Expediente concerning funds for pacification of indians

Serial Number
041-01591
Title
Expediente concerning funds for pacification of indians
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Concha, Fernando de la
and others
Date
02-20-1779
Date
07-17-1788
Documentation
Chihuagua/Santa Fe/El Pardo/and others. October 6, 1786-July 17, 1788. 94p. Letters, informes. Originals, copies, signed.
Summary
Expediente, accompanied by several cover sheets, containing letters to and from Ugarte concerning funds for maintaining peace with Comanches, Yutas, and Navajos and for use in fighting various Apache groups. Mention of 6000 pesos reserved annually for use of governor of Nueva Mexico for these purposes. Other horses, mules, carbines, medals, ammunition, cloth, glass beads, steel knives, etc.; salaries of Indian leaders; arms to be given to Comanches; weapons obtained by Indians from Luisiana; orders from Ugarte to Beregana regarding remission of funds from Chihuahua to Anza; orders from Ugarte to Anza regarding receipt and use of funds; medals to be awarded to various Indian leaders includes Anza's response to Ugarte's orders and acknowledgement of receipt of annual funds for 1787. Additional responses from Anza's successor (Concha) concerning Anza's overspending and asking for an additional 2000 pesos to cover excess. Mention of campaigns against Apaches. Ff. 159v-162 is a detailed account of goods purchased for Indians in tabular form. Also includes order from Ugarte to Diaz de Hortega concerning Anza's overexpenditure and measures to correct this. Orders to Concha and Abilitado at Santa Fe regarding same situation. Response from Beregana to Ugarte acknowledging orders and reporting compliance. Also includes report from Ugarte to Florez of situation. Letter from marques de Sonora to the comandante-general informing him of king's approval of steps taken. Auto from Beregana relating activities of royal treasury at Chihuahua. Ff. 0173-0192 is and informe giving detailed account of uses of money and the situation in Nueva Mexico from Ugarte to Florez. (W. Copas, may 1988)
Persons
Sonora, Marques de
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante-General) (Brigadier)
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante-General Interino)
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Governador)
Galvez, Conde de (Virrey)
Merino, Manuel
Concha, Fernando de la (Governador)
Maldonado, Joseph (Abilitado)
Beregana, Domingo de (Tesorero)
Tosacondata (Capitan de Comanches)
Equeracapa (General de Comanches)
Oxamaquea (Capitan de Comanches)
Encantime (Capitan de Indios)
Diaz de Hortega, Phelipe (Ministro Tesorero)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Places
Chihuagua
Sonora
Nuevo Mexico
Santa Fe
Luisiana
Texas
Passo, Pueblo del
Napestle (Rio)
Bexar, San Antonio de
Natchitoches
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
Yutas
Navajoes
Gilenos
Apaches
Apaches Xicarillas
Yupe
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 145-192 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 145-192 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Notes
See also this Volume, ff. 043-070. Documents are not in chronological order. Marginal notes present in some documents.
Reference Number
6500010
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