Correspondence between Munoz and virrey regarding developments with and activities of Indians in Texas.

Serial Number
041-03804
Title
Correspondence between Munoz and virrey regarding developments with and activities of Indians in Texas.
Author(s)
Munoz, Manuel
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date
09-01-1790
Date
02-09-1791
Documentation
Bexar/Mexico. September 1, 1790-February 9, 1791. 40p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Concerns request for peace made by Lipan capitan to Munoz after suffering attacks in Coahuila and Texas. Lipanes pleased with agreement but inform Munoz of separate groups of Lipanes along border who will continue hostilities. Due to request, virrey orders release of several prisoners. Munoz accepts Canoso's gratitude for release. Virrey relates additional conditions of agreement and requests informe on whether Lipanes are living according to conditions. Virrey also says Ugarte to take trip beginning in Nueva Vizcaya to give instructions on best methods of defense and to encourage cultivation. Virrey notices that price of maiz is high due to drought. Munoz relates incidents of raids but says no large incursions have taken place. Informs virrey that Lipanes never returned to complete agreement instituting peace. Munoz includes requested informe regarding murder and theft in the area. says Ranchos are being deserted and resulting difficulties in moving cattle has forced him to temporarily prohibit their movement. says this destruction and hostility due to peace broken by Ugarte causing retribution by Indians. Munoz sends message to different tribes telling them not to trade with Apaches. Munoz sends Gutierrez to force Sas to meet with Ugarte to finally discuss peace. (M. Dannemiller, November 1988)
Persons
Daga (Indio)
Canoso (Indio Capitan)
Zapato Sas (Indio Capitan)
Ugalde, Juan de (Capitan)
Martinez Pacheco, Rafael
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Munoz, Manuel (Governador)
Ugarte, Jacobo (General)
Arocha, Simon de
Baptista (Indio)
Fernandez, Bernardo
Gutierrez, Joaquin
Roque (Indio)
Places
Coahuila
Bexar, San Antonio de
Rio Grande
Navaja
Monclova
Soledad (Arroyo)
Medina
Nueva Vizcaya
Bahia
San Fernanda
Orcoquicas
Luciana
Nacogdoches
Texas
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Apaches
Atacapas
Opeluzas
Tahuayes
Tahuacanes
Guichiuas
Tancahues
Xaranames
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 001-020
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 001-020
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15900001
Rights
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