Virrey Marques de Casafuerte, et al. El destacamento de 50 soldados para la provincia de Coaguila.

Serial Number
100-01469
Title
Virrey Marques de Casafuerte, et al. El destacamento de 50 soldados para la provincia de Coaguila.
Author(s)
Casafuerte, Marques de (Virrey)
Date
09-00-1723
Date
12-00-1723
Documentation
Mexico, Parral, etc. Sept.-December , 1723. Auto. Original. Signed.
Summary
Virrey marques de Casafuerte orders gobernador Carvajal to send 50 presidial soldiers from Nueva Vizcaya to Coaguila to punish Indians raiding that province Carvajal convenes junta de Guerra, where the Indian enemies each presidio has to contend with are described, and manpower shortages noted. The junta tells the virrey the Nueva Vizcaya presidios are undermanned and have no soldiers to spare. Carvajal then asks Alcalde mayores of Inde, Nazas and Santiago Papasquiaro jurisdictiones if they can send men, and they also reply negatively. Carvajal estimates 70,000 Indians in Sonora alone, many of them hostile. Corodeguachi noted as residence of Sonora's compania volante. Carvajal also mentions that blame for Saltillo raid affixed to Cocoyome, Acoclame, Coaguileno Indians deported by gobernador Alday. Excellent description frontier military problems. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Casafuerte, (Virrey) (Marques de)
Acuna, Juan de
Garza, Blas de la (Gobernador de Coaguila)
Lopez de Carvajal, Joseph Sebastian (Gobernador de Nueva Vizcaya)
Alday, Martin de (General)
Campo, Luis Manuel del
Miguelena, Martin Joseph de (Theniente de Tesorero de Casa Marca)
Escudero, Alonso de (Sargento)
Leysaola, Juan Baptista (Capitan de Gallo Presidio)
Berroteran, Joseph de (Capitan de Mapimi Presidio)
Subialdea, Benttura de (Capitan de Cerrogordo Presidio)
Zubiatte, Ignacio de (Capitan de Conchos Presidio)
Sarmiento, Joseph (Capitan de Compania de Compana)
Blanquel, Joseph Simon (Alcalde Mayor de Inde)
Perez Melero, Alonso (Alcalde Mayor de Santiago Papasquiaro)
Places
Coaguila (Provincia)
Saltillo (Villa)
San Joseph del Parral (Real)
Sonora (Provincia)
Janos (Presidio)
Chiguagua (Real)
Santa Rosa de Corodeguachi
Sinaloa (Presidio)
Conchos (Presidio)
Cerrogordo (Presidio)
San Bartholome (Valle)
Pasaje (Presidio)
San Juan Bautista de Inde (Real)
Santiago Papasquiaro (Pueblo)
Nazas (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Tarumares
Pimas
Tepeguanes
Chinarras
Ceris (Seris)
Apaches
Sumas Xocomes
Conchos
Cisinbles
Tripas Blancas
Chisos
Terocodomes
Cocoyomes
Acoclames
Coaguilenos
First Location
AZU Film 0318 rl. 1723b fr. 0587-0617.
Original Location
AP, Parral, Mf. rl. 1723b fr. 0587-0617
Language
Spanish
Notes
Excellent series of documents.
Batch Reference Number
3724
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