Ballesteros informs that the post of governor and ayudante of cuerpo de milicias of Colotlan remain vacant. 1806 real cedula orders division of provinces of Nayarit, Colotlan, and Bolanos into twelve subdelegaciones.

Serial Number
041-05728
Title
Ballesteros informs that the post of governor and ayudante of cuerpo de milicias of Colotlan remain vacant. 1806 real cedula orders division of provinces of Nayarit, Colotlan, and Bolanos into twelve subdelegaciones.
Author(s)
Ballesteros, Tomas Martin
Carlos (Rey)
Date
00-00-1806
Date
05-14-1807
Documentation
Xerez. 1806-May 14, 1807. Letters. Informes. Real cedulas. 18p. Signed.
Summary
Posts of lieutenant governor and Segundo Ayudante de Cuerpo de milicias de Colotlan vacant. Immediate replacement needed. Other folios concern need to divide provinces of Nayarit, Colotlan, and Bolanos into twelve subdelegaciones for administrative purposes. F. 242 mentions perniciosas costumbres de los indios and of benefit of forcing tribute from them. Need to survey and explore provinces of Nayarit and Colotlan needed before administrative division. Commission granted to Zuniga for mapping of area. F. 243 provides income breakdown of region and reasons for intended division. Reasons concern caring for Indians and to simplify administration of region. Other view noted that dividing region will result in loss of Indian inhabitants, their customs, and animos. final documents concern filling post of governor. Governor's salary given. (P. Lenz, may 1990)
Persons
Ballesteros, Tomas Martin
Revillagigedo, Conde de
Calleja, Felix (Capitan)
Gorytizas, Pedro (Subinspector)
Trelles, Pedro
Hebia, Juan Antonio de (Subdelegado)
Zuniga, Martin (Agrimencor)
Carlos (Rey)
Iturrigaray, Jose de
Aparice, Pedro
Villanueve, Fernando
Perez, Gregorio
Places
Nayarit
Xerez
Colotlan
Guadalaxara
Tepic
Tresnillo
Bolanos
Madrid
Military Groups
Colotlan, Cuerpo de Milicias de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 257 ff. 240-249
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 257 ff. 240-249
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
25700023
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