Correspondence to viceroy detailing identity of comanches.

Serial Number
041-05223
Title
Correspondence to viceroy detailing identity of comanches.
Author(s)
Fernandez, Benito (Fray)
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador), Marquez de Altamira.
Date
03-03-1743
Documentation
Acuna, concepcion de (mision). March 3, 1743. Letters. Informe. Signed. 3p.
Summary
Correspondence between fray Fernandez and viceroy in which a detailed description of northern group of people who are excellent, disciplined and brave warriors are advancing toward Texas who make Apaches fear for their lives, fray Fernandez describes these people awe stressing the point that now is time to finish converting Apaches to christianism and then turn toward these people to convert them and bring them under crown, these people are called Comanches. Fray Fernandez compares Comanches with syrians. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Fernandez, Benito (Fray)
Cebrian y Agustin, Pedro (Conde de Fuen Clara)(Virrey)
Places
Acuna, Concepcion de (Mision)
Saltillo (Villa)
Nuevo Reyno de Leon (Provincia)
Thexas (Provincia)
La Luisiana
Nueva Vizcaya (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Candachos (Rio)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Santa Fe (Presidio)
Conchos (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Comanches
Sirios (Asia)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 077-078
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 077-078
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23600011
Rights
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