Letters from Flores to Ugarte giving instructions for division of provincias.
Flores, Manuel Antonio
Mexico. August 11, 1789. 36p. Letters. Copies.
Acknowledges receipt of letters and responds to Ugarte's objections. Gives reasons for decisions to divide. Flores says will basically follow instructions left by Croix with no changes in salary and authority in his provinces. Flores says plan will free Ugarte from problems too distant to control. Agrees with plan for Indian children. Flores says reason for division is for pacification of Indians. Division was delayed due to war with English. Gives reasons why can't continue as before and orders changing some of Croix's instructions. Describes each phase of division. Ugarte to control Nueva Mexico, Nueva Vizcaya, Sonora, California, with same authority and right to choose secretary. Inspectors will retain positions. Ugarte must rotate to where needed. Gives instructions for military campaigns. Two provinces go to Ugalde. says duties in second comandancia simpler because only concerned with pacification. Two commanders should maintain frequent correspondence to advise and assist each other. Flores is convinced of Ugarte's zeal. Comandante inspector will immediately be repositioned with salary of 8000 pesos. (M.dannemiller, April1988)
Rengel, Joseph (Comandante Inspector)
Galvez, Josef de
Croix, Caballero de
Ugalde, Juan de
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan
Paso del Norte (Pueblo)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 077 ff. 100-118
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 077 ff. 100-118
Refers to folios 76-99.
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