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Letter from fray Fernandez to viceroy complaining about lack of military eagerness to reduce Apaches.

Serial Number: 
041-05226
Title: 
Letter from fray Fernandez to viceroy complaining about lack of military eagerness to reduce Apaches.
Author(s): 
Fernandez, Benito (Fray)(Presidente de Misiones de Texas), Altamira, Marquez de (Auditor de Guerra).
Date: 
03-05-1743
Date: 
07-16-1743
Documentation: 
Acuna, concepcion de (mision). March 5, 1743. 4p. Letters. Signed.
Summary: 
Letter to viceroy by fray Fernandez criticizing role of military personnel in reduction of Apaches and advancement into in northern territories. Fray Fernandez describes areas by deduction and by information gained from travelers about such northern territories. Fray Fernandez also describes danger of advancement by French to colonize a bigger territory than Nueva Espana assuring crown he would be able to conquer these territories with a handful of soldiers and missionaries if permission is given. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons: 
Fernandez, Benito de (Fray)(Presidente Misiones de Texas)
Persons: 
Altamira, Marquez de (Auditor de Guerra)
Persons: 
Vizarron y Eguiarreta, Juan Antonio de (Arzobispo)(Virrey)
Persons: 
Urrutia, Urvino (Capitan)
Persons: 
Bustillos Zevallos, Juan Antonio (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Costales, Gabriel (Capitan)
Persons: 
Boneo, Justo (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Sandoval, Francisco de (Gobernador)
Places: 
Acuna, Concepcion de (Mision)
Places: 
Coaguila
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya
Places: 
Durango (Provincia)
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
Places: 
Rio Grande del Norte (Rio)
Places: 
Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe (Mision)
Places: 
Conchos (Presidio)
Places: 
Bejar, San Antonio del (Presidio)
Places: 
Caudachos (Rio)
Places: 
Fronteras (Presidio)
Places: 
Bahia (Presidio)
Places: 
Adais (Presidio)
Places: 
Luisiana (Provincia)
Places: 
Nueva Francia (Colonia Francesa)
Places: 
Quivira
Places: 
Carolina (Provincia)
Places: 
Nueva Orliens (Ciudad)(Puerto)
Places: 
Nachitoes (Pueblo)
Places: 
Luisiana Francesa
Places: 
San Juan Bautista (Mision)
Places: 
San Bernardo (Mision)
Places: 
San Pedro (Villa)
Places: 
Rojo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Asinasis
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Ipandes
Ethnic Groups: 
Pelones
Ethnic Groups: 
Lipanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Franceses
Ethnic Groups: 
Tobosos
Ethnic Groups: 
Comanches
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 086-088
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 086-088
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Letter by marquez de Altamira in margin of Fernandez letter advising viceroy against Fernandez request.
Reference Number: 
23600014
Rights: 
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