Correspondence concerning military matters related to one of Cuellar's expeditions against Indians.

Serial Number
041-02485
Title
Correspondence concerning military matters related to one of Cuellar's expeditions against Indians.
Author(s)
Cuellar, Lope de
Sotto Mayor, Apolinar de
Virrey (?)
Date
03-15-1769
Date
05-28-1769
Documentation
Dolores, Chiguagua. March 15, 1769-May 28, 1769. 52p. Letters.
Summary
Correspondence concerning negligence of captain of presidio del Passo del Norte; discussion of who is to be chosen as priest for Cuellar's expedition, Sotto mayor finally chosen, also Casay chosen to go as doctor of expediton; mention of uniforms and provisions for expediton; documents discussing back-payment of salaries to Munoz' troops; appointment of Galvez, Bezerril and Cuellar's Brother as captains of first, second and third companies respectively; also document showing situation of such companies. Cuellar denies intention of taking soldiers from troops in Sacramento and peace overtures by two Indian captains to captain of Janos. Letter explaining money given to Cavedes from funds of Propios from Saltillo and mention of negligence in management of those funds. Account of depressing state of troops in Julimes and Zerrogordo, and suggestion by Cuellar that captains not be payed their salaries. (M. Vasquez, July 1988)
Persons
Cuellar, Loped de (Comandante)
Croix, Marques de
Barrio, Pedro del
Cadaval, Manuel (Fray)
Sottomayor, Apolinar de (Capellan)
Casay, Pedro
Munoz, Manuel (Capitan)
Galvez, Bernardo de
Bezerril, Diego
Aldezete, Vicente (Capitan)
Frijoles (Capitan)
Cavedes, Juan Antonio de
Landin, Juan
Places
Dolores (Hacienda)
Passo del Rio del Norte (Presidio)
Guadalupe de Zacatecas (Colegio)
Zerrogordo
Durango
San Antonio de Julimes
Sacramento (Presidio)
Leon del Nuevo Reino
Quaguila
Saltillo
Parras
San Juan Baptista (Presidio)
Janos (Presidio)
Chiguagua
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 098 pp. 461-487
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 098 Pp. 461-487
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 467 and 469 repeated twice. Appears in indice del ramo as exp.1
Reference Number
9800018
Rights
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