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Proposal by military to overcome financial problems by paying soldiers in 'cigarros,' not money.

Serial Number: 
041-05048
Title: 
Proposal by military to overcome financial problems by paying soldiers in 'cigarros,' not money.
Author(s): 
Barrera, Joseph Luis
Author(s): 
Posada (Fiscal)
Author(s): 
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-30-1772
Date: 
00-00-1791
Documentation: 
Provincias Internas de oriente. August 22, 1788-April 15, 1789. 58p. Informes, letters. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.
Summary: 
Concerns financial problems faced by military, soldiers to receive money only for illness, 'salidas,' therefore requested that 'cigarros' be used as wages and valued as currency; further correspondence discussing details of scheme, reason for 'atraso en remision de situados', concerns over possible introduction of contraband 'cigarros,' risk thought to be small; discussion of financial plans for military, 'extractos generales' from various presidios not remitted for several years making financial assessment difficult, call for elimination of 'libranzas,' other costly military programs, reference to decretos passed by previous virreys concerning financial matters. (L. Kerr, December 1988)
Persons: 
Hierro, Phelip del
Persons: 
Risa, Jose de la
Persons: 
Barrera, Joseph Luis
Persons: 
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Yermo, Francisco de
Persons: 
Croix, Teodoro de
Persons: 
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Bonilla, Antonio (Assessor)
Persons: 
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Persons: 
Banfi, Juan
Persons: 
Corvalan, Christopher
Persons: 
Rengel, Antonio (Comandante Inspector)
Persons: 
Martinez Pacheco, Rafael (Gobernador Interino)
Persons: 
Berger, Rafael Jose (Fray)
Persons: 
Mayorga, Martin de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Galvez, Mathias de (Virrey)
Places: 
Monclova
Places: 
Coahuila
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Galicia (Haciendas)
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Queretero
Places: 
Puebla
Places: 
Xalapa
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de (Presidio)
Places: 
Santa Rosa (Valle)
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescaleros
Ethnic Groups: 
Lipiyanes
Military Groups: 
Monclova, Compania de
Military Groups: 
Riogrande, Compania de
Military Groups: 
Aguaverde, Compania de
Military Groups: 
Bahia, Compania de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 229 ff. 125-154
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 229 ff. 125-154
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Some margins cut, appears as expediente 5 in indice del ramo, documents grouped but not in 'expediente.'
Reference Number: 
22900007
Rights: 
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