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Correspondence to viceroy detailing identity of comanches.

Serial Number: 
041-05223
Title: 
Correspondence to viceroy detailing identity of comanches.
Author(s): 
Fernandez, Benito (Fray)
Author(s): 
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador), Marquez de Altamira.
Date: 
03-03-1743
Documentation: 
Acuna, concepcion de (mision). March 3, 1743. Letters. Informe. Signed. 3p.
Summary: 
Correspondence between fray Fernandez and viceroy in which a detailed description of northern group of people who are excellent, disciplined and brave warriors are advancing toward Texas who make Apaches fear for their lives, fray Fernandez describes these people awe stressing the point that now is time to finish converting Apaches to christianism and then turn toward these people to convert them and bring them under crown, these people are called Comanches. Fray Fernandez compares Comanches with syrians. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons: 
Fernandez, Benito (Fray)
Persons: 
Cebrian y Agustin, Pedro (Conde de Fuen Clara)(Virrey)
Places: 
Acuna, Concepcion de (Mision)
Places: 
Saltillo (Villa)
Places: 
Nuevo Reyno de Leon (Provincia)
Places: 
Thexas (Provincia)
Places: 
La Luisiana
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya (Provincia)
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Places: 
Candachos (Rio)
Places: 
Fronteras (Presidio)
Places: 
Santa Fe (Presidio)
Places: 
Conchos (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Comanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Sirios (Asia)
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 077-078
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 077-078
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
23600011
Rights: 
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