Juan Baptista de Anza al senor don Juan de Pineda. Sobre actividades contra los Seris, Pimas y Apaches.

Serial Number
180-00012
Title
Juan Baptista de Anza al senor don Juan de Pineda. Sobre actividades contra los Seris, Pimas y Apaches.
Author(s)
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Date
10-31-1770
Documentation
Sombrerete. October 31, 1770. 3p. Letter. Transcription.
Summary
Regarding a 28 day expedition- only killed 4 Seris; encountered very few Pimas (some 10 families living in pairs, and very frightened of the troops); found some Piatos in the canyon el Diablo y Loreto, killed 2 men and 2 women; used Suaquis as guides. Also notes a placer strike at Nacameri. Asks for the total restitution of forces at Tubac and Terrenate, or at least 50 soldiers that are badly needed in campaigns against Apaches. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Anza, Juan Baptista de (Capitan)
Pineda, Juan de (Coronel)
Places
Sombrerete (?)
Buenavista (Sierra)
El Diablo y Loreto (Canon)
Nacameri (Pueblo y Canon)
Tubac (Presidio)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Piatos
Suaquis
Apaches
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0231
Original Location
BN, Mexico, Leg. 0053
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4365
Rights
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