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Letters concerning conditions in Provincias Internas and proposal of plan for defense requiring cooperation of troops from all provinces.

Serial Number: 
041-03820
Title: 
Letters concerning conditions in Provincias Internas and proposal of plan for defense requiring cooperation of troops from all provinces.
Author(s): 
Ugalde, Juan de
Author(s): 
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Date: 
04-01-1789
Documentation: 
Santa Rosa. August 1788-April 1789. 36p. Letters. Signed.
Summary: 
Concerns plan for better defense of Provincias Internas. explains motives for plan. Promises results if troop movement is less restricted. Presents ideas to virrey concerning Indian relocation, need for increased defense and most efficient methods to capture and punish enemy. Suggests number of men to post in each area. Presents virrey with plan for major military experiment. Although unaware of conditions in other provincias, Ugalde thinks broad plan covering all areas most effective. Based on idea that Indians fleeing from one provincia's troops will run into hands of another. Includes copy of proposal sent to Ugarte, his response to plan and Series of correspondence in which both comandantes unable to meet and discuss execution of plan. Virrey admonishes both for delaying meeting, campaigns and punishment of Indians in area. Virrey cannot comment on plan until he receives oficios of both after meeting. Virrey has received word that Mescalero capitan has requested peace. (M. Dannemiller, December 1988)
Persons: 
Ugalde, Juan de
Persons: 
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacovo
Places: 
Coyame
Places: 
Chorreras
Places: 
Hormigas
Places: 
Santander
Places: 
Leon
Places: 
Cuencame
Places: 
Chihuahua
Places: 
Vizcaya
Places: 
Guaxuquilla
Places: 
Principe
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
San Elceario
Places: 
Alamo
Places: 
Napimi
Places: 
Monclova
Places: 
Rio Grande
Places: 
Aguaverde
Places: 
Laredo
Places: 
Longoria
Places: 
Savinas (Rio)
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
San Xacome
Places: 
Lampazos
Places: 
San Bartolome
Ethnic Groups: 
Gilenos
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Chiricahuis
Ethnic Groups: 
Mimbres
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescaleros
Military Groups: 
Vizcaya, Tercera Division de Presidios de
Military Groups: 
Guaxuquilla, Primera Compania Volante de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 215-233
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 215-233
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folio 233
Reference Number: 
15900017
Rights: 
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