768
Date
01-28-1769
Documentation
Santa Fe. November 9, 1768 - January 28, 1769. 24p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta recounts 1768 Cumanche hostilities in Ojo Caliente. Blames continuation of poor Indian relations on predecessor Urriosola. Mendinueta claims he has tried to improve relations and frontier commerce. Maintains only way to establish peace is to fortify frontier. (S. Gibbs, August 1987)
Persons
Portillo Urriosola, Manuel (Gobernador Interino)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Cuellar, Lope de (Commisionado)
Places
Ojo Caliente (Pueblo)
Pecurias (Pueblo)
Taos (Pueblo)
Sierra Blanca
Jila
Nattaxe
Nataje
Santa Fee
Nuebo Mexico
Vizcaya
Chiguagua
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Tutas
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 070-081
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 070-081
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order, folio 71 repeated. Folios misnumbered.
Reference Number
10300017
Rights
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