Vela Prada, Jose to Real Alencaster, Joaquin del. A letter concerning the Zuni missions.

Serial Number
275-02516
Title
Vela Prada, Jose to Real Alencaster, Joaquin del. A letter concerning the Zuni missions.
Author(s)
Vela Prada, Jose
Date
05-19-1805
Documentation
Abiquiu. May 19, 1805. 4 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
A letter proposing the relocation of the Zuni to the Rio Grande, justifying the move on the isolation of the mission and the problem of the missionary receiving attention when ill or dying; problems with the Navajo and the danger of travel. The Zuni would benefit by having fertile land and sufficient water. (Robert H. Jackson) (1980)
Persons
Vela Prada, Jose
Real Alencaster, Joaquin del (Gobernador)
Narbone, Antonio
Castro, Jose (OFM)
Riega, Geronimo (OFM)
Places
Abiquiu (Mision)
Zuni (Mision)
del Norte (Rio)
Santa Clara (Pueblo)
La Laguna (Mision)
Acoma (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Zunis
Navajos
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 15 fr. 0616-0619.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 015 ff. 0616-0619.
Other Location
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language
Spanish
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1831.
Batch Reference Number
10283
Rights
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