Correspondence between various officials concerning purchase of horses

Serial Number
041-01585
Title
Correspondence between various officials concerning purchase of horses
Author(s)
Larrauri, Juan Agustin
Oconor, Hugo
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
and others
Date
12-02-1775
Date
05-14-1777
Documentation
San Luis Potosi/Mexico/Santa Rosa/and others. December 2, 1775- May 14, 1777. 104p. Letters, drafts, informes, table. Originals, copies, signed.
Summary
Series of letters, accompanied by cover sheet, from Larrauri to Bucareli y Ursua concerning purchase of 1500 horses from Coahuila and la Colonia for troops and Indian auxiliaries in Nueva Mexico. Extensive discussion of arrangements for payment using funds from royal treasuries. Mention of campaign from San Juan Bautista in August 1776. Ff. 457-462 is a Series of documents submitted by governor of Coahuila concerning military situations. Mention of difficulty in distinguishing between enemy Indian groups. Descriptions of encounters between Indians and presidial troops in Coahuila. Extensive discussion of arrangements for transportation of horses from Coahuila to Nueva Mexico. Mention of problems in finding escorts for horses. Ff. 474-475 are letters from Oconor to the viceroy (out of chronological order) confirming orders from the viceroy to obtain horses. F. 475 is misdated to 1775, actually written 1776. Several letters concern measures for protection of horses and their arrival in Nueva Mexico. F. 487 is a draft of a letter from the viceroy(?) To Oconor asking for an accounting of all expenses incurred in purchasing and transporting horses. Correspondence regarding use of funds from tobacco taxes from Saltillo and Monclova to pay for horses. Ff. 489-494 is a Series of orders from Cavallero de Croix to Ugarte y Loyola regarding the transaction. F. 495 is a table of accounts from the purchase of the horses. (W. Copas, April 1988)
Persons
Larrauri, Juan Agustin (Teniente)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante-Inspector)
Martinez Pacheco, Rafael (Capitan)
Peramas, Melchor de
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)(Coronel)(Brigadier)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Gobernador)
Rubio, Joseph (Comandante)
Croix, Caballero de
Bonillo, Antonio de (Ayudante Inspector)
Musquiz, Joseph de (Sargento)
Rodriguez, Vicente (Capitan)
Gorrino, Juan (Capitan)
Sanchez, Manuel
Garza y Longoria, Tomas de
Escorza, Manuel Antonio (Tesorero)
Lozano, Salvador
Places
San Luis Potosi
Coahuila
El Paso del Norte
Chihuagua
Saltillo
Colonia (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico
Monclova
Babia (Presidio)
San Juan Bautista (Presidio)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Leon, Nuevo Reyno de
Santa Rosa, Valle de
Aguaverde (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Mescaleros
Apaches
Cumanches
Navajoes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 433-495 exp. 10
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 433-495 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
F. 433 is reproduced twice on the reel, along with f. 432v. Marginal notes present in some documents. F. 472 is torn and partially illegible.
Reference Number
6500004
Rights
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