Gobernador Pedro de Barrio Junco y Espriella, and others. Documents concerning need for presidios in Nuevo Leon.

Serial Number
300-00048
Title
Gobernador Pedro de Barrio Junco y Espriella, and others. Documents concerning need for presidios in Nuevo Leon.
Author(s)
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro de (Gobernador)
Date
01-00-1741
Date
03-00-1741
Documentation
Monterrey, linares. January-March, 1741. 65p. Letter. Auto. Transcription.
Summary
Documents relating to frontier military affairs in Nuevo Leon, 1741, including- peace treaty between gobernador Junco y Espriella and Francisco, Indian capitan general of Tortugas, Guamarejos and other Indian groups- Indians given presents, declined to live in pueblos porque Estavan bien en los monttes, but promised to keep peace; peace treaty with Andres, Indian leader of Cacalotes; peace treaty with Tomas, Indian leader of Nazas; peace treaty with Andres Trevino, Indian leader of Cadimas, peace treaty with Domingo Juan de Leon, capitan of agutipejos, peace treaty with Juan de la Cruz, capitan of Pajantos; peace treaty with Marcos de Villanueva, capitan of Pintos Pamoranos, Quiniquanos, Come Crudos and other groups; peace treaty with Francisco Galvan capitan of Narizes; peace treaty with Indian leaders of rancherias of Pinto, Quiniquano, Pamorano Indians; petition of Monterrey vecinos for 90 presidial soldiers to be stationed in Nuevo Leon; petition of sargento mayor Sanchez de Zamora for 2 presidios of 60 soldiers each; testimony of various vecinos concerning ruin of province due to Indian raids, especially theft of livestock which Indians carry off to Sierra de Tamaulipas; gobernador Junco y Espriella's assessment of problem, noting inadequacy of Boca de Leones (7 soldiers), Cerralbo (12 soldiers) presidios, citing need for presidiales in Linares area to guard farms, haciendas de oveja of eastern Nuevo Leon. Boca de Leones presidio functioned solely to guard mines. Cerralbos 30 leagues away. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro de (Gobernador de Nuevo Leon)
Sanchez de Robles, Juan Francisco (Sargento Mayor)
Garza, Joseph Adriano de la (Capitan)
Francisco (Capitan of the Tortuga y Guamarejo Indians)
Andres (Capitan of Cacalote Indians)
Trevino, Andres (Capitan of Cadima Indians)
Tomas (Capitan of Naza Indians)
Leon, Domingo Juan de (Capitan of Aguatipejo Indians)
Cruz, Juan de la (Capitan of Pajarito Indians)
Villanueva, Marcos de (Capitan of Pinto, Pamorano, Quiniquano, Come Crudo Indians)
Galvan, Francisco (Capitan of Nariz Indians)
Villarreal, Geronimo de (Capitan of Pamarano Rancheria)
Isidro, Juan (Capitan of Quiniquano Rancheria)
Garza, Salvador Francisco de la (Capitan of Pinto Rancheria)
Cantu, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Garcia Guerra, Pedro (Alcalde Mayor de Linares)
Places
Nuevo Leon (Provincia)
San Phelipe de Linares (Villa)
Monterrey (Ciudad)
Tampico (Barra, Puerto)
Cadereyta (Villa)
San Antonio de los Llanos (Valle)
Tamaulipas (Sierra)
Pilon (Valle)
Guaxuco (Valle)
San Pedro de Boca de Leones (Real, Presidio)
San Gregorio de Cerralbo (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Tortugas
Guamarejos
Cacalotes
Nazas
Cadimas
Aguatipejos
Pajaritos
Pintos
Quedejenos
Pamoranos
Quiniquanos
Come Crudos
Narizes
Xanambres
Tlascaltecos
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Sa no. 0036 pp. 001-065
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Sa no. 0036 pp. 001-065
Language
Spanish
Notes
No archival identification in catalogue or on typescript itself. Don't know where original is.
Batch Reference Number
4540
Rights
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