Jose Antonio Vildosolo. Diario de la expedicion a efecto de abrir tramito para la comunicacion y comercio entre Sonora y New Mexico.

Serial Number
250-00078
Title
Jose Antonio Vildosolo. Diario de la expedicion a efecto de abrir tramito para la comunicacion y comercio entre Sonora y New Mexico.
Author(s)
Vildosolo, Jose Antonio (Lt. Col.)
Date
12-17-1780
Documentation
Informe. Original. Signed. New Mexico. December 17, 1780. 10 fols. Both sides.
Summary
Covers the expedition that began November 9, 1780. Daily remarks on distances traveled. After first week description increases. Remarks on battle with Apaches. Diary aimed at outlining best route from Santa Fe to the provincias externas listing towns, water sources and landmarks. The journey ends in Arispe. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons
Vildosolo, Jose Antonio (Lt. Col.)
Places
Nuevo Mexico
Sonora
Solondrimas
Santo Domingo
Bernalillo
Valencia
Romero
Alamillo
Bosque del Apache
Valverde
San Jacome
Picacho
Chiricagui (Sierra de)
Taravilla
Hacha (Sierra de la)
San Luis
Alamo
Naidemibacachi
Santa Cruz (Presidio de)
Nutrias (Presidio de las)
Agua de Bacamichi
Arispe
Ethnic Groups
Gilenos
Apaches
First Location
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer ms. 1256.
Original Location
NL, Chicago, Ayer Ms. 1256
Language
Spanish
Notes
The entry in butler's guide is wrong. There are 2 diaries in ms. 1256. Cf. Anza, diario. A la sierra de las mimbres. Publ. Ref. Alfred b. Thomas, edit trans. Forgotten frontiers. norman, 1932.
Batch Reference Number
2646
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