Correspondence to and from Ussel y Guimbarda, 1769-1770.

Serial Number
041-02911
Title
Correspondence to and from Ussel y Guimbarda, 1769-1770.
Author(s)
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ygnacio (Gobernador)
Sada y Menaut, Manuel de (Alferez)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
and others
Date
07-07-1762
Date
12-04-1770
Documentation
Nuevo Leon. March 10, 1769 - December 4, 1770. 54p. Letters, librettas. Revista. Signed. Unsigned. Originals. Copies.
Summary
Letters concerning: brief reports of significant monthly military occurrences, mining discoveries; organization of presidios to counter Indian attacks, punish offenders; 'librettas' of officials, 'revista de inspeccion' for 1769, 1770; 'renuncia' of alferez, suffering from poor health; discussion of use of word 'previniendole' with 'subditos,' assault case in which soldier held 'bajo' word, governor explains rationale for action to virrey, begs indulgence for applying word in this manner; subsequent letter that further action delayed because squadron called upon to suppress Indian attacks; transportation of individuals via 'pobladores mercenados'; new mines and veins discovered at Vallecillo, abundance of metals still in old mines. (L. Kerr, November 1988)
Persons
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ygnacio (Gobernador)
Rodriguez, Manuel (Gobernador Interino)
Goicochea, Andres de (Capitan Interino)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Galves, Joseph de (Visitador)
Martiarena, Juan Miguel de (Teniente)
Sada y Menaut, Manuel de (Alferez)
Yansens, Juan Manuel (Soldado)
Garza, Miguel de la
Garza, Josef Miguel de la
Tixerina, Josef Santiago (Alferez)
Fernandez Vallejo, Joaquin (Doctor)
Places
Monterrey
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Coahuila
Aumada, San Augustin de (Presidio)
Vallecillo, San Carlos del (Real)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Monclova
Military Groups
San Augustin de Ahumada de la Rinconada, Tropa del Presidio de
Nuevo Leon, Compania de Dragones del Presidio del
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 109 ff. 059-086 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 109 ff. 059-086 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some writing light, faded.
Reference Number
10900004
Rights
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