Reports of general fear of Indian attack, preparation for reconquest of Nayarit.

Serial Number
041-05437
Title
Reports of general fear of Indian attack, preparation for reconquest of Nayarit.
Author(s)
Xara, Manuel de (Clerigo)
Ruiz de Guadiana, Pedro
Reina y Narbaes, Alonso (Capitan)
and others
Date
01-11-1724
Date
02-16-1724
Documentation
Durango, various presidios. January 11 to February 16, 1724. 56p. Informes. Signed.
Summary
Reports from presidios, padres in Villas concerning growing uneasiness at threat of Indian attack. F.135 mentions people of Durango taken to streets in such unrest that soldiers had to control them. F.137 lists arms received by Reina (sent from his home); lists to whom of his company arms are distributed. F.139-140 Aguilar reports on situation of Mesquital; convent hosted Flores, 30 soldiers. F.141 are medical credentials, license of Ruiz Calero, being hired by San Juan Hospital. Ff.145-158 are brief reports tracking troop movements, preparation for reconquest of Nayarit from Nueva Vizcaya. F.150 is nearly illegible letter by Ernandes describing famine in Tenaraca, barely enough corn to ration to citizens, none for Indians. (A. Dean, January 1990)
Persons
Xara, Manuel de (Clerigo)
Flores de San Pedro, Juan (Gobernador)
Reina y Narbaes, Alonso de (Capitan)
Ruiz de Guadiana, Pedro
Caleros, Pedro (Alferes)
Yzquierdo, Manuel (Alferes)
Gallardo (Cabo)
Roxas, Joseph Eusevio de (Alcalde)
Martin, Juan (Fray)
Lauria, Cristobal (Padre)
Pardo, Miguel (Alcalde)
Bustamante, Juan de
Ruiz Calero, Nicolas (Cirujano)
Liliu, Diego (Capellan)
Dias Montance, Manuel
Basquez, Francisco
Bletas ?, Martin de
Ernandes, Juan (Alferes)
Tortolero y Torres, Luis
Aguilar, Francisco de (Fray)
Peres, Diego
Rioxa y Carrion, Santiago de
Enriquez, Joseph
Dominguez, Eusevio ?
Aumada, Luis de
Leon, Joseph de
Agustan, Francisco de (Fray)
Arias, Antonio (Padre)
Estevan
Mesquite
Places
Naiari (Provincia)
Mesquital, San Francisco del (Pueblo) (Convento)
Balero, San Francisco Xabier de (Presidio)
Ocotan, San Francisco de (Pueblo)
Ocotan, Santa Maria de (Pueblo)
Tenaraca, Santiago de (Pueblo)
Zonora, San Miguel de (Pueblo)
San Juan (Real Hospital)
Pasage
Mapimi (Presidio)
Zacatecas
San Sebastian (Real)
Tepic
Durango
Peiotan
Goainamota
Getrudis, Santa
Santo Domingo (Presidio)
Santispaqui
Acaponeta (Sierra)
Military Groups
Infanteria Espanola
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 244 Part II, ff. 135-158
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 244 Part II, ff. 135-1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Foliation skips from 145-150, out of order thereafter. F.156 duplicated.
Reference Number
24400036
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