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Documents dealing with provisioning of food, clothing, and arms for presidial troops.

Serial Number: 
041-00210
Title: 
Documents dealing with provisioning of food, clothing, and arms for presidial troops.
Author(s): 
Guizarnotegui, Francisco
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-01-1772
Date: 
08-03-1790
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. October 30, 1786. 344p. Letter. Informe. Original. Signed. Copy.
Summary: 
Series of letters and informes on provisioning of presidial troops and companias volantes. government and military officials concerned that soldiers are not able to provide themselves and their families with proper amounts of food, clothing, and weapons with their salary. Merchants of Chihuahua are asked to develop plan for provisioning presidios that will benefit soldiers. Military officials upset because merchants are more concerned with their profits than with welfare of troops. In letter of October 30, 1786, Guizarnotegui proposes a detailed plan for provisioning presidios. Benefits and disadvantages of plan are discussed by other merchants, military officials and viceroy. Plan is modified several times, and each time there are meetings to discuss changes. Disagreements between merchants on amount of profits. In letter of February 13, 1787, objectives of themselves; distribute profits among merchants of region who promote agriculture, animal raising, and mining. In letter of July 9, 1790?, there is discussion of merchants anger of losing profits for charging high prices. Letter may 8, 1790, viceroy relates that Guizarnotegui's contract will end at end of year; all merchants should take steps for provisioning presidios. In letter August 4, 1790, merchants Argue that they have supported soldiers and crown in many ways, but that they need to make a certain profit or they will be forced to move to other areas. (J. Tapia, September, 1987)
Persons: 
Guizarnotegui, Francisco
Persons: 
Antoneli, Antonio
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Neve, Phelipe de
Persons: 
Galindo, Pedro Navarro
Persons: 
Torre, Fernando Antonio de la (Diputado del Comercio)
Persons: 
Campo, Francisco Xavier del (Corregidor)
Persons: 
Villaverde, Vizente de
Persons: 
Velarde, Pedro
Persons: 
Martinez, Andres
Persons: 
Gonsales, Ignacio
Persons: 
Marquez, Diego Ventura
Persons: 
Ruiz, Manuel
Persons: 
Amezquita, Joaquin de
Persons: 
Bravo, Jose
Persons: 
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Galvez, Bernardo de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Croix, Carlos Francisco de (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Tres Palacios, Francisco Antonio (Teniente)
Persons: 
Marinelarena, Martin (Capitan)
Persons: 
Iribarren, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Beregana, Domingo de
Persons: 
Merino, Manuel
Persons: 
Dias de Ortega, Phelipe
Persons: 
Guemes Pacheco y de Padilla, Juan Vicente de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Ramos de Vexea, Pedro
Persons: 
Medina, Roque de
Persons: 
Gutierrez, Juan
Persons: 
Cuellar, Lope de (Capitan)
Persons: 
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante)
Persons: 
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Persons: 
Doporto, Ventura
Persons: 
Ochoa, Pablo de
Persons: 
Mangino, Fernando Joseph
Persons: 
Barreda, Pedro
Places: 
Chihuagua
Places: 
Janos (Presidio)
Places: 
Carrizal (Presidio)
Places: 
San Eleceario (Presidio)
Places: 
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Places: 
Chorreras (Presidio)
Places: 
Coyame (Presidio)
Places: 
Norte (Presidio)
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico (Presidio)
Places: 
Jalapa
Places: 
Arispe
Places: 
Conchos (Pilar)
Places: 
Guajuquilla
Places: 
San Bartolome, Valle de
Places: 
Cerrogordo
Places: 
Pasaje
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Mechoacan
Places: 
San Geronimo (Puesto)
Places: 
Namiquipa (Puesto)
Places: 
Parral, San Josef del
Places: 
Encinillas, San Juan Bautista de
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Puebla
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Cocoyomes
Ethnic Groups: 
Mexicanos
Military Groups: 
Compania Volante
Military Groups: 
Dragones Provinciales
Military Groups: 
Voluntarios de Cataluna
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 014 ff. 256-417
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 014 ff. 256-417
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Duplication of pages, out of order
Reference Number: 
1400011
Rights: 
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