Letters by Fayni and Oxinaga concerning economy and military condition of Valle de San Bartholome.

Serial Number
041-01024
Title
Letters by Fayni and Oxinaga concerning economy and military condition of Valle de San Bartholome.
Author(s)
Fayni, Josef
Oxinaga, Domingo de (Justicia Mayor)
Date
11-19-1772
Date
11-26-1772
Documentation
Durango, San Bartholome. November 26, 1772 - December 12, 1772. 17p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Fayni describes economy of Valle de San Bartholome as based on haciendas, land use, and cattle herds and how San Bartholome supplies Parral and Chiguagua with fruits of harvest. Reports Indian thefts and murders in San Bartholome due to lack of defense. Relates how war has wasted money, broken families, caused misery. Suggests military protection be provided for satellite pueblos of Parral. Oxinaga asserts that even if Oconor's efforts produce good results, if he does not follow orders he should not be paid for his rank. Oxinaga submits letter recounting Apache attacks repelled with limited success due to disadvantage of weapons, horses and provisions. Asks for military protection from Indian raids. Letter signed by many people. (S. Gibbs, October 1987)
Persons
Oxinaga, Domingo de (Justicia Mayor)
Oconor, Hugo (Teniente Coronel)
Fayni, Josef
Bucareli y Urzua, Antonio Maria (Fray)
Molinar, Ignacio
Menoca, Francisco (Capitan)
Hero, Juan Antonio de
Luengas y Eleralde, Joseph de
Alcala, Nicolas Antonio de
Villela, Pedro Antonio
Seaniz Barausa, Miguel Antonio de
Hierro, Lope del
Costta, Juan
Oconor, Antonio
Obiedo, Javier
Masa, Joseph de
Ruis de Alarcon, Juan Joseph
Medina, Felix Antonio de
Ruiz de Alarcon, Antonio
Oviedo, Mariano
Ruiz de Alarcon, Pedro
Marhin, Joachin
Bear, Pedro
Urolascomin, Pedro
Faroz, Matheo
Juangren, Lucas
Bergaza, Francisco
Ruedo Vallejo, Pedro de
Almanzo, Mariano de
Palacio, Melchor
Ydoiag, Ygnacio de
Places
San Bartholome (Valle)
Parral (Real)
Chiguagua (Real)
Chiguagua (Villa)
Blanco (Vecindario)
Carralejos (Hacienda)
Almoloya (Sierra)
Cerrogordo
Guajuguilla
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 156-164
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 156-164
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order.
Reference Number
4200042
Rights
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