Letter to Croix concerning Indian hostilities, intertribal relations, Indian unity.

Serial Number
041-02797
Title
Letter to Croix concerning Indian hostilities, intertribal relations, Indian unity.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Date
07-06-1769
Date
10-27-1769
Documentation
Santa Fee. November 10, 1769. 14p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta relates Cumanche murders, scalpings, and attacks on Spanish and Tutas. Observes that when Indians attack Indian villages, villagers hold their ground; but when Indians attack Spanish settlements, Spanish retreat and abandon their possessions. Suggests that disunity of Spanish keeps frontier unstable. Mentions plans for military expedition against Apaches. (S. Gibbs, August, 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Madrid, Thomas (Teniente)
Ortiz, Nicolas (Teniente General)
Places
Nuebo Mexico
Pecos (Pueblo)
Abiqui (Partido)
Nacimiento (Poblacion)
Ojo Caliente
San Antonio
Muralla de Carne
Canada (Jurisdiccion)
Santa Fee
Taos (Pueblo)
Picuris (Pueblo)
Gila
Nattaxe
Sierra Blanca
Isleta (Pueblo)
Zuni (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Tutas
Apaches
Apaches de Gila
Apaches de Nattaxe
Apaches de Sierra Blanca
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 086-093
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 086-093
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300021
Rights
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