On The Trail Of A Spanish Pioneer; The Diary And Itinerary Of Francisco Garcés (missionary Priest…

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byFrancisco Tomas Garces

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...can have, effecting by the respect (it inspires) the result that the treaties of peace these nations have celebrated may be permanent. Equally well can this presidio serve in time for the subjection of the Moquis, who at present without it show themselves so insolent. These are the masters (duenos) of the nations in the commerce they carry on, for the awls, dibbles, hoes, knives, leggings of red baize, and certain fabrics, which are found in the other nations, all issue from Moqui, whereto they come from New Mexico. Furthermore, according to what the Indian from Zuni told me, there comes every year to Oraibe a blacksmith to make for them awls, knives, and other hardware. That is the reason why this pueblo holds itself very much aloof, refusing to adopt the (Catholic) faith, on the pretense that the friendship of the Espanoles can be said to be feigned, or at least not disinterested, since they abhor the very ones with whom they trade." On all which account I say that 17 Causa por que este Pueblo se mantiene mui sobre si resis-tiendo el admitir la Fe, con el pretexto de los Espanoles cuya amistad se puede decir que es fingida ó a lo menos interesable pues aborrezen a los mismos con quienes comercian. I am not sure of my translation, and suspect some misconstruction of the clause, con el pretexto de los Espanoles cuya, etc. The pub. Doc. has nothing of the sort. The Beaumont MS. reads: "... y resiste el admitir la fe, con el pretexto de los.Espanoles, cuya amistad this presidio can well serve the purpose of humiliating and subduing them, the gentiles being able (i. e., allowed), if we deal with them as the king commands, to come for these and other necessary things to the presidio; in which they will procure their own advantage, and we...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...can have, effecting by the respect (it inspires) the result that the treaties of peace these nations have celeb...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217522378

ISBN - 13:9780217522373

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