Documents dealing with provisioning of food, clothing, and arms for presidial troops.

Serial Number
041-00210
Title
Documents dealing with provisioning of food, clothing, and arms for presidial troops.
Author(s)
Guizarnotegui, Francisco
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
and others
Date
09-01-1772
Date
08-03-1790
Documentation
Chihuahua. October 30, 1786. 344p. Letter. Informe. Original. Signed. Copy.
Summary
Series of letters and informes on provisioning of presidial troops and companias volantes. government and military officials concerned that soldiers are not able to provide themselves and their families with proper amounts of food, clothing, and weapons with their salary. Merchants of Chihuahua are asked to develop plan for provisioning presidios that will benefit soldiers. Military officials upset because merchants are more concerned with their profits than with welfare of troops. In letter of October 30, 1786, Guizarnotegui proposes a detailed plan for provisioning presidios. Benefits and disadvantages of plan are discussed by other merchants, military officials and viceroy. Plan is modified several times, and each time there are meetings to discuss changes. Disagreements between merchants on amount of profits. In letter of February 13, 1787, objectives of themselves; distribute profits among merchants of region who promote agriculture, animal raising, and mining. In letter of July 9, 1790?, there is discussion of merchants anger of losing profits for charging high prices. Letter may 8, 1790, viceroy relates that Guizarnotegui's contract will end at end of year; all merchants should take steps for provisioning presidios. In letter August 4, 1790, merchants Argue that they have supported soldiers and crown in many ways, but that they need to make a certain profit or they will be forced to move to other areas. (J. Tapia, September, 1987)
Persons
Guizarnotegui, Francisco
Antoneli, Antonio
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Neve, Phelipe de
Galindo, Pedro Navarro
Torre, Fernando Antonio de la (Diputado del Comercio)
Campo, Francisco Xavier del (Corregidor)
Villaverde, Vizente de
Velarde, Pedro
Martinez, Andres
Gonsales, Ignacio
Marquez, Diego Ventura
Ruiz, Manuel
Amezquita, Joaquin de
Bravo, Jose
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Galvez, Bernardo de (Virrey)
Croix, Carlos Francisco de (Comandante General)
Tres Palacios, Francisco Antonio (Teniente)
Marinelarena, Martin (Capitan)
Iribarren, Joseph Antonio (Capitan)
Beregana, Domingo de
Merino, Manuel
Dias de Ortega, Phelipe
Guemes Pacheco y de Padilla, Juan Vicente de (Virrey)
Ramos de Vexea, Pedro
Medina, Roque de
Gutierrez, Juan
Cuellar, Lope de (Capitan)
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante)
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Doporto, Ventura
Ochoa, Pablo de
Mangino, Fernando Joseph
Barreda, Pedro
Places
Chihuagua
Janos (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
San Eleceario (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Chorreras (Presidio)
Coyame (Presidio)
Norte (Presidio)
Nuevo Mexico (Presidio)
Jalapa
Arispe
Conchos (Pilar)
Guajuquilla
San Bartolome, Valle de
Cerrogordo
Pasaje
Queretaro
Mechoacan
San Geronimo (Puesto)
Namiquipa (Puesto)
Parral, San Josef del
Encinillas, San Juan Bautista de
Durango
Nueva Vizcaya
Veracruz
Puebla
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cocoyomes
Mexicanos
Military Groups
Compania Volante
Dragones Provinciales
Voluntarios de Cataluna
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 014 ff. 256-417
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 014 ff. 256-417
Language
Spanish
Notes
Duplication of pages, out of order
Reference Number
1400011
Rights
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