Muy senor mio: los dos destacamentos que cito en el parte de 19 del corriente reconocieron la sierra del purgatorio

Serial Number
041-04923
Title
Muy senor mio: los dos destacamentos que cito en el parte de 19 del corriente reconocieron la sierra del purgatorio
Author(s)
Elizondo, Domingo
Date
01-23-1770
Documentation
Pitic. January 23, 1770. 3p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Detachment under Anza scouts Sierra del Purgatorio, Jojova in search of Pima rebels. Finds none. Detachment under Bergosa encounters Rancheria of 6 Seri men in Arroyo de los Tobosos. Kills famous Seri capitan chepillo- other 5 men out hunting. Also, kills 1 woman, 2 boys, takes 9 children, 4 women prisoner. Detachment under Moreno attacks Seri Rancheria in marisma. Seris flee into unasperisimo bosque. 7 children captured. Bloody tracks found. Continues to Tenuaje, Tonuco, surprising Rancheria of 4 Pimas. Elizondo argues that such guerrilla warfare tactics es el Mas breve y unico, para conseguir su condigno castigo of rebels. (T. Sheridan) (1980)
Persons
Ansa, Juan (Capitan)
Bergosa, Juan
Chepillo (Seri Capitan)
Moreno, Vizente (Capitan)
Elizondo, Domingo
Croix, Marquez de
Places
Purgatorio (Sierra)
Jojova (Sierra)
Tobosos (Arroyo)
Tenuaje (Monte)
Tonuco (Cerro)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Seris
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 226 ff. 198-199 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 226 ff. 198-199 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
22600044
Rights
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