Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Indian hostilities and change in presidio placement rules.

Serial Number
041-02829
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Indian hostilities and change in presidio placement rules.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Virrey
Date
09-10-1772
Date
05-18-1773
Documentation
Santa Fee. May 18, 1773 - July 27, 1773. 33p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Correspondence focuses upon change of rules governing positioning of presidios, proposal to establish fort at Robledo, promotion of inspector Oconor to Coronel. Virrey(?) Praises Mendinueta's excellent relations with some surrounding populations. Mendinueta relates Apache/Cumanche hostilities, hardship caused by drought and insect plagues. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Fray)
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)(Coronel)
Croix, Marques de
Places
Robledo
Santa Fee
Nuebo Mexico
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Senecu (Pueblo)
Valle (Paraje)
Temes (Pueblo)
Cochiti (Pueblo)
Canada (Jurisdiccion)
Pinos (Rio)
Conejos (Rio)
Tesuque (Pueblo)
Picuris (Pueblo)
Taos (Pueblo)
Vizcaya
El Paso
Nueba Vizcaya
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cumanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 221-236
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 221-236
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order. Folio 225 repeated. Folios misnumbered. Folios 221-222 same text as 227-228.
Reference Number
10300053
Rights
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