Narciso Tapia a Narciso Muniz. Letters concerning negotiations with Apaches. Copies of all Tapia's letters, pp. 271-97.
Janos. February 28, 1778. 17p. Letter. Original. Signed. Copy.
3 letters by Tapia, same date, concerning peace negotiations, prisoner exchange with Apaches. Number of Spanish prisoners recovered now 14, but Toribio Bojorquez not one of them. Apache prisoners in Chihuahua being rounded up to exchange for Spanish prisoners among Apaches, horses stolen from San Bartholome. Tapia describes Rivera's encounter with Nantaneju and his band of Apaches of Rio Casas Grandes concerning Spanish doubts of Apache fidelity, prompting Pachateju to come to Janos to tell Tapia Apaches mistrust Spaniards because Former Janos presidial capitanes have always imprisoned them during peace negotiations. Pp. 267-68, Theresa Garcia, vecina of Valle de Buenaventura, states she has received her son Juan Jose marques, formerly Apache captive, from Tapia. Pp.271-297, copies of Tapia's letters, 12/18/1777-2/28/1778. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Tapia, Narciso (Teniente de Janos Presidio)
Muniz, Narciso (Comandante de la Primera Division, Capitan de Carrizal Presidio)
Rivera, Thadeo de (Alferez de la 4A Compania)
Nantaneju (Apache Capitan)
Pachateju (Apache Capitan)
Bojorquez, Toribio (Spanish Boy Captured By Apaches)
Garcia, Theresa (Vecina, Valle de San Buenaventura)
Marques, Juan Jose (Ransomed Captive of Apaches)
Peru, Jose Joachin (Cadete de Janos Presidio)
Cassas Grandes (Rio)
San Bartholome (Valle)
San Buenaventura (Valle)
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 01 pp. 259-268; 271-297
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 01 pp. 259-268 271-297
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