Letters concerning Indian hostilities, military mobilization, civil-military-religious relations in 1770.

Serial Number
041-01041
Title
Letters concerning Indian hostilities, military mobilization, civil-military-religious relations in 1770.
Author(s)
Fayni, Joseph (Teniente Coronel)
Virrey(?)
Acevedo de Elyzondo, Francisco
and others
Date
12-26-1769
Date
11-09-1770
Documentation
Durango, Parral, Chiguagua, Tanos, San Buenaventura. March 3, 1770 - December 24, 1770. 130p. Letters, relaciones. Originals, signed, transcriptions.
Summary
Fayni relates Indian hostilities near Chiguagua; announces intention to make personal visit to assess damage, propose solutions. Mentions increase in number of men necessary for defense against Indians. Relates Indian murders at presidio Tanos; theft of mules/horses from mining group; use of Nortenas of junta subalterna to expatriate Jesuits; 2) deplorable state of missions, intent to improve missions by recapturing escaped Indians; 3) Velazquez' attempt to establish jury from Indians/paisanos; 4) state of militia at San Juan Potosi and Guanajuato; 5) imprisonment of Tarumares who guided Apaches; 6) success of joint Opata-presidio campaign efforts. Acknowledges resignment of Martinez lorionado and Cruz. Acevedo de Elyzondo mentions wide rage of hostilities, scarcity of arms. Gomez de la Torre relates Indian depredations in Valle de San Buenaventura, cites topography as hindrance to punishment of Indians. Chronological account of mobilization of arms of hacienda Dolores in 1770 including delivery of mobilization instructions to vecinos; arms transfer from Dolores to San Phelipe el real de Chiguagua; participation of vecinos, Opatas and Nortenos under captain Galvez. Transcription of account of voting in Villa San Phelipe el real de Chiguagua over mining/ commerce disputes and military campaign. Each voter's rationale paraphrased. Virrey asserts Cuellar's military authority, mentions campaign funding through libranzas, orders termination of presidio Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion del Pasage. (S. Gibbs, November 1987)
Persons
Fayni, Joseph (Teniente Coronel)
Croix, Marques de
Cuellar, Lope de
Vega, Ramon de la (Oficial)
Pedriza Casusa, Juan de la (Capitan)
Aguero, Carlos de
Echeveste, Juan Joseph
Escarcega, Manuel de (Teniente Gobernador)
Cruz, Miguel (Padre Fray)
Funon, Pedro
Munoz, Manuel (Capitan)
Velazquez, Juan (Ayudante)
Ybarra (Tesorero)
Bezerril, Diego (Teniente Capitan)
Cuellar, Francisco de
Galvez, Bernardo (Capitan)
Gradilla Orejon, Diego
Bannandegui, Juan Joseph de
Queypo de Llano, Pedro Antonio
Onduna, Joseph
Gutierrez Castillo, Antonio
Gonzalez de Noboa, Domingo Antonio
Martinez, Francisco Antonio
Fernandez, Blas Joachin (Escribano)
Vezerril, Diego
Anda, Antonio Thadeo de
Borvolla, Joseph de la
Tenorio, Pazqual (Alferez)
Munoz, Nicolas (General)
Gomez de la Torre, Manuel
Barraza, Joseph Blas
Barraza, Ignacio
Alexo, Joseph
Acevedo de Elyzondo, Francisco
Gil, Nicolas (Teniente)
Douche, Francisco (Brigadier)
Martinez Loriondo, Francisco
Corres, Francisco Xavier de (Contador General)
Mangino, Fernando Joseph
Carrillo, Francisco
Places
Durango
Chiguagua (Villa)
Parral
Pasage, Nuestra Senora de la Limpia Concepcion del (Presidio)
Sonora
Dios, San Juan de
Tanos (Presidio)
Florido (Rio)
Dolores (Hacienda)
Julimes (Presidio)
Fabalaopa (Partido)
Chiguagua, San Phelipe El Real de (Villa)
Thavalaotra (Partido)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Blanca (Sierra)
Organos
Passo
Nueva Vizcaya
Nueva Mexico (Gobierno)
Sonora (Gobierno)
Coaguila (Gobierno)
Monte Rey (Gobierno)
Tejas (Gobierno)
Sarca (Hacienda)
Carretas (Sierra)
Madre (Sierra)
San Buenaventura (Valle)
Purissima Concepcion (Valle)
San Luis Potosi
Guanajuato
Conchos (Rio)
Durasno (Rancho)
Guajuguilla (Presidio)
San Bartholome
Balerio, Santa Cruz De
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
nortenos
Opatas
Taraumaras
Tepeguanas
Chiricagues
Salineros
Natajes
Tarumares
Military Groups
Espana, Regimiento de Dragones de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 264-329
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 264-329
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order, folio 235 repeated
Reference Number
4200059
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