French-Indian Relations

Dictamen by Valcarcal re: French commerce with Indians along Trinidad river and further plans for area's settlement.

Serial Number
041-05543
Title
Dictamen by Valcarcal re: French commerce with Indians along Trinidad river and further plans for area's settlement.
Author(s)
Valcarcel, Domingo
Trinidad
Date
10-11-1755
Documentation
Mexico. October 11, 1755. 16p. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Valcarcel opinion of Barrios' report about French establishment of commerce on Trinidad River among Horcoquisas and Vidais, capture of 3 Frenchmen and 2 Negroes; Blancpain jailed. List of number of soldiers stationed in Texas presidios and discussion of future establishment of missions among Horcoquisas and increased settlement along Trinidad River in hopes of discouraging French settlement. (L. L. Woodward, September 1989)
Persons
Gorraez, Joseph
Barrios Jauregui, Jacinto (Gobernador)
Ruiz, Marcos (Teniente)
Lampen
Veles Cachupin, Thomas (Gobernador)
Blancpain, Joseph
Calaorra, Jospeh (Fray)
Altamira, Marques de
Borreo, Justo (Gobernador)
Orobio Balterra, Joachin (Capitan)
Valcarcel, Domingo
Places
Texas (Provincia)
Trinidad (Rio)
Nueva Orleans
Cheti (Laguna)
Misisipi (Rio)
Nuevo Mexico
Pecos (Pueblo)
Bejar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
San Fernando (Villa)
Luisiana
San Xavier (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
Adais (Presidio)
Altamira
Sinaloa
Tepetales (Hacienda)
Nachitos (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Negros
Vidais
Horcoquisas
Cumanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 054-162 exp. 14
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 054-162 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24900011
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Valcarcel
Person Last Name
Gorraez
Barrios Jauregui
Ruiz
Lampen
Veles Cachupin
Blancpain
Calaorra
Altamira
Borreo
Orobio Balterra
Valcarcel
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-11-1755
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12778
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Correspondence between Salcedo and virrey concerning american and French intrusions into Spanish territory.

Serial Number
041-05295
Title
Correspondence between Salcedo and virrey concerning american and French intrusions into Spanish territory.
Author(s)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Brigadier)
Iturrigaray, Jose de (Virrey)
Villamil, Bernardo
Date
04-09-1806
Date
04-28-1806
Documentation
Chihuahua, Mexico. April 9 - 28, 1806. 16p. Letters, informes. Signed, originals.
Summary
Salcedo informs virrey of american and French designs on territory on left bank of Sabinas River. Cites intrusions by american exploratory expeditions and attempts to bribe Indians to rebel against Spanish. Salcedo argues that Spanish forces in Texas and surrounding regions are too widely dispersed to meet threat. Includes informe by Villamil on troop strength in Texas. (A. Tukey, August 1988)
Persons
Salcedo, Nemesio (Brigadier)
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel)
Casa Yrujo, Marques de
Miranda
Iturrigaray, Jose de (Virrey)
Villamil, Bernardo
Barr, Guillermo
Places
Estados Unidos de America
Caracas
Bayuspier
Carcasuit
Clayborne (Fuerte)
Sabinas (Rio)
Luisiana
Misury (Rio)
Colorado (Rio)
Napesola
Arkanzas
Nachitoches
Texas
Hondo (Arroyo)
Roxo (Rio)
Matagorda (Bahia)
Nacogdochez
Galveston
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Coaguila
Bexar
Espiritu Santo (Bahia)
Parras
Lampazos, Punta de
Nuevo Santander
Nuevo Leon
Saltillo
Refugio (Bahia)
Brazos (Rio)
Orcoquisac
Trinidad
Ethnic Groups
Americanos
Conchates
Alibamas
Tunicas
Chatos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 239 ff. 087-095 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 239 ff. 087-095 exp.
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23900012
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Salcedo
Iturrigaray
Villamil
Person Last Name
Salcedo
Cordero
Casa Yrujo
Miranda
Iturrigaray
Villamil
Barr
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-09-1806
End Date (repacked)
04-28-1806
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12529
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter to viceroy concerning arrival to presidio Adays to take office of governor after a month on road.

