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Letters between virrey Conde de Revilla Gigedo, Lorenzo, and Puertollano discussing the developments in Nuevo Santander and the reassignment of religious personnel first in this series begins with recivi el oficio.

Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Lorenzo, Estevan (Obispo de Durango)
Author(s): 
Puertollano, Ysidoro de (Padre)
Date: 
02-16-1793
Documentation: 
Colegio apostolico de pachuca, Mexico. February 16, 1793 - April 1, 1793. 22p. Approximate letters. Originals, copies. General command of Provincias Internas under authority of nava and which will now incorporate the virreynato de la peninsula de California, el nuevo reyno de leon y colonia del Nuevo Santander, puertollano's acknowledgement to make any adjustments in running of his missions if necessary, death of bisuete and illness of two other priests, founding of mission de helguera, informs that puertollano is seeking license to go to Spain to recruit 40 priests due to personnel shortage; sealed letter expressing puertollano's desire to avail himself from earlier commitment of sending 5 religiosos to Durango; puertollano stating that the death of bisute and the illness of two other priests is the reason that he seeks to redirect the 5 religiosos from Durango to tamauplia oriental, comments on the deteriorating condition of the mission Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe due to the death and illnesses mentioned and similar complaints lodged by the missions of san Jose and Coahuila as justification for his desire to redirect religious personnel; virrey informing nava on the developments mentioned above and tells him that he has communicated the same to the bishop of Durango; acknowledgement of Lorenzo of developments that will not permit 5 religiosos that he was supposed to receive from the colegio apostolico de pachuca from aiding him; virrey approving lorenzo' request for license to go to Spain to recruit personnel. (O. Velez, March 1989)
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sobre reunion de misiones del Nuevo Mexico en que resulta ahorro a la real hazienda.

Author(s): 
Concha, Fernando de la (Coronel)
Author(s): 
Nava, Pedro de
Author(s): 
Tristan, Estevan Lorenzo de (Obispo de Durango)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
07-20-1784
Documentation: 
Santa Fe, chihuagua, Mexico. January 20, 1792-June 9, 1796. 184p. Letters, tables. Originals, signed, copies.

Sobre la quema de varias medidas en la villa de Palmillas...

Author(s): 
Munoz, Manuel (Teniente Coronel)
Author(s): 
Morelos, Santiago
Date: 
01-26-1790
Documentation: 
Nuevo Santander. January 26, 1790-December 4, 1798. 54p. (Approx) Letters, testimonias. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals. Officials 'por estar disminutas las medidas de semillas' (vague reference made to issue again in numero 10); in 10, charges brought against morelos and belmonte, both prisoners in taumave jail, caught producing, buying contraband 'barajas' and 'naipes', 'molde' used in printing cards found, testimony concerning affair given (paginated 1-6; roughly folios 358-363); other fiscal matters discussed, as well as way in which to avoid future production of contraband 'naipes.' (L. Kerr, August 1989)
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To virrey concerning state of economic ruin in Nuevo Santander.

Author(s): 
Fuentes, Luis Antonio de
Author(s): 
Perez de la Cruz, Balerio (Teniente)
Author(s): 
Caballero, Joachin
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-05-1772
Documentation: 
San Carlos, llera, Altamira, Aguayo. June 5 - September 7, 1772. 260p. Letters. Signed, originals, transcriptions.
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relacion jurada y secreta que yo el capitan de milicias de la legion de San Carlos don Jose Ygnacio Barragan...

Author(s): 
Baragan, Jose Yganacio (Capitan)
Author(s): 
Villalva, Jose de
Author(s): 
Revilla Gigedo Conde de (Virrey)
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
07-14-1786
Documentation: 
Llera, xaumabe, Mexico. July 14, 1786-February 4, 1794. 96p. Letters, informes, relaciones, autos. Copies, transcriptions.
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Letters between Rengel, Flores and Ugarte y Loyola concerning Indian hostilities, details of general campaign in 1787-1788.

Author(s): 
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante Inspector)
Author(s): 
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General Intendente)
Date: 
09-04-1787
Documentation: 
Paso del norte, Arispe. September 4, 1787 - July 27, 1788. 96p. Letters, tables. Originals, signed, copies. not been inspected for 21 years, 2) to determine cumanche- navajo-Spanish relations, and 3) to familiarize himself with the terrain prior to launching a military campaign. Reports to Ugarte y Loyola that all New Mexico troops are mobilized for action. Includes detailed diary of consequent campaign around Santa Fe in October 1787. Santa Fe campaign military force composed of presidial troops and cumanche and Apache xicarilla auxiliaries. Details include distance traveled, reports of scouting activities, geographical and weather details, and tabular breakdown of force into four divisions, listing commander, station, and force size. Rengel blames slowness of March on insubordination and unruliness of indian auxiliaries; virrey responds, suggesting exclusion of auxiliaries from main campaigns. Includes description of landmarks along route, information on jacales settlement patterns, high accuracy of niera's (?) Map, construction of bridge to cross Colorado river, battle tactics of reconnaissance and night attack, and peacefulness of cumanches. More specific campaign details are recorded in a division by division report. Virrey flores responds, encouraging more action and less writing. Ugarte y Loyola also reports events of Cordero's and bergara's troops in Nueva Vizcaya campaign (October 1787-mar 1788). Table illustrates organization of force into four divisions, showing locations and force size for each division. Each division presents account of indian hostilities and a report of military actions taken. Indian hostilities include general theft (horses, cattle, mules, burros, and oxen), murders, assaults on mule trains, corpse stripping, kidnappings, abductions, and massacre of mescales. Reports falseness of Apache and mescalero peace proposals, how indians bribe vecinos to spy on military cavalry movements and report these maneuvers to indians, indian custom of collecting ears of killed enemies, and indian ambush of officials attempting to track indians in mountains. Includes summary tables of indian hostilities and military combat statistics by indian group, province, and division. Provinces included are Sonora, Nueva Vizcaya, New Mexico, Coahuila, Texas in 1787. explains meaning of term gileno as one type of chiricagui. Gileno is also an umbrella term for mimbrenos and Apaches in western part of Nueva Vizcaya. Gilenos cited as worst enemies, feared by Spanish and indians alike. Progress toward indian pacification is reported. Describes how mescalero nation was ordered by capitancillos to move to Santa Rosa. With mescalero peace in Nueva Vizcaya established, emphasis on pacification shifts to Coahuila. Military maneuvers described. Spanish use both indians and Spanish for reconnaissance activities. Detailed description of bergara's, Cordero's and others' forces milpa destruction (corn, tobacco, frijoles, calabasa), rancheria assaults, killing of Apache guide by Volunteers. Limited success in tracking and animal recovery blamed on snow, tired horses. Virrey flores praises bergara's zeal. (S. Gibbs, February 1988)

Letters between Diaz de hortega, virrey Flores & various military officials about Indian attacks and vecino abandonment.

Author(s): 
Palacios, Antonio (Telesforo)
Author(s): 
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Author(s): 
Diaz de Hortega, Phelipe (Gobernador Intendente)
Date: 
10-06-1768
Documentation: 
Durango, Chihuahua, San Bartolome, guajugilla and others. October 13, 1788 -- January 19, 1789. 74p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
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Administrative correspondence between the viceroy and the governors Cierragorda and Lorca.

Author(s): 
Lorca, Melchor Vidal de (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Cierragorda, Conde de la (Gobernador)
Author(s): 
Munoz, Manuel
Date: 
04-29-1789
Documentation: 
Real de San Carlos de borbon, Nuevo Santander, Horcasitas, Mexico. April 29, 1789-January 19, 1790. 46p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed