Letters from Ugarte to virrey concerning Ugalde's misuse of authority in Chihuahua

Serial Number
041-03834
Title
Letters from Ugarte to virrey concerning Ugalde's misuse of authority in Chihuahua
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Ugalde, Juan de
Arzes, Juan Antonio
Date
04-23-1790
Date
06-01-1790
Documentation
Chihuahua. April 23, 1790-June 1, 1790. 61p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Concerns Ugarte's claims that Ugalde has misused authority by making extraordinary requests of officers under Ugalde's command. Also, Ugarte says presence of Ugalde's troops endangers present peaceful relations with Indians. Ugalde moving troops to El Paso where Mescaleros are formalizing a peace request. Virrey says Ugalde was told to keep governor of Coahuila informed and asks Ugarte to advise him of situation. Includes several oficios regarding Ugalde's presence there and a copy of Rengel's letter to Ugarte regarding summons to El Paso by Ugalde. Includes copies of Ugalde's requests for troops and horses. says Ugalde never conferred with him. Contains Arzes' account of movement of troops and geographic description of area and water sources. Provides number of people, ranches and governing leaders of Comanches and other tribes in area. Describes activities of and campaigns against Indian tribes in area. Provides dates of peace agreements. says needs more military supplies. Provides information regarding military and Indian losses and locations and activities of troops on certain dates. Contains several documents concerning Ugalde's request for horses. Following virrey's request, Ugarte agrees to sell correspondence due to perceived intrusion by Ugalde. (M. Dannemiller, February 1989)
Persons
Rengel, Manuel
Ugalde, Juan de (Coronel)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan
Arzes, Juan Antonio
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Neve, Phelipe
Volante (Indio Capitan)
Alegre (Indio Capitan)
Cuernoverde (Indio Capitan)
Montera Blanca (Indio Capitan)
Bigotes (Indio Capitan)
Picax-Ande (Indio Capitan)
Yandiola, Juan Joseph
Places
Carrizal (Presidio)
Coahuila
Norte (Presidio)
Riogrande
Vega, Punta de la
Elecearia
Organos, Sierra de los
Mimbres
Sacramento
Bega, Punta de la
Bexar, San Antonio de
Pelos
San Pedro (Rio)
Tres Cavelleras
San Sabas (Presidio)
Colorado (Rio)
Puerco (Rio)
Guadalupe (Sierra)
Durango
Leon
Texas
Santa Rosa
Sabinas (Rio)
Movano
Sibolo (Sierra)
Chizos
Senecu
Carmen (Hacienda)
El Paso
Nuezes
Ethnic Groups
Mescaleros
Comanches
Apaches
Gilenos
Lipanes
Sendis
Nitagendis
Cachuendes
Lipiyanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 485-506
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 485-506
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15900031
Rights
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