Correspondence between Urresti and virrey.

Serial Number
041-02918
Title
Correspondence between Urresti and virrey.
Author(s)
Urresti, Antonio de (Comandante Interino)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Unzaga-Ybarrola, Domingo de (Capitan)
Date
01-07-1763
Date
11-11-1763
Documentation
Nuevo Leon. January 7, 1763-November 11, 1763. 56p. Letters. Signed. Unsigned. Originals.
Summary
Correspondence in which Urresti communicates news worthy of virrey's attention, concerning missions under his command, at nearby mission, suspected by Urresti of only seeking relief from viral epidemic decimating nation, Piedracitos request same at other mission, duplicitous intentions suspected also, quiet, peaceful behavior of Indians at another mission noted, participation in 'cosecha de Frutos' also peaceful, military skirmishes along Rio Blanco involving Indians discussed, establishment of 'las Pazes' per virrey's 'mandato'; letters from virrey commenting on, commending, actions taken by Urresti, approving request by interim governor of Coahuila for 50 soldiers, ordering that silver, though in 'corta cantidad', continue to be mined at Yguana, informing of 'insultos' from siguis(?); letter concerning 'quadernos' containing information on Munoz y Villavicencio's conduct in office. (L. Kerr, December 1988)
Persons
Urresti, Antonio de (Comandante Interino)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Samora (Indio) (Capitan)
Ladron de Guevara, Antonio
Cansio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Comandante Interino)
Sagasola, Manuel de
Martin Chico, Joseph (Indio)
Unzaga, Domingo (Capitan)
Samora, Juan de (Alcalde Mayor)
Munoz y Villavicencio, Juan Manuel (Governador)
Escandon, Josseph de
Castillo de Aysa, Marques del
Velasco, Carlos de (Gobernador)
Places
Monterrey (Ciudad)
San Christobal (Mision)
Purificacion (Mision)
Concepcion (Mision)
Sierra Madre
San Christobal (Mision)
Yguana (Mina)
San Saba
Rio Grande
Nuevo Leon
Rio Blanco
Cadereita (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Britanicas
Piedracitos
Siguis
Cometunas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 109 ff. 252-280 exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 109 ff. 252-280 exp. 5
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some margins cut off, appears as expediente 4 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
10900011
Rights
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