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Vela Prada, Jose to Real Alencaster, Joaquin del. A letter concerning the Zuni missions.

Serial Number: 
275-02516
Title: 
Vela Prada, Jose to Real Alencaster, Joaquin del. A letter concerning the Zuni missions.
Author(s): 
Vela Prada, Jose
Date: 
05-19-1805
Documentation: 
Abiquiu. May 19, 1805. 4 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary: 
A letter proposing the relocation of the Zuni to the Rio Grande, justifying the move on the isolation of the mission and the problem of the missionary receiving attention when ill or dying; problems with the Navajo and the danger of travel. The Zuni would benefit by having fertile land and sufficient water. (Robert H. Jackson) (1980)
Persons: 
Vela Prada, Jose
Persons: 
Real Alencaster, Joaquin del (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Narbone, Antonio
Persons: 
Castro, Jose (OFM)
Persons: 
Riega, Geronimo (OFM)
Places: 
Abiquiu (Mision)
Places: 
Zuni (Mision)
Places: 
del Norte (Rio)
Places: 
Santa Clara (Pueblo)
Places: 
La Laguna (Mision)
Places: 
Acoma (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups: 
Zunis
Ethnic Groups: 
Navajos
First Location: 
AZU Film 2182 rl. 15 fr. 0616-0619.
Original Location: 
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 015 ff. 0616-0619.
Other Location: 
UNM-Zimmerman Library.
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1831.
Rights: 
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