diario de la expedicion que consequencia de las ordenes del senor coronel don Melchor Vidal de Lorca

Serial Number
041-04617
Title
diario de la expedicion que consequencia de las ordenes del senor coronel don Melchor Vidal de Lorca
Author(s)
Murgier, Juan Maria (Capitan)
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor (Governador)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Date
03-20-1789
Date
05-20-1789
Documentation
San Carlos, Mexico. March 20 - May 20 1789. 34p. Letters, informes, diarios. Originals, copies.
Summary
Murgier orders his troops to mountain top from which they have have advantage over Indians greater numbers. Murgier claims that when Indians discovered it was he leading troops they decided to ask for peace. He offered to grant it only if Tanambres would establish permanently in one place, work for subsistence. Tanambres agree, promise to meet with Murgier at Llera. Mentions Tanambres have left Sierra de Tamaulipa to resettle near Horcasitas; other Indians have fled further into Sierra. Vidal de Lorca comments on cost of expedition. Virrey notes receipt of Murgier's diary, agrees with idea of forming 30-man contingent to monitor Indians who have resettled below Sierra de Tamaulipa. Vidal de Lorca complains that Uglade publically accused him of theft; asks virrey that he not be obliged to take advice from Ugalde after such enmity. Mentions Murgier as interim gobernador to replace Vidal de Lorca in his absence. Discusses contingency plans in case of breach of treaty by Indians. Murgier reports that Indians settled in Croix seem most suspect. Mentions that company in Laredo is inactive while other companies are continually moving. (O. Velez, March 1990)
Persons
Vidal de Lorca, Melchor (Governador)
Noparan (Indio)
Alanis (Indio)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Lacomba, Claudio (Capitan)
Murgier, Juan Maria (Capitan)
Places
Orcasitas (Villa)
Llera (Villa)
Presas del Rey (Villa)
Guemes (Mission)
Laredo (Villa)
Leon (Reyno)
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups
Yruenos
Tanambres
Zaraquayes
Mariguanes
Simariguanes
Camoteros
Martines
Pisones
Military Groups
Nuevo Santander, Segunda Compania Veterana de Cavalleria
Laredo, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 209 ff. 142-159 (Approx)
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 209 ff. 142-159 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered, these documents begin with phrase in title.
Reference Number
20900011
Rights
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