Fray Francisco Garces al m.r. padre presidente fray Mariano Buena y Alcalde. Sobre los defensos contra el enemigo.

Serial Number
120-00002
Title
Fray Francisco Garces al m.r. padre presidente fray Mariano Buena y Alcalde. Sobre los defensos contra el enemigo.
Author(s)
Garces, Francisco (O.F.M.)
Date
02-20-1771
Documentation
San Xavier del Bac. February 20, 1771. 7p. Letter. Transcription.
Summary
Describes Apache attack on Tucson (stealing all Ganado mayor, killing 350 sheep). Discusses conditions at Tucson (lack of water and supplies, indefensible position). Gives suggestions to rectify situation. Some ethnographic data- alliances and enemy relationships; opa and Cocomaricopa possess blue shells traded from some other seacoast than California because they are enemies with the Yuma. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Garces, Francisco (O.F.M.)
Buena y Alcalde , Mariano (Presidente, O.F.M.)
Places
San Xavier del Bac (Mision)
Tucson (Mision)
Santa Maria Soanca (Mision)
San Pedro (Rio)
Tubac (Presidio)
Gila (Rio)
Azul (Rio)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Sonoitac (Mision)
Ati (Mision)
Aquituni
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Nijoras
Gilenos
Moquinos
Opas
Cocomaricopas
Sobaipuris
Pimas
Papagos
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0236
Original Location
APM, Celaya, Colegio Santa Cruz, H
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4369
Rights
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