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Letter of coronel Mendoza to virrey Cruillas and related note

Serial Number: 
041-01653
Title: 
Letter of coronel Mendoza to virrey Cruillas and related note
Author(s): 
Mendoza, Matheo Antonio (Coronel)
Author(s): 
Cruillas, Marques (Virrey)
Date: 
04-16-1761
Date: 
07-30-1761
Documentation: 
Chiguagua, Mexico. April 16 and July 30, 1761. 18p. Letter, note. Copy
Summary: 
Report concerning retiring governor Mendoza's reflections on Indian wars fought in Nueva Vizcaya; includes comments on presidio deployment; Indian depredations at Chihuahua city and elsewhere; need for permanent guard at that city; great dangers of bandits who threaten supply and bullion convoys; convoys to Nueva Mexico and Sonora; relative weakness of presidial locations; strengthes and weaknesses of each presidio; calls for supplemental forces composed of thirty auxiliary Tarahumara archers for each post; value of auxiliaries as spies in broken terrain; relative cost of financing auxiliary forces; progress of missions in province; customs of mission Indians; describes education of mission Indians; schools; their virtues, livestock and crops. (J. Williams, may 1987)
Persons: 
Mendoza, Matheo Antonio (Coronel)
Persons: 
Cruillas (Marques)
Persons: 
Campo, Marcial (Conde de San Pedro de Alamo)
Places: 
Guaxuquilla (Presidio)
Places: 
Vizcaya
Places: 
Chiuagua, San Felipe El Real
Places: 
Mexico
Places: 
Conchos (Presidio)
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico
Places: 
Chiuagua (Villa)
Places: 
Parage (Presidio)
Places: 
Cerro Gordo, San Miguel (Presidio)
Places: 
Parras
Places: 
Junta de los Rios (Presidio)
Places: 
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Places: 
Janos (Presidio)
Places: 
Jila
Places: 
San Buenaventura (Valle)
Places: 
Carrizal (Nueva Poblacion)
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Cosigurachi (Real)
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Nataxes
Ethnic Groups: 
Sumas
Ethnic Groups: 
nortenos
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches de Jila
Ethnic Groups: 
Cholomos
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 069 ff. 057-069
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 069 ff. 057-069
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Includes brief note on receipt of documents by Cruillas; copy by Antonio Bonilla on June 16, 1793, see comments on ff. 41-49
Reference Number: 
6900006
Rights: 
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