Virrey decrees division between comandancia general, informs pertinent functionaries of decision.

Serial Number
041-03848
Title
Virrey decrees division between comandancia general, informs pertinent functionaries of decision.
Author(s)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Bentura Belena, Cusebio
Moya, Josef de
and others
Date
09-30-1772
Date
06-20-1788
Documentation
Provincias Internas. December 3, 1787-June 20, 1788. 78p. Letters, decreto, ordenes. Signed, unsigned, originals.
Summary
Virrey orders division of comandancia general into distinct governing bodies, outlines proposed military and political reorganization, sends letters to functionaries which explain and decree changes; officials respond, acknowledging, commenting, questioning division; Ugarte y Loyola, appointed comandante general de Poniente, accepts position, informs virrey of present relations with various Indian groups, peaceful with some Nabaxoes, Gilenos, and Mescaleros, hostile with others, even of same groups, 'reduccion' of Gilenos and Mescaleros proceeding well, worries to virrey that division of comandancia may jeopardize 'proyecto de pacificacion' due to separation of 'conocimientos' and differences between his manner of dealing with Indians and Ugalde's, appointed as com. Gen. de oriente; virrey tells Ugarte y Loyola not to worry, but realistically neither will See complete pacification in lifetime, 'acuerdos' and appointment of Indian 'auxilios' step in right direction though. (L. Kerr, March 1989)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Galvez, Conde de (Virrey)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Rengel, Joseph (Comandante Inspector)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Mendinueta, Pedro
Mangino, Fernando
Posada, Ramon de
Bataller, Miguel
Hernandez de Alba, Lorenzo
Bentura Belena, Cusebio
Moya, Josef de
Villa Urrutia, Antonio
Basco, Antonio
Dias de Salcedo, Bruno
Garrido y Duran, Pedro
Alegria, Martin Joseph de
Arebuesto, Joachin
Fueros, Pedro (Gobernador)
Concha, Fernando de la
Martinez Pacheco, Raphael (Gobernador Interino)
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor (Gobernador)
Fages, Pedro
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante Inspector)
Rubio, Jose (Comandante Inspector)
Martinez, Francisco (Teniente Coronel)
Places
Arispe
Coahuila
Texas
Californias
Sonora
Nuevo Mexico
Nueva Vizcaya
Chihuahua (Villa)
Nuevo Leon
Nuevo Santander
Saltillo (Jurisdiccion)
Parras (Jurisdiccion)
Guanabal (Rio)
San Luis Potosi (Real Tesoreria)
Guadalaxara
Durango
Arispe
Monclova
San Carlos
Paso del Norte (Pueblo)
Santa Fe
Monterrey
Santa Buenaventura (Valle)
Norte (Presidio)
Janos
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
Apaches
Mescaleros
Nabaxoes
Gilenos
Military Groups
Santa Fe, Compania Presidial de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 160 ff. 353-392 exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 160 ff. 353-392 exp. 5
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
16000012
Rights
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