Compilation of reales titulos by Ugarte concerning history and development of comandancia general.

Serial Number
041-01817
Title
Compilation of reales titulos by Ugarte concerning history and development of comandancia general.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo de
Galvez, Josef de
and others
Date
06-15-1776
Date
03-17-1788
Documentation
Aranjuez, San Ildefonso, Madrid, Pardo. February 27, 1787. 76p. Reales titulos. Copies.
Summary
Concerns formation and development of comandancia general. Plan devised by Croix and Galvez in 1768. Real titulo gave Croix command of provincias with salary of 20,000 pesos. Includes confirmations of Croix' title by various persons. Due to death of Neve, title given to Ugarte. Contains some of Galvez' original instructions for area. Includes boundaries of jurisdiction and instructions for delegated authority, residence, a mint, an auditor de guerra and his salary. Plan was for territories to develop and expand. Provided them with a secretary with a set salary and determined the number of troops for area. Concerns conversions in area. Suggests using loyal Indian tribes like Opatas against Apaches. Pacification in area to be facilitated by monthly reports and regular communication with California and Sonora. Suggests relocating some Spanish families to California. Contained instructions for provisions ships to be built to carry supplies to California. Comandante general should not take gifts or allow celebrations which are merely waste of funds and may not take food or provisions from presidios. He should watch for abuses and report them in monthly reports and biannual relaciones of conditions. Contains several documents of same historical information. Under Flores, Ugalde is given title of brigadier and given military control of Coahuila, Texas, Santander and Leon. Flores tells governors to recognize Ugalde's control. Instructions given to Ugalde as well as his duties. Includes miscellaneous documents concerning king's approval for Galvez' instructions, a real titulo asking Ugarte to formally announce his obedience to Flores. And a royal order describing the authorities given to Flores which were many but limited. (M. Dannemiller, April 1988)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro de
Croix, Marques de
Galvez, Josef de (Visitador General)
Garcia Mayoral, Pedro
Lam de Casafonda, Manuel
Santos Dominguez, Felipe
Barbon, Leandro
Querejazu, Salvador de
Ortiz de Landazuri, Tomas
Cerain, Juan Angel de
Vega, Manuel de la
Bucarely y Ursua, Antonio
Trebuesto, Joaquin
Campo Marin, Manuel de
Nunez de Villavicencio, Pedro
Anozero y Garre, Lazaro de
Corbalan, Pedro
Corres, Norberto de
Corvalan, Cristoval
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo de (Brigadier)
Neve, Phelipe de (Brigadier)
Galvez, Conde de
Bonilla, Antonio
Ansa, Juan Bautista de
Ugalde, Juan de
Rengel, Josef Antonio
Mendinueta, Pedro
Flores, Manuel Antonio
Medina, Roque de
Baldez, Antonio
Arco, Felipe de
Places
Leon
Santander
Parras
Saltillo
Acapulco
Vizcaya
Sonora
Sinaloa
California
Guadalajara
Durango (Ciuda)
Coahuila
Texas
Alamos
Arispe
San Ildefonso
Angeles (Pueblo)
Orcasitas, San Miguel de
Pitic
Buenavista
San Diego
Monterrey
San Francisco
Gila (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
San Blas
San Luis Potosi
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Sinaloas
Mayos
Hiaquis
Opatas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 077 ff. 119-157 exp. 4-10
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 077 ff. 119-157 exp. 4
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios 124 and 134 repeated. expediente 11 missing. Same expediente number (10) appears on two documents.
Reference Number
7700006
Rights
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