Letters between Mendinuta and Bucareli concerning Indian hostilities.

Serial Number
041-02828
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Bucareli concerning Indian hostilities.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Fray)
Date
01-16-1773
Date
05-04-1773
Documentation
Santa Fee, Mexico. May 14, 1773 - July 27, 1773. 6p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta recounts Indian thefts, kidnappings, murders. Mentions Cumanche ambivalence in village commerce and war. explains drought and winter has killed horses. Bucareli expresses sympathy for depredations but declares faith in Mendinueta's ability to control Indians through zeal and prudence. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Fray)
Christobal (Fray)
Places
Santa Fee
Nuevo Mexico
Chiguagua (Villa)
Taos (Pueblo)
Pecos (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cumanches
Picuris
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 217-220
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 217-220
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order. Folios 218-219 same as folios 226-227.
Reference Number
10300052
Rights
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