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Correspondence between various officials concerning purchase of horses

Serial Number: 
041-01585
Title: 
Correspondence between various officials concerning purchase of horses
Author(s): 
Larrauri, Juan Agustin
Author(s): 
Oconor, Hugo
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-02-1775
Date: 
05-14-1777
Documentation: 
San Luis Potosi/Mexico/Santa Rosa/and others. December 2, 1775- May 14, 1777. 104p. Letters, drafts, informes, table. Originals, copies, signed.
Summary: 
Series of letters, accompanied by cover sheet, from Larrauri to Bucareli y Ursua concerning purchase of 1500 horses from Coahuila and la Colonia for troops and Indian auxiliaries in Nueva Mexico. Extensive discussion of arrangements for payment using funds from royal treasuries. Mention of campaign from San Juan Bautista in August 1776. Ff. 457-462 is a Series of documents submitted by governor of Coahuila concerning military situations. Mention of difficulty in distinguishing between enemy Indian groups. Descriptions of encounters between Indians and presidial troops in Coahuila. Extensive discussion of arrangements for transportation of horses from Coahuila to Nueva Mexico. Mention of problems in finding escorts for horses. Ff. 474-475 are letters from Oconor to the viceroy (out of chronological order) confirming orders from the viceroy to obtain horses. F. 475 is misdated to 1775, actually written 1776. Several letters concern measures for protection of horses and their arrival in Nueva Mexico. F. 487 is a draft of a letter from the viceroy(?) To Oconor asking for an accounting of all expenses incurred in purchasing and transporting horses. Correspondence regarding use of funds from tobacco taxes from Saltillo and Monclova to pay for horses. Ff. 489-494 is a Series of orders from Cavallero de Croix to Ugarte y Loyola regarding the transaction. F. 495 is a table of accounts from the purchase of the horses. (W. Copas, April 1988)
Persons: 
Larrauri, Juan Agustin (Teniente)
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante-Inspector)
Persons: 
Martinez Pacheco, Rafael (Capitan)
Persons: 
Peramas, Melchor de
Persons: 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)(Coronel)(Brigadier)
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Rubio, Joseph (Comandante)
Persons: 
Croix, Caballero de
Persons: 
Bonillo, Antonio de (Ayudante Inspector)
Persons: 
Musquiz, Joseph de (Sargento)
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Vicente (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gorrino, Juan (Capitan)
Persons: 
Sanchez, Manuel
Persons: 
Garza y Longoria, Tomas de
Persons: 
Escorza, Manuel Antonio (Tesorero)
Persons: 
Lozano, Salvador
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
El Paso del Norte
Places: 
Chihuagua
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Colonia (Provincia)
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico
Places: 
Monclova
Places: 
Babia (Presidio)
Places: 
San Juan Bautista (Presidio)
Places: 
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Places: 
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Places: 
Santa Rosa, Valle de
Places: 
Aguaverde (Presidio)
Places: 
Carrizal (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups: 
Lipanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescaleros
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Cumanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Navajoes
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 433-495 exp. 10
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 433-495 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
F. 433 is reproduced twice on the reel, along with f. 432v. Marginal notes present in some documents. F. 472 is torn and partially illegible.
Reference Number: 
6500004
Rights: 
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