Correspondence between governor Sandoval and viceroy Acuna concerning military desobedience and rebellion.

Serial Number
041-05221
Title
Correspondence between governor Sandoval and viceroy Acuna concerning military desobedience and rebellion.
Author(s)
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Date
12-06-1735
Date
09-29-1736
Documentation
Vejar, San Antonio de (presidio). December 6, 1735. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Correspondence between governor Sandoval an viceroy about difficulties of Sandoval being respected and obeyed by officers of presidio de San Antonio principally its captain Urrutia who wrote letters against governor accusing him of corruption, lewd behavior and incompetence, forcing settlers of area not to obey governor also. Desertion of eight soldiers who did not obey orders of governor to escort new governor of province, such deserters expressed were following orders of Urrutia not to obey orders from governor. Governor confronted Urrutia in front of witnesses making him relent and issue orders of capture against such soldiers. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Bustillos y Zevallos, Juan Antonio(Gobernador)
Urrutia, Jose de (Capitan)
Curbelo, Juan
Angulo, Juan
Cortinas, Juan (Cabo de Escuadra)
Nunez, Miguel (Fray)
Lopez, Alberto (Fray)
Benites Franquis de Lugo, Carlos (Gobernador)
Hernandez, Joseph (Teniente)
Ecay, Joseph Antonio de (Capitan)
Perez, Matheo (Teniente)
Galban, Juan (Sub- Teniente)
Delgado, Juan (Alcalde Ordinario)
Acuna, Juan de (Marquez de Casa Fuerte)(Virrey)
Vizarron y Eguiarreta, Juan Antonio (Arzobispo)(Virrey)
Places
Vejar, San Antonio del (Presidio)
Coaguyla (Provincia)
San Fernando (Villa)
Adays (Presidio)
Nachitoos (Villa)
Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
Texas y Reyno de las Nuevas Philipinas (Provincia)
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Colegio Eclesiastico)
San Joseph (Mision)
Frio (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Pampopas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 064-074
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 064-074
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23600009
Rights
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