Serial Number
041-05214
Title
Letter to viceroy concerning arrival to presidio Adays to take office of governor after a month on road.
Author(s)
Bustillo Zevallos, Juan Antonio (Gobernador)
Date
05-22-1731
Documentation
Adays, Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los. May 22, 1731. 28p. Letters. Informe. Signed.
Summary
Various documents to viceroy including letters from Bustillo about his walk for a month from presidio Bahia to Adays to take over office of governor, carrying supplies of flour, cattle, horses, sheep, clothing, describing hardship and lack of watering holes thru journey. Bustillo indicates to viceroy his perception about Indians of area stressing his wanting to remain friendly with them, governor visits each town for 24 hours, sending his own horse to bring to a meeting a doubting chief. Governor wants to replace soldiers of color quebrado who he thinks are not to smart as Spaniards, fills Plaza of liutenant and Alferez for presidio in temporary Basis as title holders are sick, pays salaries to soldiers stressing not to advance monies in liu of salary but only providing soldiers with supplies. Governor makes lists of inventories of crown properties including armament, makes a military roll in which copy he calls himself gobernador y capitan general de las provincias de Thexas y Nueva philipinas, governor also indicates lack of gunpowder for cannons; reports trade between Frenchmen and Indians, French bring vegetables to trade for soap, tobacco, Chocolate with soldiers of presidio. Two Frenchmen request license to trade openly with Indians but governor negates license as he believes there are to many arms and ammunition among Indians which he believes the French have provided. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Bustillo y Zevallos, Juan Antonio (Gobernador)
Bergara, Joseph Cayetano (Teniente)
Gonzales, Joseph (Alferez)
Mediavilla y Ascona, Melchor (Gobernador)
Acuna, Juan de (Marquez de Casa Fuerte, Virrey)
Buena de Almoren, Juan (Teniente)
Munoz de Mora, Phelipe (Alferez)
Osora, Manuel Antonio del (Sargento)
Places
Thexas (Provincia)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Presidio)
San Antonio (Presidio)
Adays, Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los (Presidio)
Nachitos (Indian Town)
Avidachos, San Pedro de los
Burgos
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
Avidachos
Hachas
Aynaros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 008-022
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 008-022
Language
Spanish
Notes
Letters in margin of documents written by brigadier Rivera advising viceroy on procedures to follow regarding original letter by Bustillos which viceroy comply to such advice.
Reference Number
23600002
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Bustillo y Zevallos
Bergara
Gonzales
Mediavilla y Ascona
Acuna
Buena de Almoren
Munoz de Mora
Osora
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-22-1731
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12448
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Correspondence between Ripperda, Croix, and Bucareli y Ursua depredations.

Serial Number
041-02598
Title
Correspondence between Ripperda, Croix, and Bucareli y Ursua depredations.
Author(s)
Virrey (?)
Ripperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Date
00-00-1753
Date
06-30-1772
Documentation
Bexar. October 12,1771 - June 30, 1772. 156p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Peace attempts with Indians especially Comanches and Tauayas. Tauayas arrive in peace to surrender. Comanche female prisoners involved in peace attempts; Mezieres' efforts to gain peace. Vecinos. Comanche involved in weapons commerce with French. Comanche theft of livestock from missions and vecinos. Mission Indians will be provided as auxiliaries only in case of enemy invasion of town or mission. Suggests advantages of building a fort between Guadalupe and San Marcos rivers to defend area from hostile Indians. Transfer of English castaways from English schooner to Bahia and future plans for them. Concerns use of 29 San Sabas troops for Coahuila and their return. Request for materials to build Quartel. Complaint of lack of troops. Viceroy request for and tables supplied by Ripperda on numbers, ranks and locations of troops in province. Tobar resigns; Cazorla replaces him. Concerns accounts of Martos y navarreto. Ripperda welcomes new virrey. (L. L. Woodward, may 1988)
Persons
Ramirez, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Mezieres, Atanasio de (Teniente Gobernador)
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Pubea (Capitan Comanche)
Areche
Bigotes (Capitan Indio)
Croix, Marques de
Martos y Navarrete, Angel de
Yndarte, Juan de (Cajero)
Bavi, Marques de (Inspector)
Thovar, Francisco (Capitan)
Sedano, Francisco (Fray)
Oreyli, Alexandro (Teniente Gobernador)
Sauto (Capitan Texas)
Cazorla, Luis
Places
Natchitoches
Luisiana
Adaes
San Antonio (Mision)
San Sabas (Presidio)
Orcoquiza
San Bernardo (Mision)
San Juan de Rio Grande (Mision)
Coahuila
San Joseph (Mision)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de (Presidio)
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Santa Cruz (Fuerte)
Zivolo
Bexar, San Antonio de
Orcoquiza (Mision)
Panzacola
Colorado (Rio)
Nuevo Santander (Colonia)
Zacatecas
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Colegio)
Misuri (Rio)
San Luis
Santa Genobeva
Missisipi (Rio)
Nuevo Mexico
Queretaro
Trinidad (Rio)
Medina (Rio)
Nuezes (Rio)
Santa Gertrudis (Rancho)
Nuevas Philipinas
Nueva Orleans
Camargo
Ethnic Groups
Cainiones
Lipanes
Ozages
Guases
Texas
Comanches
Tauayas
Cadodachos
Franceses
Vidais
Apaches
Tauayares
Negras
Ingleses
Tabacanas
Quiteais
Yucanes
Military Groups
San Sabas, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 208-285 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 208-285 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Pages missing
Reference Number
10000024
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Virrey
Ripperda
Ripperda
Person Last Name
Ramirez
Mezieres
Ripperda
Bucareli y Ursua
Pubea
Areche
Bigotes
Croix
Martos y Navarrete
Yndarte
Bavi
Thovar
Sedano
Oreyli
Sauto
Cazorla
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
1753
End Date (repacked)
06-30-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6945
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Ripperda's correspondence re: Indian depredations and abandonment of Orcoquiza

