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Informes from Ugarte and others to virrey concerning request for pensions for military widows.

Serial Number: 
041-03829
Title: 
Informes from Ugarte and others to virrey concerning request for pensions for military widows.
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Emparan, Miguel Jose(Governador)
Date: 
09-01-1790
Date: 
12-08-1790
Documentation: 
Rio grande and Mexico. September 1, 1790-December 8, 1790. 54p. Letters and autos. Signed.
Summary: 
Contains account of campaign near Rio Grande in response to reported sighting and theft of 300 cows. Contains description of pursuit. As a result of campaign, Emparan discovers 20 murdered soldiers. Provides description of terrain and scene of raid. Emparan informs virrey and requests he recommend pensions for widows to king. Virrey requests information assuring that men died defending themselves. Provides list of soldier's names and complete testimonies of six witnesses. Witness accounts contain lengthy, detailed descriptions of battle scene including position of cadavers, bullet fragments, clothing and arms. Accounts relate probable action of soldiers and assurance that although greatly outnumbered, none fled. Ugarte signs testimonies and certifies that proper paper for autos was unavailable; use of alternate paper required due to urgency of matter. (M. Dannemiller, February 1989)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Persons: 
Lombrana, Baltasar de
Persons: 
Maldonado, Juan Jose
Persons: 
Nolasco Carrasco, Pedro
Persons: 
Emparan, Miguel Jose (Governador)
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Aguilar, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Rodriguez, Carlos
Persons: 
Leon, Joseph de
Persons: 
Garza, Jose de la
Persons: 
Hernandez, Jose
Persons: 
Rosas, Jose Antonio
Persons: 
Gonzales, Rafael
Persons: 
Luna, Manuel de
Persons: 
Yermo, Francisco de
Places: 
Mojarras
Places: 
Amole (Arroyo)
Places: 
Rio Grande
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
San Fernando (Villa)
Places: 
Rosa, Arroyo de La
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 403-430
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 403-430
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios 417 and 424 repeated.
Reference Number: 
15900026
Rights: 
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