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Letters from Cancio to viceroy concerning presidial affairs and campaigns against indians

Serial Number: 
041-00391
Title: 
Letters from Cancio to viceroy concerning presidial affairs and campaigns against indians
Author(s): 
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Date: 
01-16-1762
Date: 
10-25-1762
Documentation: 
Sacramento, Santa Rosa del (presidio)/Monclova (presidio, villa) February 20, 1762 - October 25, 1762. 80p. Letters. Original. Signed.
Summary: 
Series of letters discussing affairs at Santa Rosa presidio and Monclova. Detailed report on campaign against Apaches. Discusses Indian activities, church matters, establishment of cavalleriaat Santa Rosa, nominations for officers, weapons supplies, and uniforms, troop discipline, and replacement of Barrios with Cancio as governor. Also discusses official proclamations about war between France and England, concern for defense against English invasion, and expedition to Panzacola. Detailed report on problems with use of Lanzas against Indians, other weapons used by troops, and Indian weapons. (S. Fiederlein, 3-20-87)
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Bizente (Theniente)
Persons: 
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Capitan, Gobernador)
Persons: 
Aguilar, Antonio (Fray)
Persons: 
Coz, Manuel de
Persons: 
Soberon, Domingo
Persons: 
Yermo, Francisco
Persons: 
Palau, Juan Manuel
Persons: 
Fernandez, Eugenio
Persons: 
Barrios, Jazinto de (Coronel)
Persons: 
Guadalupe (de Nacion Yngles)
Persons: 
Ecay y Musquis, Joseph Joachin (Theniente)
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Manuel (Capitan)
Persons: 
Castilla, Joseph de (Theniente)
Places: 
Sacramento, Santa Rosa del (Presidio)
Places: 
Austria, San Fernando de (Villa)
Places: 
San Francisco Vizarron
Places: 
Dulze Nombre de Jesus
Places: 
Francia
Places: 
Ynglaterra
Places: 
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Places: 
Vizcaia (Senorio)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Burgos (Ciudad)
Places: 
Monclova (Presidio)(Villa)
Places: 
Coahuila (Provincia)
Places: 
Bavia (Cajon)
Places: 
Tejas
Places: 
Adais
Places: 
Panzacola (Presidio)
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Paisano (Villa)
Places: 
Nueba Viscaia (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Yngleses
Ethnic Groups: 
Francesas
Ethnic Groups: 
Julimes
Ethnic Groups: 
Espanoles
Ethnic Groups: 
Thobosos
Ethnic Groups: 
Acoclames
Ethnic Groups: 
Cociomes
Ethnic Groups: 
Tripas Blancas
Ethnic Groups: 
Colorados
Ethnic Groups: 
Batallon de la Corona
Ethnic Groups: 
Dragones de Espana
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 197-236
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 197-236
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Marginal notes, listed as expediente 9 on reel, double copies of ff.198b and 199a, related to ff. 149-173 and 174-194
Reference Number: 
2200013
Rights: 
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