Correspondence among various officials concerning 'recargo' on weapons purchased by troops.

Serial Number
041-05061
Title
Correspondence among various officials concerning 'recargo' on weapons purchased by troops.
Author(s)
Dias de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Croix, Cavallero de
and others
Date
02-07-1779
Date
06-10-1790
Documentation
Provincias Internas. February 7, 1779-June 10, 1790. 52p. Letters, table. Signed, unsigned, copies, originals.
Summary
Correspondence concerning whether or not troops of Provincias Internas should continue to pay same or different 'recargo' on arms purchased at central 'almacen,' or if arms should be sold 'a costo y Costas'; Ugarte y Loyola argues to suspend 'recargo', as soldiers already burdened with many expenses, fiscal argues in favor of surcharge; copies of letters from 1779-1783 from Cavallero de Croix, initiator of 'recargo', explains that part of profit used in pacification of Apaches in Coahuila, part reinvested; table of 'cuenta' indicating profits since 1779. (L. Kerr, January 1989)
Persons
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante General)
Dias de Salcedo, Bruno (Real Contador)
Menchaca, Manuel (Sargento)
Croix, Teodoro de
Neve, Felipe de
Bonilla, Antonio (Ayudante)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Posada (Fiscal)
Garzia, Pedro (Pagador)
Banfi, Juan
Corvalan, Christoval
Fueros, Pedro (Gobernador)
Lozaya, Josef Francisco (Alferez)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Medina
Places
San Luis Potosi
Saltillo
Coahuila (Presidio)
Tejas (Presidio)
Chihuagua
San Bartolome (Valle)
Arispe
Santa Rosa (Presidio) (Valle)
Monclova (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches Mescaleros
Military Groups
Saltillo, Compania Volante de Santiago del
Coahuila, Compania Presidial de
Tejas, Compania Presidial de
Sonora, Compania de
Nueva Vizcaya, Compania de
Nuevo Mexico, Compania de
Mexico, Regimiento de Dragones de
Monclova, Compania de
Nuevo Leon, Compania de
Nuevo Santander, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 230 ff. B0001-026 quaderno 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 230 ff. B0001-026 Quad
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 2 in indice del ramo, referred to in document as quaderno 2, foliation awry, does not follow from sequence 2.
Reference Number
23000003
Rights
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