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Obispo Benito Crespo to his majesty (king of Spain). Letter on exploration.

Serial Number: 
030-00544
Title: 
Obispo Benito Crespo to his majesty (king of Spain). Letter on exploration.
Author(s): 
Crespo, Benito (Obispo)
Date: 
04-16-1737
Documentation: 
Puebla de los Angeles. April 16, 1737. Signed. Photostat.
Summary: 
Account own travels Pimeria, New Mexico 1725, 1731. Brief description geography area between Pimeria Alta, Moqui, inhabited by Apaches, 12 other naciones. Firm belief riches, existence diamonds, Sierra Azul. Mention deep impossible River separating Sierra Azul from New Mexico. States nothing of value found between Pimeria missions, Rios Gila and Colorado. Written in response to de Anza's proposed expedition. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons: 
Crespo, Benito (Obispo)
Persons: 
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Places: 
Azul (Sierra)
Places: 
Janos
Places: 
Moqui
Places: 
Norte (Rio) (Rio Grande)
Places: 
El Paso
Places: 
Gila (Rio)
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
First Location: 
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0212 pp.
Original Location: 
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0185(67-4-45)
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
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