Letters between Mendinuta and virrey about Indian hostilities, military campaigns, and equipment lists.

Serial Number
041-02839
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and virrey about Indian hostilities, military campaigns, and equipment lists.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Virrey
Date
03-24-1775
Date
12-10-1775
Documentation
Santa Fee. July 26, 1775 - February 14, 1776. 22p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Decision made not to split presidio forces in order to defend against Indians. Mendinueta relates two major hostile encounters in which Spanish forces destroy rancherias, tiendas and take Indian captives. Mendinueta requests horses and guns for war effort. Mentions possibility of using vecinos in war. Request for arms, horses granted on condition that distribution list of horses is submitted to virrey. Relation of Indian thefts, murders. Brief notes concerning absence of pelicans; prohibition of certain drinks. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Fray)
Borica, Diego de (Teniente)
Places
Santa Fee
Pecos (Pueblo)
Canada (Jurisdiccion)
Nuebo Mexico
Carriza
Temes (Pueblo)
Zia (Pueblo)
Laguna (Pueblo)
Acoma (Pueblo)
Albuquerque
Atrisco
Pajanito
Tome
Belen
Santa Ana (Pueblo)
Bernalillo (Pueblo)
Sandia (Pueblo)
Ysleta (Pueblo)
Balecia (Pueblo)
Genizaros (Pueblo)
Belen, Beanos de (Pueblo)
Zuni
Alameda (Puesto)
Belen (Partido)
Taos (Pueblo)
Corrales (Puesto)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Gilenos
Navajos
Yutas
Apaches
Navajos
Genizaros
Rastrojos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 260-271
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 260-271
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300063
Rights
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