Correspondence from various officials to virrey concerning 'novedades de indios.'

Serial Number
041-03844
Title
Correspondence from various officials to virrey concerning 'novedades de indios.'
Author(s)
Pereyra, Francisco Josse (Capitan)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Campillo, Juan Manuel del
Date
03-10-1782
Date
07-20-1790
Documentation
Saltillo. May 31, 1790-July 20, 1790. 28p. Letters. Signed, unsigned, originals.
Summary
Concerns Indian incursions as recounted by 'comandante de milicias' and 'justicia,' who detail attacks and killings, many of which involved 'pastores' and their cattle, also recount taking of captives and theft of animals; officials and virrey discuss military actions to avenge depredations and defend troops, citizens against further violence; 3 'companias volantes' assigned to defense of 'frontera'; in several attacks, Indians killed and burned all inhabitants of area, slaughtered all animals; 4 year drought not helping situation. (L. Kerr, March 1989)
Persons
Pereyra, Francisco (Capitan)
Cavallero de Croix
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Emparan, Jose Miguel (Gobernador)
Campillo, Juan Manuel de
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Places
Monterrey
Anaelo
Nueva Vizcaya
Nuevo Leon
Saltillo
Anaelo (Presidio)
Coahuila
Durango
Parras, San Carlos de (Villa)
Guaxardo (Potrero)
Palma Gorda (Potrero)
Gaguey (Potrero)
Guachichile (Paraje)
Military Groups
Saltillo, Primera Compania del Esquadron del
Anaelo, Compania Volante de
Santiago, Primera Compania de Dragones Provinciales del Segundo Esquadron de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 160 ff. 244-258 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 160 ff. 244-258 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
16000008
Rights
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