Correspondence between Ugalde and Florez regarding campaign against Apaches and all descriptions and events pertaining to it.

Serial Number
041-03823
Title
Correspondence between Ugalde and Florez regarding campaign against Apaches and all descriptions and events pertaining to it.
Author(s)
Ugalde, Juan de
Florez, Manuel Antonio de
Date
05-18-1789
Date
09-14-1789
Documentation
Santa Rosa, Leon and Mexico. May 18, 1789-August 14, 1789. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Concerns relations with Indians and infractions of peace agreements. says Apaches have acquired valuable knowledge and advantages possible only during peace yet do not practice peace. Move north or request peace. Ugalde requests permission to meet with translator, follow moving Indians and remedy present conditions. says Ugarte should imprison all denying peace at present since campaign difficult to initiate due to drought. says Texas can't provide cattle or horses to campaign and many dying from lack of water and grazing land. says this campaign to ensure compliance should not extend to Nueva Vizcaya where peace should not be offered. Virrey says campaign should begin soon after end of drought and warns Ugalde that Indians accepting peace should not be punished. Ugalde provides description of campaign and information on type and number of troops employed. Contains troop inventory and important campaign notes. Ugalde hoping for well-deserved promotion to brigadier based on mentioned accomplishments. Contains lengthy summary of merits and services of Ugalde, his Father and grandfather including family and military history in both new and old world. Includes participation in military events, appointments and mention of previous superiors. Virrey sends resume to king for response. Virrey approves Ugalde's temporary appointments. He delegated command of four provincias del oriente to Gutierrez and placed Echeagaray as inspector, men he highly praises. (M. Dannemiller, February 1989)
Persons
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Florez, Manuel Antonio de (Virrey)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacovo
Yco-Indixle (Indio Capitan)
Quifie-Gusya (Indio Capitan)
Daxie-Ilche (Indio Capitan)
Picax-Ande Yns-Tinsle Ugalde
Bonilla, Antonio
Gutierrez de la Cueva, Juan (Governador)
Echeagaray, Josef Maria de (Capitan)
El-Lite
Places
Nuevo Santander
Leon
Santa Rosa
Nueva Vizcaya
Carmen (Sierra)
Texas
Coahuila
Francia, Paso de
Rio Grande
Goteras (Campo)
Astillero (Paso)
Potosi
Durango
Ethnic Groups
Mescaleros
Sendes
Nit-Ajendes
Cachu-Endes
Apaches
Lipiyanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 319-346
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 319-346
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15900020
Rights
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