Concerns alleged rivalry between military of Saltillo and Parras, opposition to nomination of Varela Bermudez as 'capitan a guerra' of Squadrons.

Serial Number
041-03849
Title
Concerns alleged rivalry between military of Saltillo and Parras, opposition to nomination of Varela Bermudez as 'capitan a guerra' of Squadrons.
Author(s)
Calzado, Phelipe (Capitan Comandante)
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante Inspector)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
and others
Date
00-00-1767
Date
11-06-1790
Documentation
Saltillo, parras. January 14, 1788-November 6, 1790. 100p. Oficios, letters, testimonios. Originals, copies, signed, unsigned.
Summary
Folio 393 apparently cover page to unincluded expediente dealing with incident August 22, 1790 in which 20 men, including sargeant at presidio San Juan Bautista, killed by Lipanes. No additional information provided. Subsequent documents concern various issues and problems regarding military and militia organization. Calzado appointed interim captain of dragones, requests 'licencia' to take trip to Mexico City, discussion ensues. Rivalry alleged between 'alcades mayores' and 'comandantes generales,' wreaking detrimental results upon military operations in area, local officials deny any conflicts. Correspondence skips forward one year, group of squadron officials inform virrey of Ugalde's antagonistic behavior toward them and others, also of role in deprivation of rights. Group also disputes appointment of 'alcalde mayor' Varela Bermudez to position of 'capitan a guerra' on grounds company commander will be obviated. Varela's installation debated while implications of previously published articles, orders interpreted. After delay of one year, Ugalde declares himself obligated by law to appoint 'capitan a guerra.' (L. Kerr, March 1989)
Persons
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Calzado, Phelipe (Capitan Comandante)
Varela Bermudez, Francisco (Capitan)
Yrazaval, Manuel Ygnacio (Capitan)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Galvez, Conde de (Virrey)
Casafuerte, Marques de
Croix, Theodoro de (Comandante General)
Neve, Phelipe de (Brigadier)
Pereyra, Francisco Josse
Martinez de Abal, Rafael
Morales, Manuel Antonio
Benito Faboada, Francisco
Santa Ariza y Castilla, Pablo de la
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Calzado, Phelipe (Capitan)
Martinez de Abal, Raphael (Capitan)
Arredondo, Juan Esteban de (Agente de Negocios)
Gonzales Bracho, Juan Antonio (Teniente General)
Valdes, Francisco Xavier (Alcalde)
Quevedo, Francisco Antonio
Gonzalez de Montes, Buenaventura (Capitan Comandante)
Fernandes, Manuel (Capitan)
Aragon, Juan de (Capitan)
Padilla, Pedro (Capitan Graduado)
Camunez, Joaquin (Teniente)
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Comandante Inspector)
Galindo Navarro, Pedro (Auditor de Guerra)
Fernandez Carmona, Juan (Gobernador)
Gutierrez, Juan (Gobernador)
Prada, Policarpo (Alferez)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Places
Santiago
Parras (Jurisdiccion)
Saltillo (Jurisdiccion)
Nueva Vizcaya
Coahuila
Veracruz
Chihuahua
Anaelo (Parage)
Nuevo Leon
Santa Rosa (Valle)
Monclova
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Military Groups
Santiago, Dragones Provinciales de
Santiago, Segundo Esquadron de Dragones Provinciales de
Parras, Tropas Provinciales de la Jurisdiccion de
Espana, Milicias de
Anaelo, Compania de
Santiago, Tercera Compania del Cuerpo de Dragones Provinciales de
Santiago, Quinta Compania del Cuerpo de Dragones Provinciales de
Santiago, Quarta Compania del Cuerpo de Dragones Provinciales de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 160 ff. 393-443 exp. 6
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 160 ff. 393-443 exp. 6
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
16000013
Rights
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