Administrative correspondence between governor of Sonora and viceroy, 1776

Serial Number
041-02455
Title
Administrative correspondence between governor of Sonora and viceroy, 1776
Author(s)
Crespo, Francisco Antonio (Gobernador)
Virrey
Corvalan, Pedro (Intendente de Sonora)
Date
09-17-1776
Date
12-25-1776
Documentation
Horcasita. September 17, 1776-December 25, 1776. 36p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed.
Summary
Series of documents concerning relief of Sonoran governor by another military official. Report on prisoner held in real Audiencia de Guadalaxara. Report on Apache Indians stealing horses from presidio. Military campaign against Indian thieves; Indian women and children are taken prisoners; scalps are taken too. Letter from viceroy to governor of Sonora confirming his promotion to Colonel. Letter from viceroy inquiring about irregularities on accounting of provinces of Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Index of issues addressed to viceroy by the governor of Sonora. Campaign against Pimas organized with Opata Indians. Governor of Sonora thanks viceroy for his promotion to Colonel. Letter from viceroy calling off relief of the Sonora governor by captain Echegarai. Irrigation channel and church building for Indian Seris being constructed. Pearl fishery in Tepoca seashores. (J. Marroquin, August 1988)
Persons
Crespo, Francisco Antonio (Gobernador)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Echegarai, Francisco (Teniente Coronel)
Urrea, Bernardo de (Capitan)
Antonio, Josef (Capitan)
Crisanto (Gobernador)
Fueros, Pedro (Capitan)
Galvez, Jose de
Corvalan, Pedro de (Intendente de Sonora)
Antelo, Angel de
Places
Horcasitas, San Miguel de
Pitic
Sonora
Altar (Presidio)
Cieneguilla (Camino)
Opodepe (Rio)
Tepoca (Costas)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Pimas
Seris
Piatos
Opatas
Sibubapai
Suaquis
Charay
Military Groups
Mexico, Regimiento de Dragones de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 096 ff. 378-396 exp. 4
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 096 ff. 378-396 exp. 4
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
9600019
Rights
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