Correspondencia del gobernador de Coahuila, don Lorenzo Cansio. Ano de 1763

Serial Number
041-00618
Title
Correspondencia del gobernador de Coahuila, don Lorenzo Cansio. Ano de 1763
Author(s)
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador)
Date
01-06-1763
Date
12-24-1763
Documentation
Santiago de Monclova, Santa Rosa del Sacramento, San Juan Baptista del Rio Grande del Norte. January 6, 1763-December 24, 1763. 80p. Informes, varios. Letters. Originals. Signed.
Summary
New gobernador Cancio reports to virrey. Principal topics killing of soldiers at San Sava; status of equipment, training of military under his command; peace treaty between Spain, Austria and England; junta de guerra defends against Apache attacks; visitas and discussion of dictamenes; taxes Alcabala; Giraud and Barrios report on bad state of preparation of soldiers; Piquetes, small band of selected soldiers sent to San Sava to aid defense; new discovery of Potreros mine; Indian deserters sent back to Monclova; corruption in Texas; salaries for presidio officials; Cancio's poor health, requests recovery time in Mexico; concern for safety of civilian population; Ravago scandal and actions taken by Bustillos y Cevallos. (J. M. Johnson, January 1987)
Persons
Rodriguez, Manuel (Capitan)
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador)
Rodriguez, Vizente (Teniente)
Ravago, Phelipe (Capitan)
Castilla y Theran, Joseph
Guemes y Horcasitas, Juan Francisco
Revillagigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Carlos III (Rey)
Barrios, Jacinto (Coronel)
Blanco, Joseph
Cruillas, Marques de
Minchaca, Luis
Bustillo y Zevallos, Manuel
Urrutia, Thoribio de (Capitan)
Ravago, Joseph Manuel
Ravago, Pedro (Gobernador)
Moral, Manuel de
Esquivel, Josef
Castilla y Rioja, Juan Ignacio
Miguel El Grande (Alcalde)
Giraud, Diego
Places
Del Grande, San Juan Baptista (Presidio)
San Sava (Presidio)
Monclova, Santiago de
Coahuila, San Fernando de (Provincia)
Sacramento, Santa Rosa del (Presidio)
Mexico
Nuevo Mexico
Vexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Potreros, San Joseph de (Minas)
San Fernando (Villa)
Texas
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
San Luis (Ciudad)
San Lucas de Laraga (?)
Queretaro
Guadalaxara
Argelia
Austria
Inglatierra
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cumanches
Mezcaleros
Argelinos
Maometanos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 025 ff. 179, 181-220
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 025 ff. 179, 181-220
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 0180 does not belong to correspondence of Cancio, 1763. Many pages blank; some missing and out of order. Some margins cut off. F. 0220 follows as separate document.
Reference Number
2500010
Rights
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