Letters between various officials concerning Indian depredations in Nuevo Mexico.

Serial Number
041-01583
Title
Letters between various officials concerning Indian depredations in Nuevo Mexico.
Author(s)
Abad
Gallardo
Negreiros
and others
Date
09-30-1774
Date
02-14-1776
Documentation
Mexico. February 8, 1775 - May 24, 1776. 16p. Letters. Originals, copies, signed.
Summary
Letters between various officials discussing Indian depredations in Nueva Mexico. Letter from the Audiencia de Cuentas to the viceroy asking for more rapid and efficient payments for military expenses in Nueva Mexico, California, Sonora, California, and Nueva Vizcaya. Orders from viceroy in response to this request. Ff. 414-416 is a letter from real junta to king reporting problems in Nueva Mexico. Mention of frequent raids on pueblos with frequent loss of life and livestock. Permission requested to arm friendly Indians. Mention of potential income to royal treasuries from sales of arms. Letter from Galvez to viceroy relaying the king's concern and approving increased aid to Fermin de Mendinueta. Ff. 419-421, which is out of chronological order, is a reassuring letter from Mexico (unsigned) to Fermin de Mendinueta promising aid to stop depredations. (W. Copas, April 1988)
Persons
Rodriguez Gallardo, Jose Rafael (Contador)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria de (Virrey)
Valcarcel y Formento, Domingo
Villa Urrutia, Antonio de
Areche, Jose Antonio de
Negreiros, Ygnacio (Contador)
Abad, Santiago (Contador)
Toral Valdes, Pedro (Contador)
Mesia, Fernando (Tesorero)
Mangino, Fernando Jose (Contador-General)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Oconor, Hugo (Inspector-General)
Galvez, Jose de
Gorraes(?), Joseph de (Escrivano)
Arebuerto, Joachin
Places
Sonora
Nueva Vizcaya
Californias
Nuevo Mexico
San Diego
Monterrey
Nambe (Pueblo)
Sandia (Pueblo)
Laguna (Pueblo)
Chihuahua
Coahuila
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Nabajoes
Gilenos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 413-421 exp. 10
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 413-421 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Letter (f. 413) begins at bottom of f. 412v. Some documents include footnotes recording response of recipients to contents. Some documents are out of chronological order.
Reference Number
6500002
Rights
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