Vicetoy's (?) to Corbalan re: military finances; frontier defense and detachments in campaign against Apaches.
October 25 - December 7, 1988. 11p. Letters.
Request for accounts of expenses and exploration of way money spent from mission funds donated by vecinos. Virrey approves of Corbalan's plan to diminish forces of fronteras and Altar companies, and internment ot Vildosola's compania volante. Vildosola's company could be sent to the interior of Sonora to keep frontier free of Apache invasions. Detachments of Altar, Pitic, and Buenavista not to reinforce Tubac, Terrenate, and fronteras detachments who will make a campaign against Apaches; problem of providing sufficient food supplies to troops due to scarce harvest. Detachment forces may be reinforced by Opatas paid with Alcabala funds from Guadalajara commerce. Virrey (?) has received mail addressed to Croix, but requests news of provinces, Cieneguilla, and state of frontier; and hopes his request for report and accounts of military expedition expenses will be quickly completed. (L. L. Woodward, September 1988)
Vildosola, Gabriel (Capitan)
Galvez, Bernardo de (Comandante)
Croix, Marques de
Buena Vista (Presidio)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 093 ff. 371-376
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 093 ff. 371-376
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