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Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Information regarding relations with many Indian nations.

Serial Number: 
041-05642
Title: 
Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Information regarding relations with many Indian nations.
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Date: 
12-01-1783
Date: 
12-10-1787
Documentation: 
Arispe. November ?, 1787 - December 10, 1787. 38p. Informes. Originals, signed.
Summary: 
Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Notes problems in judicial branch including inexperience of secondary judges; lack of prisons, lawyers to consult with, and scribes to handle judicial proceedings; costs of prisons, paper, mail, etc.. Reports (f.30) of robberies and murders committed by Apaches and others, including bands of Taraumaras escaped from their mission. Proposed creation of a high court (f. 31.5). Discussion of founding capital city of 6 provincias (f. 32.5) and its relation to comandante general's residence and site of high court. Most advantageous site would be in San Bartholome Valley. Salt production and prices (f. 34). Report (35.5) that spiritual of gospel deeply affected. Much information (f. 37) regarding many Indian nations with respect to their geographic domains, hostilities, and relations to Spanish plan for defense. (J. Hiller, may 1989)
Persons: 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Persons: 
Galvez (Conde)
Persons: 
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Croix, Teodoro
Persons: 
Neve, Felipe de
Persons: 
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Persons: 
Bustamante, Juan Joseph
Persons: 
Borica, Diego (Teniente Coronel)
Persons: 
Cabello, Domingo
Persons: 
Bonavia, Bernardo de
Places: 
Arispe
Places: 
Chihuagua
Places: 
Durango
Places: 
Caracas
Places: 
Nueva Vizcaya
Places: 
San Bartholome (Valle)
Places: 
Cohaguila
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
Nueva Mexico
Places: 
El Paso
Places: 
Santander y Nuevo Leon (Colonia)
Places: 
Norte (Presidio)
Places: 
Parras
Places: 
Saltillo
Places: 
Janos (Presidio)
Places: 
Tiburon (Isla)
Places: 
Pitic (Pueblo)
Places: 
Bacuachi
Places: 
Chihuagua (Villa)
Ethnic Groups: 
Taraumares
Ethnic Groups: 
Seris
Ethnic Groups: 
Gilenos
Ethnic Groups: 
Mescaleros
Ethnic Groups: 
Apaches
Ethnic Groups: 
Lipanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Navajoes
Ethnic Groups: 
Natagees
Ethnic Groups: 
Saraones
Ethnic Groups: 
Nicarillas
Ethnic Groups: 
Comanches
Ethnic Groups: 
Tagoayaces
Ethnic Groups: 
Obedsitas
Ethnic Groups: 
Tuacanas
Ethnic Groups: 
Yutas
Ethnic Groups: 
Carancaguaces
Ethnic Groups: 
Tepocas
Ethnic Groups: 
Papagos
Ethnic Groups: 
Pimas
Ethnic Groups: 
Gilenas
Ethnic Groups: 
Chiricaguis
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 254 ff. 024-042
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 254 ff. 024-042
Language: 
Spanish
Notes: 
Appears as expediente 3 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number: 
25400003
Rights: 
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