Correspondence between governor of Coahuila and virrey concerning poor relations with Indians.

Serial Number
041-03843
Title
Correspondence between governor of Coahuila and virrey concerning poor relations with Indians.
Author(s)
Emparan, Miguel de (Gobernador)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Martinez Pacheco, Leandro (Teniente Comandante)
and others
Date
10-08-1787
Date
12-15-1790
Documentation
Coahuila. July 15, 1790-December 15, 1790. 58p. Letters, estados. Signed, copies, originals.
Summary
(See sequence 6 for introduction to issue.) Emparan informs virrey of poor relation with Indians in region, military actions taken to avenge and pacify; Emparan submits 'diario de novedades' to virrey detailing locations of Indian incursions in Saltillo, numbers of individuals killed or taken hostage, numbers of horses, mules, sheep, Yeguas killed or stolen (folio 215); virrey responds that military forced to punish Indians as long as they continue to 'causar Danos'; Indians continue to steal animals listed above in large numbers from ranches, presidios, haciendas; fearful rural residents move to Urban area after hearing that Ugalde's company suffered repeated defeats, intrigue created when soldier reporting this accused of desertion (details unclear); Emparan informs virrey of various problems faced by military troops, such as lack of access to water supply, economic hardships; letter from Ugalde dated 1787 attests to loyalty of Indian leaders with whom now at war; several days of direct military conflict (folios 236-237) detailed in letter from officer to governor; gifts presented to 'indios del Norte' (Texas) in effort to secure peaceful relations. (L. Kerr, March 1989)
Persons
Emparan, Miguel de (Teniente Coronel)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Ugalde, Juan de (Brigadier)
Malagente (Indio) (Capitan)
Andaciego (Indio) (Capitan)
Moreno (Indio) (Capitan)
Jose Antonio (Indio) (Capitan)
Bocafuerte (Indio) (Capitan)
Menchaca, Jose Javier (Alferes)
Baamonde, Manuel (Gobernador)
Santos, Pedro de los (Soldado)
Martines Pacheco, Leandro (Teniente Comandante)
Toledo y Oquillas, Antonio (Alferes)
Nolasco Carrasco, Pedro (Teniente Comandante)
Valdes, Casimiro (Alferes)
Maldonado, Juan Jose (Sargento)
Yermo, Francisco
Munoz, Manuel (Gobernador)
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Echeagaray, Jose Maria de (Capitan)
Places
Saltillo (Villa)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Palma Gorda (Potrero)
Guajardo (Potrero)
Aguanueva (Potrero)
Jaguey (Potrero)
Guachichil (Potrero)
Sartuchis (Rancho)
Encarnacion (Rancho)
San Bernardo (Mision)
San Juan (Mision)
Monclova
San Fernando (Presidio)
Aguaverde (Presidio)
San Vizente (Rancho)
Texas
Coahuila
Punta de Lampasos
Monterey
San Jose (Rancho)
Carmen (Puerto)
Nadadores (Puerto)
Parras
Cedros (Hacienda)
San Josse (Presidio)
San Fernando (Villa)
Santa Rosa (Valle)
Mojarras (Paraje)
Amole (Arroyo)
Palo Blanco (Paso)
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Apaches Lipanes
Comanches
Military Groups
Bejar, Compania de San Antonio de
Punta de Lampasos, Compania de
Aguaverde, Compania de
Bavia, Compania de La
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 160 ff. 214-243
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 160 ff. 214-243
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some margins cut, appears as expediente 2 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
16000007
Rights
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