Letters from Rodriguez to viceroy concerning presidial affairs

Serial Number
041-00379
Title
Letters from Rodriguez to viceroy concerning presidial affairs
Author(s)
Rodriguez, Manuel (Capitan)
and others
Date
12-03-1755
Date
03-16-1770
Documentation
Santa Rosa Maria del Sacramento, San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande, Monclava. December 13, 1755 - March 16, 1770. 122p. Letters, informe. Original. Signed.
Summary
Series of letters by capitan Rodriguez to viceroy concerning various presidial affairs -- mission activity, mission Indians, and enemy Indians (ff. 11-13, 16, 18). Responses intermingled with and often interrupting letters. Other topics concern Sesma seeking election as governor of Coahuila, introduction of bulas in province, salaries of soldiers (ff. 20-21), condition of road and climate (ff.4, 23-24). Much discussion on indios barbaros and how to deal with them. Index of documents and letters from 1769 (ff.26-27); describes contents. Information on military campaigns, supplies, number of troops, and participation by mission Indians. Rosters of presidial troops and volunteers, including names, ranks, weapons and supplies (animals) in their possession (ff. 39-43). Rosters divided among troops from presidio of Santa Rosa, Monclova, Pueblo de San Francisco, San Bernardo de la Candela, dragones de Monterrey, Milicianos de Monterrey. List from presidio of Santa Rosa of troops and their weapons (ff 44). Discussion about commercial activities, including that with the English and El Paso del Norte. Letter on ff. 60-61 contains information on several Indian groups and missions, Indian activities (including crimes), conversion to catholicism, and location of some presidios and Parajes. (S. Fiederlein, 2-11-87)
Persons
Rodriguez, Manuel (Capitan)(Comandante)
Sesma y Escudero, Miguel de (Teniente)(Coronel y Comandante)
Galindo, Francisco (Oidor)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Barrios, Jacinto (Coronel)
Flores, Francisco
Rubi, Marques de (Mariscal de Campo)
Cuellar, Lope de (Comandante)(Capitan)
Feran, Josef (Teniente)
Leon Bustamante y Fagle, Joseph de
Alderete, Vicente
Alonsillo (Capitan)
Sanz, Gregorio
Sanchez Navarro, Gregorio
Oca, Manuel Antonio de (Capitan)
Rodriguez, Vizente
Fernandez, Euxenio (Alferez)
Tiburcio, Diego (Teniente)
Ugarte, Jacobo de (Gobernador)
Places
Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
Veracruz
Coahuila (Provincia)
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
San Luis Potosi (Ciudad)
Anelo, San Joseph de (Paraje)
Sacramento, Santa Rosa Maria del (Presidio)
Xalisco, Santiago de (Mision)
Xalisco (Provincia)
Monclova (Villa)
San Fernando (Villa)
Peyotes (Misiones)
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
San Saba (Presidio)
Canon (Paraje)
Birarron, San Francisco de (Mision)
Sonora
Gila (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico
Nueva Vizcaya
Conchos (Rio)
Rio Grande del Norte
Monclova, Santiago de la (Capital)
Mapimi (Bolson)
Chiguagua (Villa)
El Paso del Norte (Presidio)
El Paso del Norte
Misisipi (Rio)
Durango
Texas
San Antonio (Presidio)
Laredo
Escandon (Colonia)
El Carrizo (Mision)
Vizarron (Mision)
Caxon (Paraje)
San Vicente (Paraje)
Santa Maria (Paraje)
Las Bacas (Paraje)
San Philippe (Paraje)
San Francisco (Pueblo)
Candela, San Bernardo de la (Pueblo)
Monterrey
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Julimenos
Teguas
Yngleses
Lipanes
Vidais
Apaches Mezcaleros
Julimes
Tlascaltecos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 001-061
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 001-061
Language
Spanish
Notes
2 copies of first 2 documents, some documents interrupted by others, edges of several cut off -- difficult to read, extra copies of other documents, 25 blank pages.
Reference Number
2200001
Rights
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