Correspondence with Florez concerning events of campaign to punish carancahuazes.

Serial Number
041-03824
Title
Correspondence with Florez concerning events of campaign to punish carancahuazes.
Author(s)
Ugalde, Juan de
Espadas, Manuel de
Demesieres, Antonio
Date
09-17-1789
Documentation
Astillero. August 17, 1789. Oficios. Signed.
Summary
Espadas desires to punish Carancahuazes who, along with others, have exhibited increasingly cruel hostilities. Espadas has made attacks resulting in several injured and murdered Indians. Includes oficios from commanding officers describing campaign, its causes and results. Contains description of assaults and robberies by Indians. says civilians Volunteered for campaign and Indians from missions served as spies to explore territory. During attack many Indians escaped into rivers. explains need for six military boats for use from Nueces where Indians make summer home on fertile Isle to Varada, their winter home. Virrey responds saying attacks by Apaches and others would be less severe if Ugalde would cooperate with Ugarte. says resentments greatly displease him and orders him to loan troops to provide best service to king. (M. Dannemiller, February 1989)
Persons
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Espadas, Manuel de (Teniente)
Demesieres, Antonio (Alferez)
Vazques, Francisco
Places
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
San Fernando
Aguilar, Mota de la
Mosquitos, Potreros de los
Coleto (Arroyo)
San Bartolo (Arroyo)
Padre (Rancho)
San Antonio (Rio)
Bexar (Presidio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
Fuego, Bocas del
Costa Capares
Aranzazu (Arroyo)
Nueces (Rio)
Culebra (Isla)
Varada
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Carancahuazes
Guapites
Copanes
Guaxanes
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 347-359
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 347-359
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15900021
Rights
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