Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Information regarding relations with many Indian nations.

Serial Number
041-05642
Title
Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Information regarding relations with many Indian nations.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Date
12-01-1783
Date
12-10-1787
Documentation
Arispe. November ?, 1787 - December 10, 1787. 38p. Informes. Originals, signed.
Summary
Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Notes problems in judicial branch including inexperience of secondary judges; lack of prisons, lawyers to consult with, and scribes to handle judicial proceedings; costs of prisons, paper, mail, etc.. Reports (f.30) of robberies and murders committed by Apaches and others, including bands of Taraumaras escaped from their mission. Proposed creation of a high court (f. 31.5). Discussion of founding capital city of 6 provincias (f. 32.5) and its relation to comandante general's residence and site of high court. Most advantageous site would be in San Bartholome Valley. Salt production and prices (f. 34). Report (35.5) that spiritual of gospel deeply affected. Much information (f. 37) regarding many Indian nations with respect to their geographic domains, hostilities, and relations to Spanish plan for defense. (J. Hiller, may 1989)
Persons
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Galvez (Conde)
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Croix, Teodoro
Neve, Felipe de
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Bustamante, Juan Joseph
Borica, Diego (Teniente Coronel)
Cabello, Domingo
Bonavia, Bernardo de
Places
Arispe
Chihuagua
Durango
Caracas
Nueva Vizcaya
San Bartholome (Valle)
Cohaguila
Texas
Nueva Mexico
El Paso
Santander y Nuevo Leon (Colonia)
Norte (Presidio)
Parras
Saltillo
Janos (Presidio)
Tiburon (Isla)
Pitic (Pueblo)
Bacuachi
Chihuagua (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Taraumares
Seris
Gilenos
Mescaleros
Apaches
Lipanes
Navajoes
Natagees
Saraones
Nicarillas
Comanches
Tagoayaces
Obedsitas
Tuacanas
Yutas
Carancaguaces
Tepocas
Papagos
Pimas
Gilenas
Chiricaguis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 254 ff. 024-042
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 254 ff. 024-042
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 3 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
25400003
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