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Correspondence between Sierra Gorda and Munoz regarding Indian hostilities and troop movement.

Serial Number: 
041-03805
Title: 
Correspondence between Sierra Gorda and Munoz regarding Indian hostilities and troop movement.
Author(s): 
Manuel, Munoz
Author(s): 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Date: 
10-28-1789
Date: 
04-12-1790
Documentation: 
Taumabe. October 28, 1789-April 12, 1790. 32p. Letters. Signed.
Summary: 
Documents contain information sent to virrey, his response and acknowledgement of instructions regarding defense in Texas and Coahuila. Chimariguanes request peace. Land to be distributed to them where they may cultivate and can be easily monitored. Santiago is told of limited water supplies on land and asked to approve it. Relates details of incursions experienced in area. Concerns incident in which sheepherders foil Indians' attempt to steal horses but lose 200 sheep in process. Virrey orders troops from Coahuila and Texas to work together. Sierra Gorda says he can't spare troops because the number is already insufficient and the lack of troops in Texas has allowed losses of cattle and destruction of crops. Virrey stresses need for cooperation and restates order. Contains description of Indian raids by town. Serna presents diaries of expeditions. Serna recovers stolen property, takes several prisoners and presents Munoz with several ears which he displays on the Picota. (M. Dannemiller, November 1988)
Persons: 
Santiago (Indio)
Persons: 
Munoz, Manuel
Persons: 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Persons: 
Perez, Pedro Antonio
Persons: 
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Gutierrez, Juan
Persons: 
Ugalde, Juan de
Persons: 
Serna, Jose Antonio de la (Teniente)
Persons: 
Serna, Jose Vicente de la (Capitan)
Persons: 
Serna, Jose Estevan
Places: 
Escandon
Places: 
Croix
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Places: 
Santo Toribio (Mision)
Places: 
Cienega del Pastor
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
Santa Getrudes
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Santanilla
Places: 
Presas del Rey
Places: 
Leon
Places: 
Padilla
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
Altamira
Places: 
Soldados, Paso de los
Places: 
Amole, Caxon del
Places: 
Lasaran
Places: 
Tuna Mansa
Places: 
Iglesia, Voca de la
Places: 
Taumabe
Places: 
Borbon
Places: 
Llera
Places: 
Retana
Ethnic Groups: 
Chimarihuanas
Ethnic Groups: 
Camoteras
Military Groups: 
Texas, Segunda Compania Volante de
Military Groups: 
Texas, Tercera Compania Volante de
Military Groups: 
Texas, Primera Compania Volante de
Military Groups: 
Coahuila, Tropas Presidiales de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 020-036
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 020-036
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios 25 & 28 repeated
Reference Number: 
15900002
Rights: 
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