Letters between Virrey(?) and Fayni about general campaign of 1772.

Serial Number
041-01009
Title
Letters between Virrey(?) and Fayni about general campaign of 1772.
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Virrey(?)
Date
01-02-1772
Date
04-22-1772
Documentation
Durango, Mexico. February26, 1772 - May 9, 1772. 12p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Fayni relates formation of company at Chiguagua; Oconor's movement of presidios to Rio Norte in accordance with Croix's plan; attenuation of cavalry mounts from disease and insufficient fodder; decreased ability to oppose Indians due to tiring of men from lack of horses. Cites lack of troop spirit; says that biggest boost to campaign effort would be to obtain sufficient and proper equipment. Mentions Apaches thefts nearby. Virrey writes of campaign situation to Escarraga. (S. Gibbs, October 1987)
Persons
Fayni, Josef (Gobernador)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
Juan Baptista
Croix, Marques de
Galvez, Bernando de
Escarraga, Manuel Antonio de
Places
Durango
Chiguagua
Julimes (Presidio)
Norte (Rio)
Conchos (Rio)
Cerrogordo (Presidio)
San Sava (Presidio)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Monclova (Presidio)
Quaguila
Mapimi (Real)
Chiguagua (Villa)
San Bartolome (Valle)
Nuejuquilla (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Military Groups
Chiguagua, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 067-072
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 067-072
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
4200027
Rights
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