Letter from Ripperda about Apache raids on cattle and Spanish efforts to negotiate with them

Serial Number
041-00341
Title
Letter from Ripperda about Apache raids on cattle and Spanish efforts to negotiate with them
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Date
07-07-1772
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar. July 7, 1772. 4p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Letter detailing theft of cattle by a group of Apaches and a subsequent counterattack by Spanish and recovery of stolen property. Governor restates need for massive military action as peaceful measures have not produced any significant results. (T. Cederstrom, February 1987)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursula, Antonio Maria
Menchaca (Capitan)
Mezieres, Anthanasio de
Places
Bexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Grande, Rio (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apache
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 20 ff. 0188-0189.5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 20 ff. 0188-0189.5
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2000016
Rights
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