Letters between Virrey(?) and Fayni about general campaign of 1772.
Durango, Mexico. February26, 1772 - May 9, 1772. 12p. Letters. Originals, signed.
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)
Fayni, Josef (Gobernador)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
Croix, Marques de
Galvez, Bernando de
Escarraga, Manuel Antonio de
San Sava (Presidio)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
San Bartolome (Valle)
Chiguagua, Compania de
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 067-072
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 067-072
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