Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Indian hostilities and proposed retaliation.

Serial Number
041-02851
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Indian hostilities and proposed retaliation.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Virrey
Date
08-22-1775
Date
08-12-1776
Documentation
Santa Fe. August 12, 1776. 16p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta recounts Indian murders, thefts and reports failures to catch Indian offenders. Cites difficulty in initiating campaigns due to lack of horses. Indicates desire to form force composed of presidio military personnel, Indians and militia to punish Indian offenders. Voices complaints of Oconor's command. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Fray)
Borica, Diego de (Primer Teniente)
Christobas (Fray)
Places
Santa Fe
Nuevo Mexico
Albuquerque (Jurisdiccion)
Cienega (Ranchos)
Laguna (Jurisdiccion)
Rio Grande del Norte (Paraje)
Madelena (Sierra)
Ladrones (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches Gilenos
Cumanches
Apaches
Navajos
Yutas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 298-306
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 298-306
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300075
Rights
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