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Padre Silvestre Velez de Escalante to padre Fernando Antonio Gomez. Carta sobre exploraciones y condiciones entre los Zuni y hopi.

Serial Number: 
250-00066
Title: 
Padre Silvestre Velez de Escalante to padre Fernando Antonio Gomez. Carta sobre exploraciones y condiciones entre los Zuni y hopi.
Author(s): 
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Padre)
Date: 
08-18-1775
Documentation: 
Letter. Original. Signed. Zuni. August 18, 1775. 6 fols.
Summary: 
Begins with a lament about mission conditions in Zuni and with a criticism of the natives who resist conversion or cling to old habits. He then relates a journey into Moqui territory to find possible routes between New Mexico and Monterrey. He describes various Indian bands, the town of Moqui, and the need for more missionaries. (J. Grusin) (1976)
Persons: 
Velez de Escalante, Silvestre (Padre)
Persons: 
Gomez, Fernando Antonio (Padre)
Places: 
Zuni
Places: 
Chihuahua
Places: 
Moqui
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Oraybe
Places: 
Cosmina (Sierra de)
Places: 
Gila (Rio de)
Ethnic Groups: 
Zunis
Ethnic Groups: 
Moquis
Ethnic Groups: 
Tomascabes
Ethnic Groups: 
Chirumas
Ethnic Groups: 
Cholomas
Ethnic Groups: 
Yutas
Ethnic Groups: 
Cumanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Gicenos
First Location: 
Newberry Library, Chicago. Ayer ms. 1081.
Original Location: 
NL, Chicago, Ayer Ms. 1081
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
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