ALPUENTE, JUAN DE

BID Number
17507
Occupation
1695 - 1696: PECOS, NEW MEXICO/OFM, GUARDIAN
1693: SANTA FE/DEFINATOR AND LECTURER IN PHILOSOPHY
1694 - 1696: N.P./CHAPLAIN OF ARMY
1694: ZIA, SANTA ANA/(NONE)
Notes
ONE OF THE 18 FRANCISCANS TO ACCOMPANY DIEGO DE VARGAS TO NEW MEXICO. NOT LIKED BY INDIANS AT PECOS. ALPUENTE VOLUNTEERED TO WORK AT ZIA AND THEN PECOS BECAUSE HE WANTED TO LEAVE SANTA FE. IN HIS WORDS; "I AM BY NATURE VIOLENT AND I RECOGNIZE IN MY CONSCIENCE THAT I ONLY LIVE WHEN I LIVE ALONE".
Source
KESSELL
Sources
BANCROFT: HISTORY OF ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO (1962) KESSELL:KIVA, CROSS, AND CROWN ... (1979) DOMINGUEZ: THE MISSIONS OF NEW MEXICO (1956) JONES JR.: LOS PAISANOS (1966)
Rights
To request a scan or copy of the document please contact the original or first location repository; if a citation reads “AZU Film” please submit the citation to LBRY-askddt@email.arizona.edu.