Letter from Mendinuta to O'Conor concerning establishment of route between Sonora and Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
041-03999
Title
Letter from Mendinuta to O'Conor concerning establishment of route between Sonora and Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Mendinueta, Pedro Fermin de
Date
03-20-1777
Documentation
Santa Fee. November 9, 1775. 12 pp. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Mendinueta's response to O'Conor in reference to Crespo's plan that direct lines of communication be established between Nuebo Mexico and Pimeria Alta. States that Hopis live in relative isolation, having few contacts with Spaniards, but maintain amicable relations with Navajos and Utes. Headwaters of San Francisco settled by sedentary Apaches Gilenos. (J. H. Ochs, October 1987).
Persons
Mendinueta, Pedro Fermin de (Gobernador)
Crespo, Francisco Antonio (Gobernador)
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Fray)
Miera, Bernardo
Barrera, Marcial (Teniente)
Chafalote (Capitan de Apaches Gilenos)
Manuel Tomas (Indio Mestizo)
Rodriguez, Joachin (Capellan de Terrenate)
Places
San Francisco (Rio)
Santa Cruz
Sonora
Monte Rey
Moqui (Provincia)
Nuebo Mexico
Zuni (Pueblo)
Gila (Sierra)
Terrenate
Kanquinat
Ethnic Groups
Moquis
Zunis
Apaches Gilenos
Navajos
Yutas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 169 ff. 169-174
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 169 ff. 169-174
Language
Spanish
Notes
Peramas' copy of letter.
Reference Number
16900006
Rights
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