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Letters from Cancio on military affairs and response from officials in Mexico

Serial Number: 
041-00388
Title: 
Letters from Cancio on military affairs and response from officials in Mexico
Author(s): 
Cancio Sierra y Zienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador Interino)
Author(s): 
And Other Unknown Person(S)
Date: 
02-08-1762
Date: 
12-25-1762
Documentation: 
Monclova, Mexico. February 8, 1762 - December 25, 1762. 50p. Letters, notas. Original. Signed/unsigned.
Summary: 
Cancio recommends to viceroy persons for positions of capitan,teniente, and Alferez in cavalleria miliciana he established at Monclova. Appointments made by officials in Mexico and notification sent to Cancio. Further list of personnel for cavalleria on F. 166. More on this matter on ff. 169, 170. Other correspondence from official (identity unknown) in Mexico to Cancio concerning administrative affairs, including pertrechos de guerra, reduccion de los indios Apaches, military campaigns against Indians, military regulations, auditor de la guerra, transfer of Barrios and Cancio, illegal commerce, wrongdoing by Barrios, and construction of carcel. Detailed draft(?) Letter to Cancio concerning Indian activities in Coahuila, desire for peace of some Indians, troops available to deal with Indian threat -- orders and plans for action, and attacks by Tejas and Cumanchas against Apaches. (S. Fiederlein, 3-5-87)
Persons: 
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador Interino)
Persons: 
Barrio Jaurequi, Jacinto de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Sierra, Lope de (Tio de Cancio)
Persons: 
Flores de Abrego, Francisco
Persons: 
Sanchez Navarro, Gregorio
Persons: 
Jaurequi, Juan Angel de
Persons: 
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Arispe, Xavier de
Persons: 
Varrera, Juan Antonio
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Vicente (Teniente)(Comandante)
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Joseph (Teniente)
Persons: 
Brioso, Ambrioso
Persons: 
Mariano, J. (Padre)
Persons: 
Pastellan (Capitan)
Places: 
Saltillo (Villa)
Places: 
Mechoacan (Obispado)
Places: 
Monclova, Santiago de la (Villa)(Capital)
Places: 
Mexico
Places: 
Coahuila (Provincia)
Places: 
Monclova (Presidio)
Places: 
Texas (Provincia)
Places: 
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Places: 
Bejar, San Antonio
Places: 
Dolores (Misiones)
Places: 
Rio Grande del Norte
Places: 
San Sava (Presidio)
Places: 
Vercruz
Places: 
America
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Tejas
Ethnic Groups: 
Cumanches (Cumanchas)
Military Groups: 
Cavalleria Miliciana
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 149-173
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 149-173
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Handwriting difficult to read in places, double copies of some documents (ff 164,165)
Reference Number: 
2200010
Rights: 
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