Letters from fray Mezquia to viceroy relating transfer of missions in Texas to rio San Antonio also Apache attacks to missionaries.

Serial Number
041-05228
Title
Letters from fray Mezquia to viceroy relating transfer of missions in Texas to rio San Antonio also Apache attacks to missionaries.
Author(s)
Perez de Mezquia, Pedro (Fray)
Rivera, Pedro de (Visitador Militar)
Date
05-02-1731
Documentation
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (colegio apostolico). May 3, 1731. 9p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Documents relating the abandonment of missions in Texas and reestablishment of same in shores of San Antonio River. Apache attacks to missionaries and request by them to have military escorts while traveling for provisions to feed Indians attached to missions in same manner as convoys of provisions for presidios are protected. On Margin letter from Ribera advising viceroy about such requests by fray Mezquia, viceroy comply with Ribera's advice. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Perez de Mezquia, Pedro (Fray)
Ribera, Pedro de (Visitador Militar)
Vergara, Gabriel de (Fray)
Munoz, Pedro (Fray)
Angeles, Juan (Fray)
Acuna, Juan de (Marquez de Casa Fuerte) (Virrey)
Sevillano de Paredes, Miguel (Fray)
Nunez Morillo, Miguel
Perez de Almazan, Juan Antonio (Capitan)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
Rio San Antonio (Mision)
Valero, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Medina (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Pacaos
Papalates
Ahobjas
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 089-093
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 089-093
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23600016
Rights
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