Informe on Sonora by Bonilla and related correspondence of commandant inspector O'Conor and viceroy Bucareli

Serial Number
041-02194
Title
Informe on Sonora by Bonilla and related correspondence of commandant inspector O'Conor and viceroy Bucareli
Author(s)
Bonilla, Antonio (Ayudante)
Conor, Hugo
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio
Date
01-01-1740
Date
12-07-1774
Documentation
Carrizal, Chihuahua, Mexico. August 14 - December 7, 1774. 64p. Letter, informe, draft. Signed
Summary
A very detailed report providing information about nature of defense and economy of province of Sonora, largely as it related to implementation of royal regulation of 1772; includes information about subjects such as; presidio relocations; site selection; campaigns of Vildosola; battles at Tecoripa; battles at Bisanic; mission Indian alliance with barbarians; Cerro Prieto campaigns; peace negotiations; hardship caused by wars; fertility of region; progress of missions; present ruin of missions due to wars; Mineral richness of province; commerce; presidio Inspections; combat capability of troops stationed in province; daily duties of presidials; scouts; raids on various missions; troop assignments; proposals of troop assignments; corrections to Lafora map; auxiliaries (Indians and civilian); opening of a route to California; proposals to found missions and presidios along northern frontier; Bonilla includes two tables of alternate troop assignments in new defensive line; many significant references to future Yuma settlements. Taken together a document of extreme importance to history of Sonora. (J. Williams, April 1987)
Persons
Bonilla, Antonio (Ayudante)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio
Ruiz
Vildosola, Agustin (Gobernador)
Diaz del Carpio, Joseph (Capitan)
Mendo, Juan (Gobernador)
Elizondo, Domingo (Brigadier)
Pineda, Juan Claudio (Coronel)
Urrea, Bernardo (Capitan)
Ruby (Marques)
Lafora, Nicolas
Anza, Juan Bautista (Capitan)
O'Conor, Hugo
Places
Carrizal (Presidio)
Chihuahua
Terrenate (Presidio)
Tubac (Presidio)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Altar, Santa Gertrudis (Presidio)
Sonora
Horcasitas, San Miguel (Presidio)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Sinaloa
Ostimuri
Tecoripa (Mision)
Aribac
Pitiqui (Mision)
Caborca (Mision)
Bisaniq (Mision)
Californias (Gulpho)
Cumuripa (Mision)
Suaqui (Mision)
Pimas, San Joseph de
San Carlos (Presidio)
Tecolote
Muladas (Cieneguilla)
Esomac (Paraje)
Ati, San Francisco
Santa Theresa (Mision)
Busanic (Mision)
Los Cerros
Longerena (Cerro)
Aribac (Valle)
San Xavier del Bac (Mision)
Terrenate
Tupson (Mision)
Las Nutrias (Arroyos)
San Pedro (Arroyo)
Guachuca (Arroyo)
Cavorca
Visinaq
Ati, San Francisco (Mision)
Busaniq
Terrenate (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Guachuca (Sierra)
Babocomari (Sierras)
Tubutama (Mision)
Gila (Rio)
Pimeria Alta
San Cayetano
Santa Rita (Sierras)
Santa Catarinas (Sierras)
Santa Cruz (Pueblo)
Janos (Presidio)
Coro de Guachi, Santa Rosa
Mavabe
Coahuillona (Tinaja)
Potrerillo
Pitayachi
Magallanes
Oquitoa, San Antonio
Horca (Cerro)
Alamo Muerto
Carrizal
Humo (Sierra)
Busanic (Rio)
Sonoitac
Guadalupe (Rio)
Monterey
Mar del Norte
Nueva Vizcaya
San Bernardino (Valle)
Santos Angeles (Valle)
San Antonio
Tumacacori
Longorena (Mina)
La Dura (Mina)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Seno Mexicano
Mar del Norte
San Xavier del Bac (Mision)
Guadalupe (Canada)
Chiricagua (Sierras)
San Simon
Florida
Sarampion
Noche Buena
San Luis
Animas
San Juan Bautista
Saric (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Piatos
Sibubapus
Apaches
Opatas
Hiagos
Maios
Fuertenos
Tiburones
Papagos
Sibupapas
Pimas Baxos
Sobaypuris
Apaches Gilenos
Military Groups
Compania Volante de Terrenate
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 088 ff. 07-037
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 088 ff. 07-037
Language
Spanish
Notes
Informe (ff. 10-33) is organized into 67 numbered points (papel de puntos), out of order, sections of this report included in Croix's 1781 informe general, were translated and published by thomas in 1941, a highly legible copy of this informe is found in this same tomo on ff. 110-126
Reference Number
8800002
Rights
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