Informes of Ugarte y Loyola and Alegre in which the conditions of provincias of Nueva Viscaya, Nuevo Mexico and Sonora, including administrative, political, military and religious aspects.

Serial Number
041-05646
Title
Informes of Ugarte y Loyola and Alegre in which the conditions of provincias of Nueva Viscaya, Nuevo Mexico and Sonora, including administrative, political, military and religious aspects.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Alegre, Ygnacio Maria
Date
09-22-1776
Date
03-11-1788
Documentation
Chihuagua, Arispe, Mexico, Queretaro, San Luis Potosi. December 28, 1786 - March 11, 1788. 46p. Informes. Signed, copies.
Summary
Ugarte y Loyola and Alegre explain condition of provinces of Sonora, Nueva Mexico, Nueva Viscaya, including administrative, political, military and religious aspects. Ugarte y Loyola persuaded that containment of enemies impossible unless military border forces augmented. Reports of decadent state of agriculture, commerce, and military. Report of advancements made in peace with Cumanches, Yutas, and Navajoes. Reports that correspondence from New Mexico and Texas governors has ceased since his taking office. Reports of leaving position of comandancia de Armas to Rengel. Notes that Lafora's map has been corrected. Detailed tables (f.110-111) showing condition of California --naming presidios, capitanes, comandantes, auxiliary officials, number of sargents, Cabos, and soldiers that compose each presidio. Salary information also provided. Discussion of establishment of custodias for missions in Sonora, Nueva Viscaya, and Nueva Mexico. (J. Hiller, June 1989)
Persons
Galvez, Jose de (Virrey)
Ugalde, Juan de
Croix, Teodoro de
Neve, Phelipe de
Rengel, Joseph Antonio (Inspector)
Concha, Fernando de la
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Merino, Manuel
Tosacondata (Indio)(Segundo Capitan)
Equeracapa (Indio)
Pagaza Urfundua, Juan de (Ingeniero)
Lafora, Nicolas de (Teniente Coronel)
Mascaro, Manuel (Ingeniero Ordinario)
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Ylzarbe, Joaquin de
Florez y Maldonado, Manuel Antonio
Laba, Ygnacio Maria
Moran, Augustin Joseph de
Alegre, Jose Ygnacio Maria
Places
Chihuagua
Tejas (Provincia)
Cohaguila (Provincia)
Nuevo Mexico
Arispe
Loreto
San Diego (Presidio)
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
Monterrey (Presidio)
San Francisco (Presidio)
Queretaro, Colegio Apostolico de la Santa Cruz de
Zacatecas, Colegio Apostolico de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de
Zacatecas, San Francisco de
Xalisco, Santiago de
Tampico
San Francisco de Mexico, Nuestra Senora de (Convento)
San Carlos de Sonora, Custodia de
Guadalaxara
Rio Colorado
Santa Annita (Pueblo)
Parral
San Luis Potosi
Ethnic Groups
Chiricahuis
Gilenos
Cumanches
Yutas
Navajoes
Mescaleros
Taraumares
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 254 ff. 099-121
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 254 ff. 099-121
Language
Spanish
Notes
Appears as expediente 7 in indice del ramo.
Reference Number
25400007
Rights
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