Narciso Tapia a Narciso Muniz. Letters concerning negotiations with Apaches. Copies of all Tapia's letters, pp. 271-97.

Serial Number
300-00113
Title
Narciso Tapia a Narciso Muniz. Letters concerning negotiations with Apaches. Copies of all Tapia's letters, pp. 271-97.
Author(s)
Tapia, Narciso
Date
02-28-1778
Documentation
Janos. February 28, 1778. 17p. Letter. Original. Signed. Copy.
Summary
3 letters by Tapia, same date, concerning peace negotiations, prisoner exchange with Apaches. Number of Spanish prisoners recovered now 14, but Toribio Bojorquez not one of them. Apache prisoners in Chihuahua being rounded up to exchange for Spanish prisoners among Apaches, horses stolen from San Bartholome. Tapia describes Rivera's encounter with Nantaneju and his band of Apaches of Rio Casas Grandes concerning Spanish doubts of Apache fidelity, prompting Pachateju to come to Janos to tell Tapia Apaches mistrust Spaniards because Former Janos presidial capitanes have always imprisoned them during peace negotiations. Pp. 267-68, Theresa Garcia, vecina of Valle de Buenaventura, states she has received her son Juan Jose marques, formerly Apache captive, from Tapia. Pp.271-297, copies of Tapia's letters, 12/18/1777-2/28/1778. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Tapia, Narciso (Teniente de Janos Presidio)
Muniz, Narciso (Comandante de la Primera Division, Capitan de Carrizal Presidio)
Rivera, Thadeo de (Alferez de la 4A Compania)
Nantaneju (Apache Capitan)
Pachateju (Apache Capitan)
Bojorquez, Toribio (Spanish Boy Captured By Apaches)
Garcia, Theresa (Vecina, Valle de San Buenaventura)
Marques, Juan Jose (Ransomed Captive of Apaches)
Peru, Jose Joachin (Cadete de Janos Presidio)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
Cassas Grandes (Rio)
Chihuahua
San Bartholome (Valle)
San Buenaventura (Valle)
Ethnic Groups
Chiricahuis (Chiricahuas)
Mimbrenos
Gilenos
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 01 pp. 259-268; 271-297
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 01 pp. 259-268 271-297
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4553
Rights
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