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Civil Offices (Capitan General)

Auto- nombrameinto de capitan-general.

Author(s): 
Fernandez de Velasco, Diego (Governor and Capt. Gen.)
Date: 
07-21-1648
Documentation: 
July 21, 1648 orig. Sgnd.
General Subjects: 

oficio al governador de la Luisiana cortar las amistades de los Apaches lipanes con quatro parcialidades de la naciones del norte y el perjudical comercio de armas de fuego, polvora y munciones.

Author(s): 
Miro, Estevan (Governador de Luisiana)
Author(s): 
Blanc, Luis de (Comandante)
Author(s): 
Virrey Conde de Revilla Gigedo
Author(s): 
Cavallo, Domingo (Governador y Capitan General)
Date: 
03-02-1791
Documentation: 
Mexico, nueva orleans, havana. March 2, 1791 - March 9, 1792. 52p. Approximate letters. Copies, originals. Apache indians living in peace until 1790 when ugalde led war against them, have had peace with the comanches, mentions groups that have been fighting with the Apaches lipanes and those others with whom they trade, prohibits the entrance of any lipanes into certain rancherias because that is their method of acquiring arms and ammunition; letter making it clear that the idea to pacify the indians of Texas originated with blanc; advises blanc to support enmity between various indian tribes settled between the Colorado river and rio de la Trinidad and the lipanes which are openly hostile to the Spanish, letter distinguishes between indian nations and factions with the latter being the ones most likely to be allied with lipanes, indians in all of Texas are somewhat in revolt because of the lack of goods, these used to be supplied by Armant but has not been able to because of his own lack of goods and credit, blanc seeks to go personally to indian villages in order to break links that some factions have with lipanes in trade and commerce (will need goods to facilitate this process) and will eventually will appoint a commissary to periodically visit indians in order to maintain their loyalties to Spanish and keep them pacified; Luis de blanc seeks to have his son named as commissary to indians cites his family's good relations with indians as supporting factor; indians trading pieles de liboras for the goods provided by the Spanish they call this trading combalache, sets out logistics of this commerce, Cabello advises those involved not to accept horses or donkeys as payment for goods because indians will just rob them later on. Talks of establishing prices for trade, advises that they not trade with aguardiente, cites the bundles of raw tobacco as one of the more important items with which to trade; miro has received copy of letter written by Cavello giving advise on how to handle indians in Texas and Coahuila from his personal experiences as governor in these areas. (O. Velez, September 1989)

Ano de 1789: expediente sobre fabrica del quartel y reunion de la villa de Santa Fe del Nuevo Mexico.

Author(s): 
Concha, Fernando de la (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Beregana, Domingo de (Ministro de Tesoro)
Date: 
11-10-1787
Documentation: 
Santa Fe, Arispe and others. October 10, 1787-November 15, 1792. 108p. Letters, lists, planos. Originals, signed, copies. Fe and construction of quartel of very good quality; discussion without causing indian uprising, much discussion of location, cost, salaries for builders; letters in ff. 26-28, 32-35 of particular interest; ff. 50-51, list of construction materials needed, prices mentioned in f. 63; plano of finished quartel included f. 71. (D. J. Mcclelland, January 1989)

Officials of cuerpo de Dragones provinciales de Santiago refuse to recognize Ugalde's appointment of alcalde mayor to position of capitan a guerra.

Author(s): 
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Gutierres de la Cueva, Juan (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Calzado, Phelipe (Comandante)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1767
Documentation: 
Saltillo. September 25, 1789-October 9, 1790. 72p. Diligencias, letters, oficios. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.
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Ano de 1793: solicitud del teniente retirado don Joaquin Lain, para que por las caxas de esta capital se le entregue el importe de los descuentos que ha supido para imbalidos y monte pio.

Author(s): 
Lain y Herrero, Joaquin (Teniente Retirado)
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date: 
03-11-1793
Documentation: 
Mexico. March11-27, 1793. 12p. Letters. Originals, signed.
General Subjects: 

Concerns alleged rivalry between military of Saltillo and Parras, opposition to nomination of Varela Bermudez as 'capitan a guerra' of Squadrons.

Author(s): 
Calzado, Phelipe (Capitan Comandante)
Author(s): 
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante Inspector)
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
00-00-1767
Documentation: 
Saltillo, parras. January 14, 1788-November 6, 1790. 100p. Oficios, letters, testimonios. Originals, copies, signed, unsigned.
General Subjects: 

Index. Cierragorda reports on the status of provincias de Nuevo Santander.

Author(s): 
Cierragorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Date: 
01-12-1791
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. January 12, 1791 - October 2, 1793. 52p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed. Charts.
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Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning Mendinuta's promotion to rank of capitan general de los Reales Estos.

Author(s): 
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Author(s): 
Croix, Marques de
Date: 
01-16-1771
Documentation: 
Santa Fee. January 16, 1771 - mar 30, 1771. 3p. Letter. Original, signed.
General Subjects: 

Correspondence between Croix and Ripperda concerning promotions

Author(s): 
Ripperda, Baron de
Author(s): 
Virrey(?)
Date: 
09-08-1770
Documentation: 
Bexar. September 8 - November 10, 1770. 6p. Letters. Originals, signed.
General Subjects: