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Letter from Mendinueta to virrey Croix re: desire to move El Paso into jurisdiction of Nueva Vizcaya. Response from Croix.

Serial Number: 
041-02713
Title: 
Letter from Mendinueta to virrey Croix re: desire to move El Paso into jurisdiction of Nueva Vizcaya. Response from Croix.
Author(s): 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Author(s): 
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Date: 
09-03-1768
Date: 
06-17-1768
Documentation: 
Santa Fe. September 3, 1768 - June 17, 1768. 12p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary: 
Mendinueta believes El Paso should by taken out of his jurisdiction, and placed in that of Nueva Vizcaya because of great distance from presidio to capital, threat of Indian raids, lack of military support, and difficulty for soldiers, citizens and Indians in El Paso to do business with government of New Mexico. (D. Marksz, July 1987)
Persons: 
Mendoza, Matheo de (Coronel)(Gobernador)
Persons: 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Places: 
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Places: 
Janos (Presidio)
Places: 
Jila
Places: 
Nataxe
Places: 
El Paso (Presidio)
Places: 
Sietterios
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya
Places: 
Carrizal (Antigua Poblacion)
Places: 
Santa Fee
Places: 
Nuebo Mexico
Places: 
Durango (Ciudad)
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
Chiguagua
Places: 
Robledo
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Taraones
Ethnic Groups: 
Gilenos
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 102 ff. 248-254
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 102 ff. 248-254
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Out of order.
Reference Number: 
10200082
Rights: 
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