Letters relating Juan de Dios Michelena's activities and whether he is a spy or not from New Mexico.

Serial Number
041-04533
Title
Letters relating Juan de Dios Michelena's activities and whether he is a spy or not from New Mexico.
Author(s)
Michelena, Juan de Dios
Michelena, Juan Joseph
Nava, Pedro de
and others
Date
11-06-1795
Date
08-09-1801
Documentation
Mexico. Valladolid. August 1, 1800-August 9, 1801. 43p. Letters. Originals. Signed. Copies.
Summary
Stray Indian found on the streets of Mexico one night is taken in to be baptized. After a supposed drunken attack on the Cura, he is taken to prison. Inquiries into his background lead to his identity as that of a desertor of family and post in New Mexico turned Spy. Nothing is proven. (E. Wilson, November 1989)
Persons
Dios Michelena, Juan de (Comanche)
Michelena, Juan Jose de (Cura)
Camargo, Pedro (Padre Fray)
Branciforte
Aguilar, Jose Antonio
Berenguer de Marquina, Felix (Virrey)
Gallega, Vicente (Doctor)
Hortega, Felipe Diaz de (Doctor)
Casta Genizaro, Juan de Dios Rodriguez
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)
Borbon
Nava, Pedro de
Places
Valladolid
Nuevo Mexico
Chihuahua
Santa Fe
Mapimi
Ethnic Groups
Cumanchis
Yutas
Jicarillas
Apaches
Navajos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 204 ff. 460-487
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 204 ff. 460-487
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 460, 461, 484 are duplicated
Reference Number
20400019
Rights
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