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Letters concerning refurnishing the militias of the Nuevo Reyno de Leon and Nuevo Santander with horses and mules

Author(s): 
Villamil, Bernardo
Date: 
11-19-1806
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. November 19, 1906-February10, 1807 20p. Copies. Signed

Journals reporting campaigns of Tovar, Diaz de Luna, Soler in Sonora, Chihuahua.

Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Tovar, Joseph Maria de (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Ruiz, Jose Vicente (Sargento)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-14-1790
Documentation: 
San Geronimo. June 14 to August 17, 1790. 32p. Letters, relaciones, draft. Signed, transcribed.
General Subjects: 

expediente sobre providencias para contener la infedilidad de los taraumaras y gente foragida que hostilizan en la Nueva Vizcaya.

Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Date: 
10-03-1781
Documentation: 
Chihuahua, Arispe, Mexico. October 3, 1787 - January 15, 1788. 32pp. Approximate. Letters. Originals. Of ? Which has prompted a visit from commandante general and the stationing of the quarta compania Volante; attack executed by more than 100 Apaches, aforementioned company not able to provide defense because horse conditions, transfer of troops between uranga and ybarra unsatisfactory for defense purposes and fears continued attacks, fears the decision of a junta general de los gilenos on this matter; because a lack of troop strength a depopulation of area is called for; indian attack on pueblo of concepcion in jurisdiction of baponoyaba 2 persons killed and horses stolen; decision of sindico procurador general that villa san Phelipe needs to increase troop strength to protect against indians; request made for personal appearance and assessment of commandante general in villa of san Phelipe; commandante general response to request being that as long as Sonora has cabecillas of chigouste, asquegoca, and asquesiya his transferring to Nueva Vizcaya would be ill advised; letter strongly suggesting that Ugarte y Loyola should go to Nueva Vizcaya immediately and in fact refuting Ugartes assessment of Sonora; Ugarte responds he will go out to Nueva Vizcaya once expeditions under command of vengara and Echeagaray approves of idea of selecting 100 men to visit provincia in question in order to contain in taraumara indias and gentes de casta inefectas, cuya fidelidad nos es sospecha, Ugarte plans to take with him 70 opata indians from bacuachi and bapispe. (O. Velez, April 1989)
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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)

Ripperda to Corix re: Indian depredations and Thobar's insubordination

Author(s): 
Ripperda, Baron de
Date: 
02-12-1771
Documentation: 
Bexar. February 12, 1771. 4p. Letters. Originals, signed.
General Subjects: 

Letters between Castro and compania de Monclova concerning provisioning of military escort.

Author(s): 
Castro, Ramon de (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Zozaya, Josef Francisco de (Teniente)
Date: 
04-02-1791
Documentation: 
Saltillo, Coahuila. April 2 - 9, 1791. 3p. Letters. Signed, copies.
General Subjects: 

Oficiales subalternos

Author(s): 
Zozaya, Jose Francisco de (Primer Alferez)
Author(s): 
Malibran, Manual
Author(s): 
Puga, Antonio Favian de
Date: 
10-01-1788
Documentation: 
Croix, Saltillo, San Luis Potosi, others. Oct.1788-March 15, 1789. 28p. Letters. Originals, signed.
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Letters of governor Fayni to viceroy Bucareli and related draft responses

Author(s): 
Fayni, Josef
Author(s): 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Date: 
01-09-1773
Documentation: 
Mexico/Durango. January 9-26, 1773. 11p. Letter, draft. Original, signed
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