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Ballesteros informs that the post of governor and ayudante of cuerpo de milicias of Colotlan remain vacant. 1806 real cedula orders division of provinces of Nayarit, Colotlan, and Bolanos into twelve subdelegaciones.

Serial Number: 
041-05728
Title: 
Ballesteros informs that the post of governor and ayudante of cuerpo de milicias of Colotlan remain vacant. 1806 real cedula orders division of provinces of Nayarit, Colotlan, and Bolanos into twelve subdelegaciones.
Author(s): 
Ballesteros, Tomas Martin
Author(s): 
Carlos (Rey)
Date: 
00-00-1806
Date: 
05-14-1807
Documentation: 
Xerez. 1806-May 14, 1807. Letters. Informes. Real cedulas. 18p. Signed.
Summary: 
Posts of lieutenant governor and Segundo Ayudante de Cuerpo de milicias de Colotlan vacant. Immediate replacement needed. Other folios concern need to divide provinces of Nayarit, Colotlan, and Bolanos into twelve subdelegaciones for administrative purposes. F. 242 mentions perniciosas costumbres de los indios and of benefit of forcing tribute from them. Need to survey and explore provinces of Nayarit and Colotlan needed before administrative division. Commission granted to Zuniga for mapping of area. F. 243 provides income breakdown of region and reasons for intended division. Reasons concern caring for Indians and to simplify administration of region. Other view noted that dividing region will result in loss of Indian inhabitants, their customs, and animos. final documents concern filling post of governor. Governor's salary given. (P. Lenz, may 1990)
Persons: 
Ballesteros, Tomas Martin
Persons: 
Revillagigedo, Conde de
Persons: 
Calleja, Felix (Capitan)
Persons: 
Gorytizas, Pedro (Subinspector)
Persons: 
Trelles, Pedro
Persons: 
Hebia, Juan Antonio de (Subdelegado)
Persons: 
Zuniga, Martin (Agrimencor)
Persons: 
Carlos (Rey)
Persons: 
Iturrigaray, Jose de
Persons: 
Aparice, Pedro
Persons: 
Villanueve, Fernando
Persons: 
Perez, Gregorio
Places: 
Nayarit
Places: 
Xerez
Places: 
Colotlan
Places: 
Guadalaxara
Places: 
Tepic
Places: 
Tresnillo
Places: 
Bolanos
Places: 
Madrid
Military Groups: 
Colotlan, Cuerpo de Milicias de
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 257 ff. 240-249
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 257 ff. 240-249
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
25700023
Rights: 
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