Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Apache, cumanche hostilities and docility of navajos.

Serial Number
041-02848
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Apache, cumanche hostilities and docility of navajos.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Virrey
Date
12-10-1775
Date
06-05-1776
Documentation
Santa Fe. June 5, 1776 - September 4, 1776. 7p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Concerns Indian murders, horse thefts and unsuccessful attempts by villagers to catch offenders due to snow and poor mounts. Mentions peaceful Navajos who have planted on ancient grounds. Virrey(?) Acknowledges receipt of letters and indicates hope that 1500 horses will aid in apprehending Indian offenders. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
Places
Alburquerque (Jurisdiccion)
Isleta (Pueblo)
Nuevo Mexico
Santa Fe
Puerco (Rio)
Velen (Partido)
Galisteo (Tierra)
Zibolos (Casa)
Galisteo (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cumanches
Navajos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 291-294
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 291-294
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300072
Rights
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