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Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over hostilities, deceit, and lifestyles of Indians.

Serial Number: 
041-02783
Title: 
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over hostilities, deceit, and lifestyles of Indians.
Author(s): 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Author(s): 
Croix, Marques de
Date: 
11-15-1767
Date: 
06-04-1768
Documentation: 
N.p. November 15, 1767 - June 4, 1768. 10p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary: 
Mendinueta relates that prior calmness of Cumanches on frontier is gone. Relates Cumanche raids and murders. Complains of inefficiency of tracking Cumanches because of terrain and lack of water; tells of incident in which Apache guides were deceitful. Notes plains south of Colorado River unsuitable for settlement. Croix responds but has no suggestions on how to track Indian offenders. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons: 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Persons: 
Croix, Marques de
Places: 
Nueba Viccaya
Places: 
Nuebo Mexico
Places: 
Rancheria
Places: 
Taos (Frontera)
Places: 
Cibolo
Places: 
Bazque (Arroyo)
Places: 
Galisteo (Pueblo)
Places: 
Ojo Caliente
Places: 
Taos (Villa)
Places: 
Colorado (Rio)
Places: 
Orejas del Conejo
Places: 
Abiquiu (Pueblo)
Places: 
Alburquerque
Places: 
Atrisco (Paraje)
Ethnic Groups: 
Cumanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Gueres
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Galisteos
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches Gilenos
Military Groups: 
Caballeria
Military Groups: 
Cavallada y Cuerpo de Guardia
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 020-025
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 020-025
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Unsigned note on folio 25
Reference Number: 
10300007
Rights: 
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