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Copia de los partes y un diario del capitan don Joseph Manuel Carrasco dando cuenta justificada de las resultas de su ultima Campana; con inclusion de varias ordenes comunicadas al mismo.

Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Carrasco, Joseph Manuel (Capitan)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
09-39-1789
Documentation: 
Chihuahua, others. August 29, 1789 - November 27, 1789. 28p. Letter, diary. Copy (dated November 27, 1789), signed.
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Correspondence between Ugarte y Loyola and virrey re: peace with Apaches.

Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Author(s): 
Virrey With Apaches.
Date: 
02-28-1789
Documentation: 
Chihuahua. February 28 - March 31, 1789. 30p. Letter. Original, copy, signed, unsigned.
General Subjects: 

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.
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En la villa de Santiago de la Monclova a 20 dias del mes de noviembre de 1733 anos, yo el general d. Blas de la ...

Author(s): 
Garza Falcon, Blas de la (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Bizarron, Juan Antonio de
Date: 
11-20-1733
Documentation: 
San Francisco de Coahuila, Santiago de la Monclova. January 16, 1733. 50p. Autos. Copies, transcriptions.

Military diaries and letters from Serna, Quintanilla, Murgier, and others...

Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Author(s): 
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la (Gobernador, Politico y Militar)
Author(s): 
Serna, Jose Antonio de la (Theniente Comandante and others
Date: 
03-20-1791
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander, Mexico. March 20, 1791 - September 7, 1791. 64pp. Approximate letters, diaries. Originals, copies. expeditions carried out by the two following companies; primera compania de la colonia del Nuevo Santander under the command of serna for the period January 18, 1791 - March 28, 1791; segunda compania Volante de la colonia del Nuevo Santander under the command of murgier for the time period of January 22, 1791 - March 14, 1791 and additionally a unit of 72 men from 3 villas under the command of quintanilla for the period January 12, 1791 - March 13, 1791; gives details of areas explored, place names given to certain geographical areas, numbers of soldiers, supplies and weapons totals, narration of encounters with indians, information on the use of militias, nature of topography and climate; virrey conde especially happy with the last expedition commanded by quintanilla; letter stating that Pedro Jose has killed two settlers but has not been apprehended, uses the san cristoval mission for refuge; letter to vaamonde advising him to be on the lookout for Pedro Josef and naparan - misquite indians wanted for murder; letter stating that Apaches are entering the northern villages of area in late August and describes attacks so far experienced. (O. Velez, September 1989)

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)