Letter from fray Fernandez to viceroy complaining about lack of military eagerness to reduce Apaches.

Serial Number
041-05226
Title
Letter from fray Fernandez to viceroy complaining about lack of military eagerness to reduce Apaches.
Author(s)
Fernandez, Benito (Fray)(Presidente de Misiones de Texas), Altamira, Marquez de (Auditor de Guerra).
Date
03-05-1743
Date
07-16-1743
Documentation
Acuna, concepcion de (mision). March 5, 1743. 4p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Letter to viceroy by fray Fernandez criticizing role of military personnel in reduction of Apaches and advancement into in northern territories. Fray Fernandez describes areas by deduction and by information gained from travelers about such northern territories. Fray Fernandez also describes danger of advancement by French to colonize a bigger territory than Nueva Espana assuring crown he would be able to conquer these territories with a handful of soldiers and missionaries if permission is given. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Fernandez, Benito de (Fray)(Presidente Misiones de Texas)
Altamira, Marquez de (Auditor de Guerra)
Vizarron y Eguiarreta, Juan Antonio de (Arzobispo)(Virrey)
Urrutia, Urvino (Capitan)
Bustillos Zevallos, Juan Antonio (Gobernador)
Costales, Gabriel (Capitan)
Boneo, Justo (Teniente Coronel)
Sandoval, Francisco de (Gobernador)
Places
Acuna, Concepcion de (Mision)
Coaguila
Nueva Vizcaya
Durango (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Rio Grande del Norte (Rio)
Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Mision)
Conchos (Presidio)
Bejar, San Antonio del (Presidio)
Caudachos (Rio)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Bahia (Presidio)
Adais (Presidio)
Luisiana (Provincia)
Nueva Francia (Colonia Francesa)
Quivira
Carolina (Provincia)
Nueva Orliens (Ciudad)(Puerto)
Nachitoes (Pueblo)
Luisiana Francesa
San Juan Bautista (Mision)
San Bernardo (Mision)
San Pedro (Villa)
Rojo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Asinasis
Apaches
Ipandes
Pelones
Lipanes
Franceses
Tobosos
Comanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 086-088
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 086-088
Language
Spanish
Notes
Letter by marquez de Altamira in margin of Fernandez letter advising viceroy against Fernandez request.
Reference Number
23600014
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