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Disasters (Floods)

Luis Cazorla. Discussion of Indian relations, and problem encountered due to heavy rains and flooding.

Author(s): 
Cazorla, Luis
Date: 
10-23-1787
Documentation: 
Bahia. October 23, 1787. 4 pages. Relacion. Original. Signed.
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Domingo Cabello to Teodoro de Croix. explanation of delay of response to correspondence.

Author(s): 
Cabello, Domingo (Governador)
Date: 
09-17-1780
Documentation: 
San Antonio de Bexar. September 17, 1780. 3p. Informe. Original. Signed.
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Vargas, Diego de. Continued record of events of uprising.

Author(s): 
Vargas Zapatta Lujan Ponze de Leon, Diego de (Governador)
Date: 
07-28-1696
Documentation: 
N.p. July 28, 1696. 187 pages. Informe. Peticion. Original. Campaign against the rebels; prisoners taken and questioned about the whereabouts of the rebels and their loot; the governor takes the troops into action against the rebels; precaution taken against ambush; deployment of troops consisting of both Spaniards and indian allies; reconnaissance of the sierras in search of rebels; reports of spies; frai de Vargas expresses doubt as to the trustworthness of some indians. Petition for calling of council of war; shortages of food due to the impediment of the flooding of rio del norte, and a drought that severely limited the sowing of crops. Successful encounters with rebels; capture of grain and clothing; reports of bloody battles. (Lloyd Kendall) (1980)
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Vargas, Diego de. Order to move army.

Author(s): 
Vargas, Diego de (Gobernador)
Date: 
06-20-1696
Documentation: 
Santa Fe. June 20, 1696. 2 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
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Vargas, Diego de. Record of events and operations during an extensive uprising among the Indians.

Author(s): 
Vargas Zapata Luja Ponze de Leon, Diego de (Governador)
Date: 
06-17-1696
Documentation: 
Santa Fee. June 17, 1696. 101 pages. Informe. Auto. Original. Signed. Depredations of indian rebels - their raid on a church and convent, killing priests and other persons, taking sacred ornaments and vessels; pillage of grain and clothing; appeal for help, arms and ammunition from stranded residents; frustration of attempt to transfer by rafts, to secure areas, stranded residents, because of impassable flooding of the rio del norte; movements and activities of soldiers and of non-rebellious indians. The governor orders a thorough investigation into the circumstances of the uprising. It seems that there was famine in certain pueblos; and it is said that someone spread a rumor that the governor had decided to have all the adult males of the pueblos killed, leaving only the young boys. (Lloyd Kendall) (1980)

Vargas, Diego de. Receipt of Chaves' letter.

Author(s): 
Vargas, Diego de (Gobernador)
Date: 
06-14-1696
Documentation: 
Santa Fe. June 14, 1696. 1 pages. Relacion. Original. Signed.
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Vargas, Diego de to Chaves, Francisco. Letter from Vargas answering Chaves.

Author(s): 
Vargas, Diego de (Gobernador)
Date: 
06-15-1696
Documentation: 
Santa Fe. June 15, 1696. 3 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
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Vargas, Diego de. noting the receiving of certain letters.

Author(s): 
Vargas, Diego de (Gobernador)
Date: 
06-12-1696
Documentation: 
Santa Fe. June 12, 1696. 2 pages. Informe. Original. Signed.
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Chaves, Francisco de to Vargas, Diego de. Information concerning transfer of Bernalillo families to Santa Fe.

Author(s): 
Chaves, Fernando de (Capitan)
Date: 
06-00-1696
Documentation: 
Bernalillo. June 1696. 2 pages. Letter. Original. Signed.
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