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Sobre manejo de Vaamonde

Serial Number: 
041-05274
Title: 
Sobre manejo de Vaamonde
Author(s): 
Berenguer de Marquina, Felix (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Bodega, Manuel de la
Author(s): 
Vaamonde, Manuel (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-26-1799
Date: 
02-20-1801
Documentation: 
Mexico, San Cristoval. September 26, 1799 - February 20, 1801. 119p. Letters, informes. Signed, originals, copies.
Summary: 
Vaamonde recounts loyal service history as justification for appointment to new position, as unemployment has left him in state of poverty. Includes short account of defense of canary islands from British, construction of fort at San Blas, and disciplining of batallion of Spanish and Indian auxiliaries stationed at San Blas. On page beginning with siguiendo aquello de apeles (folios unnumbered), detailed account of torture ritual and cannibalism practiced by unnamed group of Indians in Nuevo Leon. Spanish victims kidnapped from area around Sayula are tied to stake and burned with branding irons while dance called mitote is performed. Skull cap of victim is removed, and dead bodies are eaten. Vaamonde's campaign against these Indians is recounted, as well as quelling of uprising in 1783 of escaped prisoners, headed by notorious pirate Lorencillo, in Guadalajara. Vaamonde seeks position as governor of Nuevo Santander, intendente of San Luis Potosi, or sargento mayor de Mexico. (A. Tukey, January 1989).
Persons: 
Vaamonde, Manuel (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Berenguer de Marquina, Marques de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Bodega, Manuel de la
Persons: 
Herrera, Simon de (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Galvez, Mathias de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Azanza, Miguel Josef de (Virrey)
Persons: 
Alvarez, Juan Manuel
Persons: 
Lorencillo (Pirata)
Persons: 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Herrera, Simon de (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Pedro Josef (Indio Capitan)
Persons: 
Camotero, El (Indio Teniente)
Persons: 
Bajamar, Marques de (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Martinez del Campo, Manuel
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
California
Places: 
San Blas
Places: 
San Cristoval
Places: 
Lampazos, Punta de
Places: 
Veracruz
Places: 
Sayula
Places: 
Monterrey
Places: 
Canarias (Islas)
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
Nuevo Santander
Places: 
San Lorenzo
Military Groups: 
Guadalaxara, Regimento de
Military Groups: 
America, Fusileros de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 238 ff. 174-236 (Approx) exp. 6
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 238 ff. 174-236 (Appro
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Folios unnumbered.
Reference Number: 
23800006
Rights: 
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