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Proposal by Mezieres to hunt down renegade Apaches and destroy them, their communities and fields

Serial Number: 
041-00337
Title: 
Proposal by Mezieres to hunt down renegade Apaches and destroy them, their communities and fields
Author(s): 
Mezieres, Athanasia de (Comandante)
Date: 
07-04-1772
Documentation: 
San Antonio de Bexar. July 4, 1772. 2p. Letter. Signed.
Summary: 
Mezieres proposes to destroy Apaches by hunting them down and destroying their livelihood. Notes that one result will be strengthened ties with peaceful nations and more successful campaigns against osage, who are deemed to be much more terrible than Apaches. Requests permission to sell captives taken in expedition. (T. Cederstrom, October 1986)
Persons: 
Mezieres, Athanasia de
Persons: 
Ripperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Places: 
Extremadura, Nueva
Places: 
Bexar, San Antonio (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Osages
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 181-182
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 181-182
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
2000012
Rights: 
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