Concerns the management of the segunda compania de Voluntarios de Cataluna.

Serial Number
041-05881
Title
Concerns the management of the segunda compania de Voluntarios de Cataluna.
Author(s)
Virnuega, Juan de (Capitan)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Merino, Manuel
and others
Date
02-26-1761
Date
05-15-1792
Documentation
Chihuahua. August 31, 1791-May 31, 1792. 216p. Informes/letters. Originals/signed/copies.
Summary
Discussion of withdrawing the segunda compania de Voluntarios de Cataluna (companias de ynfanteria ligera de cataluna appears to have been another name for this troop) from the presidios of Norte, San Elezeario, and Carrizal. Also increasing the pay of men who would be willing to stay instead of returning to Spain; replacing those who want out; moving it to different areas within Mexico; etc. Ff.195 contains biographical information about Guillermo Peregrina and Pasqual de Cisneros. Ff.197 and 203 contain biographical information about Tomas Wading. Ff. 201 contains biographical information about Francisco Albares. Perera was demoted from sargento Segundo to ultimo soldado for some unnamed delitos. Periodic, general discussion of the costs involved in running a military unit, including the men's pay. On ff.236-237 Josef Aguilar asked to be released from military service. Ff.238 is chart of proposed pay increases. Ff.239-240 mention of the cost of purchasing horses and mules. (S. Langmack June 1990)
Persons
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Munoz, Jose
Peregrina, Guillermo
Peregrina, Jose
Peregrina, Gertrudis
Rodrigues, Xavier
Villanueva, Fernando
Montes, Clemente de
Cisneros, Pasqual de
Virnuega, Juan de (Capitan)
Rodriguez, Francisco
Wading, Tomas
Wading, Jayme
Calabuch, Juan
Albares, Francisco (Hijo--Sargento)
Albares, Francisco (Padre--Sargento Segundo)
Porras Albares, Isavel de
Perera, Juan Cayetano de
Sartorio, Juan
Yslas, Agustin de (Alferez)
Ojas, Ysidro de (Sargento Primero)
Medina, Pedro (Sargento Segundo)
Mata Binolas, Pedro (Capitan)
Diaz de Ortega, Philipe
Garrido, Pedro
Florez, Manuel Antonio
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Merino, Manuel
Gorostiza, Pedro
Bonilla
Amat Tortosa, Andres
Crespo, Francisco Antonio (Coronel)
Croix, Caballero de (Comandante)
Aguilar, Josef
Bucareli, Antonio
Places
Cataluna
Arispe
Puebla
Chihuahua
Guanadella
Barcelona
Castilla
Montana
Chihuahua
Alcala de Guadeira (Villa)
Sevilla
Sonora
Guadalajara
Santiago
Poniente (Provincia)
Durango
Guanaxuato (Ciudad)
California
Norte (Presidio)
San Elezeario (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
Military Groups
Cataluna, Segunda Compania de Voluntarios de
Espana, Regimiento de Dragones de
America, Regimiento de Ynfanteria de
Montana, Compania de Fucileros
Toluca, Regimiento de Provinciales de Ynfanteria de
Cataluna, Companias de Ynfanteria Ligera de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 266 ff. 194-301
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 266 ff. 194-301
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff.205 repeated.
Reference Number
26600008
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