Juan Baptista de Anza al senor theniente coronel don Juan de Pineda. Sobre la entrada de la sierra Florida.

Serial Number
180-00002
Title
Juan Baptista de Anza al senor theniente coronel don Juan de Pineda. Sobre la entrada de la sierra Florida.
Author(s)
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Date
03-17-1766
Documentation
Tucab. March 17, 1766. 4p. Letter. Transcription.
Summary
Expedition to find the most favorable corridor through the Sierra Florida. Encountered 100 enemies (Apaches) with their families; entered into battle, wounding many. Caught another group with an infinite harvest of Mescal, they attacked, killing one Apache. Expedition hit by grave epidemic. During that time, Apaches raided San Xavier, stealing all 300 Head of livestock. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Pineda, Juan de (Teniente Coronel)
Vildosola (Capitan)
Places
Tubac (Presidio)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Sobaipuri (Rio)
San Christoval (Playa)
Florida (Sierra)
Gila (Rio)
San Simon
San Marzial
San Vissente (Sierra)
Babocomari
San Xavier del Bac (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
Sobaipuris
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0231
Original Location
BN, Mexico, Leg. 0053
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4358
Rights
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