Padre Silvestre Velez de Escalante to padre Juan Augustin de Morfi. Descripcion de la subvelacion de 1680 en Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
250-00075
Title
Padre Silvestre Velez de Escalante to padre Juan Augustin de Morfi. Descripcion de la subvelacion de 1680 en Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Padre)
Date
04-02-1778
Documentation
Letter. Original. Signed. Santa Fe. April 2, 1778. 8.
Summary
Recounts in some detail the 1680 Indian revolt in New Mexico. Details on prevailing conditions, the uprising, efforts to quell the unrest, and final victory in 1692. Also, some remarks on Indians in 1778 and on local conditions. Calls for additional priests in Gran Quivera. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Otermin
Vargas, Diego de
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Padre)
Morfi, Juan Agustin
Places
Santa Fe
Taos
Norte (Rio del)
Isleta
Texas
Pecos (Rio)
Salado (Rio)
Tia
Gran Quirira
Ethnic Groups
Tehuas
Abos
Tumanas
Apaches
Tanos
Conchos
Julimenos
Cholomos
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer ms. 1084.
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer Ms. 1084
Language
Spanish
Notes
Trans. To published in land of sunshine March to April 1900, pp. 247-250, 309-314.
Batch Reference Number
2602
Rights
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