Letters from Ugarte to virrey concerning proposed trip to Coahuila to determine true relations with Indians in area.

Serial Number
041-03835
Title
Letters from Ugarte to virrey concerning proposed trip to Coahuila to determine true relations with Indians in area.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Date
08-13-1790
Date
09-10-1790
Documentation
Chihuahua. August 13, 1790-September 10, 1790. 68p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Concerns planned campaign by Ugarte to Coahuila to determine true conditions and relations with Mescaleros, Lipanes and Gilenos in area. Provides locations of each tribe. Plans to meet with friendly Mescaleros and visit Lipan rancherias to remind them of previous friendship with Spanish. says Lipanes know him from days as governor and will respect his request to lay down arms. Ugarte plans to leave Diaz and Cordero in command during his absence. Virrey leave only one man in charge of each province because military should be responsible to only one leader. Includes letter by Sierra Gorda saying must offer reasonable conditions to Lipanes if requesting peace. Includes set of letters to Emparan giving him military advice. Collection of copies of letters sent to Ugarte describing present conditions of Mescaleros in Norte and Diaz' plans to unite nation when Ugalde's retreat is assured. Conditions reported by three governors. says Ugalde refused Lipan request for peace. Indians deny accusations of theft in Norte, saying soldiers could follow them to verify peaceful intentions. Describes results of Diaz' campaign with Mescaleros. Gilenos flee after attempts to contact. Mescaleros responsible for burning property and theft of cattle. Final report says Ugarte believed damages done by Gilenos until advised of theft of 1450 cows and murder of 22 soldiers by Mescaleros. Documents also discuss rumored death of several Indian capitans being held in Spanish prisons. (M. Dannemiller, February 1989)
Persons
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Diaz, Domingo (Capitan)
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Cordero, Antonio (Teniente Coronel)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Montero Blanco (Indio Capitan)
Cuerno Verde (Indio Capitan)
Bigotes (Indio Capitan)
Volante (Indio Capitan)
Alegre (Indio Capitan)
Vermejo (Indio Capitan)
Natage (Indio Capitan)
Ugalde, Juan de
Patule
Zapato
Quemado
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan
Montes
Ventura
Ugarte, Joseph Joaquin (Alferez)
Emparan, Miguel de (Governador)
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Places
Nueva Vizcaya
Chihuahua
Coahuila
Saltillo
Monclova
Sonora
Leon
Santander
Norte (Presidio)
Astillero
Carmen (Sierra)
Rica (Sierra)
Oscura (Sierra)
Santa Rosa
Guajoquilla
Principe (Presidio)
Bacoachi
Pegicis (Sierra)
Sacramento
Marapil
Riogrande
Patos
Coahuila
Pilar de Conchos
Monclova
Cerrogorda
Zacatecas
Napimi
Sardinas
Ethnic Groups
Mescaleros
Lipanes
Chiricaguis
Gilenos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 507-541
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 507-541
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios 517 & 537 repeated
Reference Number
15900032
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