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Letters between Fermin de Mendinuta and viceroy concerning Indian depredations

Serial Number: 
041-01584
Title: 
Letters between Fermin de Mendinuta and viceroy concerning Indian depredations
Author(s): 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio
Date: 
10-28-1774
Date: 
02-14-1776
Documentation: 
Santa Fe/Mexico. March 30, 1775 - February 14, 1776. 21p. Letters, drafts. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Same Series of letters as ff. 391-412. Descriptions of numerous raids by Comanches, Utes, Gilenos, and Navajos. Includes numbers killed, wounded, or captured, and losses of livestock (mostly horses). Raids occurred at Sandia, Pecos, Ysleta, Santa Fe (presidio), puertas(?), Laguna, Acoma, Zuni, Santa Ana, Tome, and Zia. Mention of military expedition against enemy Indians in November 1774. Description of tactics used by Indians beseiged on a Mesa. Mention of broken alliance between Spaniards and Utes and alliance between Utes and Comanches. Mention of attempts to establish peace. Mention of temporary truce between Spaniards and Apaches and Navajos with exchange of captives. Mention of hopes for permanent peace. F. 432 is a draft of a letter from the viceroy(?) To Fermin de Mendinueta in response to the news of the truce. (W. Copas, April 1988)
Persons: 
Borica, Diego de (Teniente)
Persons: 
Esquibel, Francisco (Alferez)
Persons: 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Places: 
Santa Fe (Villa)(Presidio)
Places: 
Sandia (Pueblo)
Places: 
Pecos (Pueblo)
Places: 
Ysleta (Pueblo)
Places: 
Puertas(?) (Poblacion)
Places: 
Alburquerque (Jurisdicion)
Places: 
Laguna (Pueblo)
Places: 
Acoma (Pueblo)
Places: 
Zuni (Pueblo)
Places: 
Santa Ana (Pueblo)
Places: 
Tome (Pueblo)
Places: 
Zia (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups: 
Cumanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Gilenos
Ethnic Groups: 
Navajoes
Ethnic Groups: 
Yutas
Ethnic Groups: 
Gueres
Ethnic Groups: 
Gemes
Ethnic Groups: 
Zias
Ethnic Groups: 
Galisteos
Ethnic Groups: 
Acomas
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 422-432 exp. 10
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 422-432 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Marginal notes present in some documents. Series of letters same as ff. 391-412.
Reference Number: 
6500003
Rights: 
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