Correspondence between governor of Coahuila and virrey concerning Indian incursions and military actions

Serial Number
041-03842
Title
Correspondence between governor of Coahuila and virrey concerning Indian incursions and military actions
Author(s)
Emparan, Miguel Jose de (Gobernador)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Martinez Pacheco, Leandro
Date
03-23-1790
Date
07-20-1790
Documentation
Coahuila. March 23, 1790-July 20, 1790. 60p. Letters. Signed, originals.
Summary
Correspondence in which Emparan informs virrey of poor relations with Indians of province, deteriorating further due to drought and famine in region; Indians stealing, killing horses, cattle, sheep from Ranchos, haciendas and presidios, also killing, taking hostage civilians and military personnel; 2 'estados' listing occurrences of Indian attacks, numbers of men, women, children, domestic animals killed or taken (folios 192, 209-211); in discussing dilemmas, Emparan tells virrey 'mi Pluma Es mui devil para pintar lo que padese Mi Espiritu,' drought so severe that often residents have only Mescal to consume, that Indian incursions endanger farmers proceeding with cultivation of corn, other crops, additionally burdening area's food supply; Emparan assembles troop to search out, kill Indians responsible, appoints interim governor; limited success, incursions continue, Young Boy escapes from Indians, identifies leaders for Emparan (continued in following folios). (L. Kerr, February 1989)
Persons
Emparan, Miguel Jose de (Gobernador)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Sanchez Navarro, Manuel (Alcalde de Campo)
Menchaca, Countering Them. Manuel (Sargento)
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Baamonde, Manuel (Gobernador)
Echeagaray, Joseph Maria (Capitan)
Gutierres de la Cueva, Juan (Ayudante Inspector)
Musquis, Jose Antonio (Teniente)
Casimiro (Capitan)
Rodrigues, Jose Antonio
Echeagaray, Domingo (Alferes)
Gill, Josse (Cavo)
Sanchez, Yldefonso (Pastor)
Albarez, Antonio (Sargento)
Bernardo (Indio) (Capitan)
Antonio, Josse (Indio) (Capitan)
Moreno (Indio) (Capitan)
Tomas (Indio) (Capitan)
Martinez Pacheco, Leandro
Places
Santa Rosa (Valle)
San Fernando (Villa)
Aguaverde (Presidio)
Monclova
Nuevo Leon
Riogrande
Ensinas (Hacienda)
Tapao (Rancho)
San Vizente
Sardinas (Hacienda)
Texas
Nueva Vizcaya
San Juan (Llano)
Aguaverde (Aguaje)
Saltillo (Villa)
Guajarilo (Potrero)
Palma Gorda (Potrero)
Saus (Potrero)
Guachichil (Potrero)
Riogrande, San Jose Orilla del (Paraje)
San Sabas (Rincon)
San Francisco (Pueblo)
San Buenaventura (Valle)
Nadadores (Pueblo)
Chiltipin
Encinar, San Yldefonso Orrilla de (Cienega)
Rio Escondido
Pattino (Rancho)
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Mezcaleros
Gandules
Tlaxcaltecos
Lipillanes
Military Groups
Monclova, Compania de
Bavia, Compania de la
Bahia, Compania Presidial de la
Aguaverde, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 160 ff. 183-213 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 160 ff. 183-213 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 1 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
16000006
Rights
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