Teodoro de Croix a Juan Bautista Peru. Croix's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs.

Serial Number
300-00134
Title
Teodoro de Croix a Juan Bautista Peru. Croix's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs.
Author(s)
Croix, Teodoro de
Date
01-00-1783
Date
06-00-1783
Documentation
Arispe. Jan.-June, 1783. 15p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Croix's letters to Peru, 1783, concerning frontier military affairs. Notes that Janos presidio killed about 23 Indians, took 3 prisoners among Indians ostensibly seeking peace and warns Peru to beware Indian vengeance. Details proposed campaign against Apache under Vildosola, involving presidial soldiers from Santa Cruz, vecinos from Fronteras, Opatas from Bavispe. Tells Peru to increase production of canones pedreros for use against Apaches. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Neve, Phelipe (Comandante Inspector)
Vildosola, Joseph Antonio (Teniente Coronel)
Vergara, Domingo (Military Leader of Fronteras Vecinos)
Martinez, Francisco (Capitan)
Pachateju (Apache Capitan)
Carrasco, Joseph Manuel (Teniente)
Gil, Nicolas (Capitan de San Buenaventura Presidio)
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Places
Carrizal (Presidio)
Basuchil (Valle)
Chihuahua (Villa)
Santa Cruz (Presidio)
Chiricahui (Chiricahua) (Sierra)
San Simon
Fronteras (Presidio)
Bavispe
Animas (Sierra)
Santo Domingo (Playa)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Arispe (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Opatas
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 004 sec. 04 pp. 001-015
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 004 Sec. 04 pp. 001-015
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4572
Rights
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