Ripperda's correspondence re: new regulations, redisio and mission abandonment and peace with Indians.

Serial Number
041-02600
Title
Ripperda's correspondence re: new regulations, redisio and mission abandonment and peace with Indians.
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Virrey(?)
Date
03-30-1773
Date
01-04-1774
Documentation
Bexar. March 30, 1773 - January 4, 1774. 102p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Administrative concerns: Cabildo, Tabacco. Abandonment of presidios of Adaes, Orcoquiza, and San Antonio and of missions. Concerns transport of artillery, remaining property of king, troops and 500 vecinos. Establishment of new detachment. Need to obey Oconor's instructions in the new regulations. Mission inventories received. Details of participants, including escorts and interpreter in visit to Indians. Request of corn, beans, salt for Indians. Peace successful with 3 friendly nations. Over 4,000 pesos spent on gifts for Indians. Abuses of arms given to Indians. Details of campaign against Comanches for livestock thefts. Apache thefts. Suspension of Cabildo. Freedom granted to mission Indian. Insubordination of Pacheco. Visit of Oconor and inspection by Rubio. Comments on quality and condition of troops and equipment. Concerns power and authority of presidio capitans under new regulations; capitans subordinate to comandante inspector. Request for coastal Indians for missions; apostate Indians for auxiliaries. Tancahues arrive in display of peace. Publication and distribution of vandos about collection of old currency. (L. L. Woodward, May 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Pacheco, Rafael Martinez (Capitan)
Bergana, Eliseo (Aviador)
Rodriguez, Francisco Javier (Alcalde)
Menchaca, Joseph Feliz
Gil y Barvo (Vecino)
Mezieres, Atanasio de
Menchaca, Luis (Capitan)
Joseph Miguel (Indio)
Martos y Navarrete, Angel
Cazorla, Luis (Capitan)
Gonzales, Joseph (Teniente)
Rubi, Marques de (Visitador General)
Trivino, Antonio
Places
Adaes (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de
Bexar, San Antonio de
Cibolo (Arroyo)
Nacadogchez
Ais
San Fernando (Villa)
Potosi, San Luis
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (Colegio)
Zacatecas
Lovanillo (Rancho)
Santa Rosa
Guadalupe (Rio)
Rio Grande
Espiritu Santo (Mision)
Luisiana
San Antonio (Mision)
San Marcos
Concepcion (Mision)
Coahuila
Ethnic Groups
Texas
Vidays
Ouachitas
Tauayas
Franceses
Tauacanes
Yscanes
Tranames
Apaches
Comanches
Lipanes
Lipano Apaches
Apaches Lipanos
Tancahues
Osages
Military Groups
Bahia del Espiritu Santo, Compania de
Adaes, Compania de
Orcoquiza, Compania de
San Antonio de Bexar, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 336-386 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 336-386 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 341-342,368-369, 378-380 out of order. F. 348 missing pages
Reference Number
10000026
Rights
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