Ripperda's letters concerning prisoner and Indian depredations.

Serial Number
041-02576
Title
Ripperda's letters concerning prisoner and Indian depredations.
Author(s)
Croix, Marquez de (Virrey)
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
01-21-1769
Date
07-03-1770
Documentation
Bexar. January 29 - July 3, 1770. 14p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Soto Bermudez is arrested, details for escort to royal jail. Indians take herd of oxen from Espiritu Santo mission; all but 2 oxen recovered. Detailed report of skirmish with Comanches; Comanche women fighting. Ripperda asks Martinez Pacheco for reinforcements. Valverde destroys document concerning building of 4 missions. Theft of Thobar's oxen and horse near Bexar. War with Taguayas; prisoners held, request taguaya captain to take back women and message that their warring means punishment. Pancha arrives angry at his people for damages against Spanish. (L. L. Woodward, February 1988)
Persons
Soto Bermudez, Manuel de
Oca, Manuel de (Capitan)
Oconor, Ugo (Gobernador Interino)
Martinez Pacheco, Rafael (Capitan)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Valverde, Azisclos (Padre)
Ponce, Francisco (Alferez)
Thobar, Francisco (Capitan)
Panocha (Capitan Lipan)
Places
Texas
Adaes (Presidio)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo (Mision)
Espiritu Santo (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (Colegio)
Rosario (Mision)
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Sabas (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
Guaves
Taguayas
Orcoquizas
Vidays
Ingleses
Lipanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 008-016 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 008-016 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 9 not photographed but partially visible.
Reference Number
10000002
Rights
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