Informe from Serna to Conde relating events and movement of primera compania.

Serial Number
041-01381
Title
Informe from Serna to Conde relating events and movement of primera compania.
Author(s)
Serna, Jose Antonio de la
Date
11-15-1791
Date
12-14-1791
Documentation
Laredo and Padilla. March20, 1791. 22p. Informe. Signed.
Summary
Document presents daily account of troop movement and locations and activities of Indians in area. Ordered to enter from south, began exploration of area. Found underpopulated Rancheria. Provides description of area where Indians washed and collected water. Found other rancherias with extreme hunger due to limited squash and other vegetables to provide nutrients needed for the work and extensive walking done by Indians. At one Rancheria, Indian guard yells warning of advancing troops causing Indians and horses to flee. Describes bloody wars to take property from Indians outside San Marcos. says conditions calm in Iglesias. As troops arrived in new places they were named and reported to conde. This informe sent to Castro. (M. Dannemiller October 1988)
Persons
Serna, Jose Antonio de la
Barberena, Jose Maria (Sargento)
Quintanilla, Jose Lorenzo
Puga, Antonio (Teniente)
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Castro, Ramon de
Places
Hoyos
Salado
Borregos
Palmillas
Tamaulipa Vieja
Bejarano
Santillana
Los Angeles, Voca de
Diablo (Arroyo)
Alcamar
San Ignacio
Lampasitos
Clavellinas
Gorra (Loma)
Jaras
San Jose
Yervanir (Mesa)
Cacao (Cerro)
San Marco
Nogales
Guadalupe
Iglesia
Laredo
San Marcos
Ethnic Groups
Camozas
Military Groups
Santander, Primera y Segunda Companias de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 055 ff. 351-362
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 055 ff. 351-362
Language
Spanish
Notes
All pages have bleed-through. Some pages illegible. Some pages up-side down.
Reference Number
5500016
Rights
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