Letters from Cancio on military affairs and response from officials in Mexico

Serial Number
041-00388
Title
Letters from Cancio on military affairs and response from officials in Mexico
Author(s)
Cancio Sierra y Zienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador Interino)
And Other Unknown Person(S)
Date
02-08-1762
Date
12-25-1762
Documentation
Monclova, Mexico. February 8, 1762 - December 25, 1762. 50p. Letters, notas. Original. Signed/unsigned.
Summary
Cancio recommends to viceroy persons for positions of capitan,teniente, and Alferez in cavalleria miliciana he established at Monclova. Appointments made by officials in Mexico and notification sent to Cancio. Further list of personnel for cavalleria on F. 166. More on this matter on ff. 169, 170. Other correspondence from official (identity unknown) in Mexico to Cancio concerning administrative affairs, including pertrechos de guerra, reduccion de los indios Apaches, military campaigns against Indians, military regulations, auditor de la guerra, transfer of Barrios and Cancio, illegal commerce, wrongdoing by Barrios, and construction of carcel. Detailed draft(?) Letter to Cancio concerning Indian activities in Coahuila, desire for peace of some Indians, troops available to deal with Indian threat -- orders and plans for action, and attacks by Tejas and Cumanchas against Apaches. (S. Fiederlein, 3-5-87)
Persons
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador Interino)
Barrio Jaurequi, Jacinto de (Coronel)
Sierra, Lope de (Tio de Cancio)
Flores de Abrego, Francisco
Sanchez Navarro, Gregorio
Jaurequi, Juan Angel de
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Arispe, Xavier de
Varrera, Juan Antonio
Rodriguez, Vicente (Teniente)(Comandante)
Rodriguez, Joseph (Teniente)
Brioso, Ambrioso
Mariano, J. (Padre)
Pastellan (Capitan)
Places
Saltillo (Villa)
Mechoacan (Obispado)
Monclova, Santiago de la (Villa)(Capital)
Mexico
Coahuila (Provincia)
Monclova (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Bejar, San Antonio
Dolores (Misiones)
Rio Grande del Norte
San Sava (Presidio)
Vercruz
America
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Tejas
Cumanches (Cumanchas)
Military Groups
Cavalleria Miliciana
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 149-173
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 149-173
Language
Spanish
Notes
Handwriting difficult to read in places, double copies of some documents (ff 164,165)
Reference Number
2200010
Rights
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