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Letters and diarios de comision from Borica de Diego concerning military visitas in Nuevo Vizcaya first in this series begins with febrero 14 de 1791.

Author(s): 
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date: 
03-22-1791
Documentation: 
Durango, Mexico, estancia de rio florido, rancho de talamantes. March 22, 1791 -April 6, 1792. 32pp. Approximate letters, diarios de comision. Originals, copies. Reyes trujillo returning after expedition against manta prieta with indian aid ojos Colorados, an indian attack against San Juan bauptista, group of six Apaches being followed by group of indians from Conchos, Apache indian attack in which two men were killed, primera compania Volante kills one Apache and recaptures livestock stolen, troops that escorted Ugarte y Loyola, communication from subdelegado de cosiguariachy advising Borica that in that jurisdiction forcing indians to work in the mines would be prohibited, gets a request from governors of satevo, yoquivo, and guapdaynas that they have their own religious administration because current system of using priests of Batopilas is unsatisfactory due to distances involved, Borica responds by sending letter stating he will look into the matter when he visits these areas and also sends copies of decrees on matters relating to the treatment of indians in missions; letter concerning the matter of indians working as servants in homes of hacendados without pay and prohibitions and circumstances that have led to these developments; letter discussing the points made by Lopez muato on mission and civil authority over indians in missions, what permission indians need in order to leave the pueblos, what kinds of punishments are to be applied to indians who miss mass purposely, policy on alcoholism and delinquency mentioned during religious service, regulations on travel restrictions on indians; travel diary from 2-27-1791 thru 3-13-1791; indian called tomas his history of escape and recapture, last instance of capture was at hands of indians of piedras bolas; travel diary from 3-14-1791 thru 3-28-1791, apprehension of prisoners banda, palacios, Castaneda, gertrudi. Case against them was not proven and key witnesses roman and Acosta did not arrive for judicial proceeding, robberies committed by Juan Joseph conde; punishment of vizcarra for being lazy; meets with rouset de Jesus discussed indian complaints from missions, refers to recommendations made, Tapia requesting indian escorts and his disatisfaction with service provided, ochoa, Jose manuel takes statements from tecoricy and tonachic after their apprehension, visit to pueblo of satebo discontinues practice of cura using weekly workers, semneros in mission without pay; named teniente general for satevo, joya, and baponoyaba; in the latter, wives of prisoners seeking their release and it becomes apparent that without their husbands they have no way of surviving except for charity of the people in their pueblos; meets with anna maria, widow of indian Miguel Mariano, who seeks return of livestock confiscated from husband at time of arrest, he died in jail with daughter. (O. Velez, March 1989)

visita de la jurisdiccion del oro con que dio cuenta el comisionado, y se remitio al senor comandante general don Pedro de Nava ....

Author(s): 
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Author(s): 
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date: 
02-06-1791
Documentation: 
Mexico, estancia de rio florido, Chihuahua. February 16, 1791 - September 18, 1792. 30pp. Approximate. Letters. Originals, copies. Being abstacted here; submittal of the diario de comision and quaderno by Borica; resumption of visita throughout Nueva Vizcaya by Borica in accordance with orders received by Revilla gigedo despite the deterioration of the horses with one of the primary purposes of checking the abuse of indians within the mission system; diario de comision written for visita mentioned above; suspension of Borica's visita due to the rainy season in the remaining jurisdictions to be inspected, decision made to wait so that a proper inspection can be made, delaying the submittal of the recommendations made for the jurisdictions already inspected until entire visita conducted, no incidences of fugitive missions in areas visited so far, problems have emerged on use of indians by jueces and misioneros without remuneration and also in the administration of justice system; Borica fulfilling the duties of ayudante inspector in the villa where he is located until the rainy season passes; content of Borica's visits which include information on Spanish and indian populations, haciendas and ranches, pardon of 4 prisoners sentenced to death, 6 thieves, aprehension of various delinquents and fugitive indians from the missions and their rehabilitation, population figures for indians and comments on their activities and unjust use of their labour in agriculture performed for others, remedied this last situation, prohibited the continuation of having indians punished by judges and stimulatd them to respect ministers and apply themselves to the christian religion, inspected archives of the ruling bodies of the 24 jurisdictions for their improvement and coordination, in each pueblo a file established during visita noting number of indians in each, local circumstances, language spoken, character, property owned collectively and individually, pressures they felt and what Borica did to alleviate these, the fact that other measures still need to be implemented, advises haste on the latter, nava seeks virrey's guidance on measures still to be implemented; sealed letter from virrey conde de Revilla gigedo to the fiscal de lo civil summarizing the activities and correspondence associated with Borica's visita as has been done above; acknowledgement made by virrey of correspondence from nava on subject of Borica's visits. (O. Velez, March 1989)

expediente sobre las cuentas y gastos causados en la collera de Apaches que condujo cadete don Mariano Varela.

Author(s): 
Bonilla, Antonio
Author(s): 
Varela, Mariano (Cadete)
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-24-1788
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. January 9, 1789-June 5, 1789. 248p. (Approx) Instancias, borradores, oficios, estado, cuentas. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.
General Subjects: 

expediente formado a consulta del governador don Melchor Vidal, sobre remitir los reos que expresa a algunas de las haciendas del senor Marques de San Miguel de Aguayo y que esta providencia se tome con algunos ladronsillos y otros delicuentes.

Author(s): 
Lorca y Villena, Melchor Vidal de
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Author(s): 
San Miguel de Aguayo, Marques de
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
07-12-1776
Documentation: 
Monterrey. July 12, 1776. 30p. Letters. Originals. Signed.
General Subjects: 

solicitud de la diputacion de mineria, sobre que se le franqueen por el tribunal 100 [mil] pesos para fomento del mineral del real de Santa Eulalia.

Author(s): 
Colsa de la Borbolla, Juan Joseph
Author(s): 
Morales, Alonso
Author(s): 
Ramos de Verea, Pedro
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
12-16-1791
Documentation: 
Chihuahua, Santa eulalia. December 16 to December 30, 1791. 86p. Informe. Transcribed, signed.

el comandante general de las Provincias Internas del poniente remite con carta numero 42 de 23 de noviembre de 87 . . . .

Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Author(s): 
Campo de Marin, Manuel
Author(s): 
Herrera, Fernando
Date: 
07-21-1788
Documentation: 
Provincias Internas. July 21, 1988 to April 23, 1793. 6p. Informes. Unsigned.
General Subjects: 

con fecha de 12 de diziembre de 93 represento don Francisco de Yermo vecino del presidio de Rio Grande . . . .

Author(s): 
Yermo, Francisco de
Author(s): 
Lorca, Juan Vidal de
Author(s): 
Sierragorda, Conde de la
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
01-30-1793
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. January 30, 1793 to August 14, 1795. 50p. Letters, informes. Signed.
General Subjects: 

en febrero del ano de 1785 represento el comandante general interino don Jose Antonio Rengel la urgente necesidad de un cirujano en Chihuahua . . . .

Date: 
02-00-1785
Documentation: 
Durango. Feb, 1785 to dec, 1790. 52p. Informes, letters. Unsigned.
General Subjects: 

Series of documents on military services given to the king, by soldiers of soledad, jurisdiction of Colotlan.

Author(s): 
Victoriano, Sebastian Antonio
Author(s): 
Davila Maldonado, Andres
Author(s): 
Flores de San Pedro, Juan
Date: 
03-24-1724
Documentation: 
Sam Francisco Xavier, Guajuquilla. March 24, 1724-June 13, 1726. 52p. Letters, informes, autos, certificaciones. Copies.
General Subjects: