Letters concerning conditions in Provincias Internas and proposal of plan for defense requiring cooperation of troops from all provinces.

Serial Number
041-03820
Title
Letters concerning conditions in Provincias Internas and proposal of plan for defense requiring cooperation of troops from all provinces.
Author(s)
Ugalde, Juan de
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Date
04-01-1789
Documentation
Santa Rosa. August 1788-April 1789. 36p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Concerns plan for better defense of Provincias Internas. explains motives for plan. Promises results if troop movement is less restricted. Presents ideas to virrey concerning Indian relocation, need for increased defense and most efficient methods to capture and punish enemy. Suggests number of men to post in each area. Presents virrey with plan for major military experiment. Although unaware of conditions in other provincias, Ugalde thinks broad plan covering all areas most effective. Based on idea that Indians fleeing from one provincia's troops will run into hands of another. Includes copy of proposal sent to Ugarte, his response to plan and Series of correspondence in which both comandantes unable to meet and discuss execution of plan. Virrey admonishes both for delaying meeting, campaigns and punishment of Indians in area. Virrey cannot comment on plan until he receives oficios of both after meeting. Virrey has received word that Mescalero capitan has requested peace. (M. Dannemiller, December 1988)
Persons
Ugalde, Juan de
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacovo
Places
Coyame
Chorreras
Hormigas
Santander
Leon
Cuencame
Chihuahua
Vizcaya
Guaxuquilla
Principe
San Carlos
San Elceario
Alamo
Napimi
Monclova
Rio Grande
Aguaverde
Laredo
Longoria
Savinas (Rio)
Coahuila
Sonora
San Xacome
Lampazos
San Bartolome
Ethnic Groups
Gilenos
Apaches
Chiricahuis
Mimbres
Mescaleros
Military Groups
Vizcaya, Tercera Division de Presidios de
Guaxuquilla, Primera Compania Volante de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 215-233
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 215-233
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 233
Reference Number
15900017
Rights
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