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Series of autos on the creation of militias in Colotlan and Nayarit to protect presidios and silver shipments to Spain

Serial Number: 
041-03297
Title: 
Series of autos on the creation of militias in Colotlan and Nayarit to protect presidios and silver shipments to Spain
Author(s): 
Vivanco, Antonio de
Author(s): 
Valcarcel, Domingo
Author(s): 
Sorachaga, Josef (Comerciante)
Date: 
11-22-1777
Date: 
08-06-1779
Documentation: 
Colotlan, Mexico. November 22, 1777-August 6, 1779. 58p. Letters, informes, autos, peticiones. Copies.
Summary: 
Concerns Series of autos and reports about need to create a militia force in Nayarit and vicinities to protect Spanish assets and mines produce to Spain. Military officials report hostile Indians in the area to justify request. Document contains strategies for logistic organization of militia forces I.e., giving some auxiliaries Lanzas and others fire arms shipped from Spain through Veracruz. (M. Marroquin, August 1989)
Persons: 
Martinez de Soria, Juan Josef
Persons: 
Vivanco, Antonio
Persons: 
Villar Gutierrez, Phelipe del
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Persons: 
Frelles Villa de Moros, Pedro Antonio (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gorospe y Padilla, Diego (Corregidor)
Persons: 
Soranchaga, Josef (Comerciante)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Places: 
Bolanos
Places: 
Nayarit (Presidio)
Places: 
Asquiltan
Places: 
Cadiz (Puerto)
Places: 
Cuilacatitlan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Pochotitlan (Pueblo)
Places: 
Jaltenango (Pueblo)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Taltenango (Valle)
Places: 
Castilla (Reino)
Places: 
Barcelona
Places: 
Fresnillo
Places: 
Veracruz (Puerto)
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 130 ff. 315-344 exp. 3
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 130 ff. 315-344 exp. 3
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios unnumbered. Document repetitious.
Reference Number: 
13000013
Rights: 
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