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Correspondence to and from Concha concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico

Serial Number: 
041-01593
Title: 
Correspondence to and from Concha concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico
Author(s): 
Concha, Fernando de la
Author(s): 
Troncoso, Vizente
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Date: 
11-00-1787
Date: 
06-20-1788
Documentation: 
Santa Fe/Chihuahua. April 12, 1788-June 20, 1788. 76p. Letters, informe. Copies.
Summary: 
Expediente, consisting of an informe written by Concha and Troncoso for Ugarte concerning peaceful relations with Indians of Comanches; detailed description of commercial interaction between Comanches and Spaniards; isolated incidents of horse raiding by Young Comanches and Parauanarimuco's actions to correct the crime; joint military expeditions against Apaches; relations between Spaniards and Yupes and Yamparicas; horse raiding between Yutas and Comanches, and Spanish role as mediators in dispute; raids against Pueblo groups by Yutas; leader of Yuta raids named Muchi and efforts of Yutas to bring Muchi to justice; relations between Spaniards and Navajos; conditions of release of Antonio el Pinto from Spanish captivity total breakdown of relations between Navajos and Apaches; reception of a Panana Indian sent to learn of Spanish customs and culture. Second part of informe is a journal of Troncoso's securing Antonio's release; visits to Navajo territory under Concha's orders to observe Navajos and assess their peaceful status; gifts of clothing and tobacco exchanged between Troncoso and Navajos; friendly attitude of Navajos; description of Navajo house structure; description of Navajo foods; discussions between Carlos, Antonio, and Troncoso of treaty between Spaniards and Navajos; commerce between Navajos and Spaniards; relations between Navajos and Apaches; discussion of religious beliefs between Troncoso and Navajos; description of Navajo clothing and ornaments. Ff. 244-249 is a Series of oficios from Concha to Ugarte concerning release of Antonio and conditions thereof, accompanied by orders from Ugarte in response to Concha's letters. (W. Copas, may 1988)
Persons: 
Troncoso, Vizente (Comisionado)
Persons: 
Concha, Fernando de la (Governador)
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante-General)
Persons: 
Ecueracapa (General de Comanches)
Persons: 
Parauanarimuco (Teniente General de Comanches)
Persons: 
Velarde, Joseph Manuel (Interprete)
Persons: 
Garcia, Estevan (Teniente Miliciano)
Persons: 
Muguisachi (General de Yutas)
Persons: 
Muchi (Robo Yuta)
Persons: 
Pinto, Antonio El (General de Navajoes) Carlos (General de Navajoes)
Persons: 
Garcia, Francisco (Interprete)
Persons: 
Vicente (Navajo)
Persons: 
Joseph Antonio (Teniente General de Navajoes)
Persons: 
Menchero (Capitan de Navajoes)
Persons: 
Lovera, Francisco (Alcalde)
Places: 
Santa Fe
Places: 
Abiquiu (Pueblo)
Places: 
Santo Domingo (Pueblo)
Places: 
Guadalupe, Rancheria de
Places: 
Puerco (Rio)
Places: 
Alamo, Parage del
Places: 
Santa Ana (Pueblo)
Places: 
Sia (Pueblo)
Places: 
Zebolleta, Rancheria de
Places: 
Cuerbo, Ojo del
Places: 
Ysleta, Pueblo de La
Ethnic Groups: 
Cumanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Palo, Gente del
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Yupes
Ethnic Groups: 
Yamparicas
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches Xicarillas
Ethnic Groups: 
Cibolos
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches Gilenos
Ethnic Groups: 
Navajoes
Ethnic Groups: 
Yutas
Ethnic Groups: 
Pananas
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 211-249 exp. 6
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 211-249 exp. 6
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
6500012
Rights: 
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