Notes and letters concerning appointment of Cancio as captain of Santa Rosa presidio

Serial Number
041-00385
Title
Notes and letters concerning appointment of Cancio as captain of Santa Rosa presidio
Author(s)
Ecai y Muzquiz, Joseph Juaquin (Teniente)
and others
Date
05-28-1755
Date
11-09-1761
Documentation
Mexico, Santa Rosa del Sacramento. January 31, 1761 - November 9, 1761. 18p. Letters, notas. Original. Signed/unsigned.
Summary
Draft letter from Mexico from viceroy naming Cancio interim captain of Santa Rosa presidio, post vacated by Ortiz Parrilla who was sent on expedition to Panzacola. Letter reviews Cancio's military service. Notes by unknown author on Ecai y Muzquiz being teniente at Santa Rosa presidio. Limited information on personnel, arms, supplies, activities of captain Cancio, and enemy Indian activities. Testimony from Ecai y Muzquiz concerning Cancio's assumption of duties as captain at Santa Rosa. Letter from Ecai y Muzquiz to viceroy on his and his family's monetary situation and well being. (S. Fiederlein, 3-3-87)
Persons
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Ortiz Parrilla, Diego (Coronel)
Amarillas, Marques de las (Virrey)
Montesinor de Lara, Pedro (Coronel)
Ecai y Muzquiz, Joseph Juaquin de (Teniente)
Sanchez de Zamora, Carlos (Licenciado)
Alderete, Vizente (Alferez)
Yermo, Francisco
Martinez Pacheco, Rahael
Bustamante, Manuel de
Fernandez, Eugenio
Gomez, Juachin
Crudillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Places
Sacramento, Santa Rosa Maria del (Presidio)
Panzacola
San Miguel de (Presidio)
Angeles, Puebla de los
San Sava (Presidio)
Mexico
Santisimo Sacramento (Presidio)
Military Groups
Vercruz, Batallon de la Corona de
Los Angeles, Milicias del Obispado de la Puebla de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 115-123
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 115-123
Language
Spanish
Notes
Handwriting difficult to read in places, incomplete and unsigned documents (ff.115-120), following documents (ff.124-137) written by Cancio
Reference Number
2200007
Rights
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