Serial Number
041-02584
Title
Ripperda's correspondence re: Indian depredations and abandonment of Orcoquiza
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Gonzales, Joseph
Date
10-14-1770
Date
02-12-1771
Documentation
Bexar, ades. October 14, 1770 - February 12, 1771. 12p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Ripperda acknowledges receipt of letters concerning Indarte working in Mexico. Reports to viceroy of details of sightings of Indians by French hunters and footprints of over 600 Indians. Captain of Orcoquiza sent Ripperda's men back. Arrival of troops from Orcoquiza and Adaes loosing many horses. Mission Indians, soldiers and vecinos to fight against Comanches, Taguayas and Tancagues. Contact of non-missionized Indians with missionized Indians. 8 soldiers from San Sabas Haven't appeared. Arrival of Orcoquizas at Bexar to become christians. Priest of Adaes unsuccessfully tries to make peace with Indian captains. French helping Indians, established 2 forts and provisioned for commerce with Indian nations. Vecinos of Orcoquiza can settle and plant, stockade will replace Destacamento. Gonzales complains of Indians not making peace, illicit commerce with French and fear of invasion. Refers to Misieres' dealings with Indians and Sandeni's report of abandonment to Orcoquiza. (L. L. Woodward, March 1988)
Persons
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Indarte, Juan de
Martos, Angel de
Carabajal, Bernave
Laba, Ignacio Maria (Padre)
Calzones (Capitan Orcoquiza)
Gonzalez, Joseph (Teniente)
Demezieres, Atanasio (Comandante)
Santa Maria (Padre)
Sandeni, Luis de
Misieres, Athanacio de
Places
Adaes (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Bahia (Presidio)
Nachitoches
Valero, San Antonio de (Mision)
Concepcion (Mision)
Bexar (Presidio)
Okenas (Fuerte)
Aijis (Mision)
Luciana
Ethnic Groups
Opeluzas
Ingleses
Franceses
Vidais
Asinais
Comanches
Taguayas
Tancaques
Yupanes
Bervipianos
Orcoquizas
Coadachos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 053-058 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 053-058 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10000010
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Ripperda
Gonzales
Person Last Name
Croix
Indarte
Martos
Carabajal
Laba
Calzones
Gonzalez
Demezieres
Santa Maria
Sandeni
Misieres
Beginning Date Month
October
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-14-1770
End Date (repacked)
02-12-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6931
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Correspondence re: settlement and need for troops.

Serial Number
041-02578
Title
Correspondence re: settlement and need for troops.
Author(s)
Arocha, Simon de
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
00-00-1688
Date
07-08-1770
Documentation
San Fernando, Bexar. July 7 - July 8, 1770. 16p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Rich details of history and settlement of missions and presidios near San Fernando. Founding and abandonment of presidio of Texas. Details of Indian invasion of mission of los Adaes, French and Indian fighting against Spanish. Gives geographical limits of province of Texas, describes fruits cultivated, resources for pasturing, construction, water, wildlife, animals, commerce, mining. Discusses war with Apaches and inability to reduce them. Establishment of San Fernando and population figures. Request for troops in San Sabas; cattle, horses, provisions in Adaes due to Indians leaving missions, ranches needing to be reestablished, Indian war hindering exploitation of land, risk of families leaving. Ripperda responds that movement of troops will be held up until he can provide for detachment to San Sabas. (L. L. Woodward, February1988)
Persons
Galbez, Conde de
Leon, Fernando de (Gobernador)
Theran de los Rios, Domingo
Sandeni, Luis
Ramon, Domingo
Linares, Duque de
Ripperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
San Miguel de Aguaio, Marques de
Balero, Marques de
Menchaca, Luis Antonio (Capitan)
Barrios, Jacinto de
Casafuerte, Marques de
Ribera Villalon, Pedro (Brigadier)
Oconor, Hugo (Sargento Mayor)
Croix, Marques de
Places
Texas
Coaguila
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del (Puerto)
Bernardo (Puerto)
Texas (Presidio)
Adaes (Mision)
Adaes, Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de (Presidio)
Bejar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Medina (Rio)
San Francisco (Mision)
Purisima Concepcion (Mision)
Capistrano, San Juan (Mision)
Valero, San Antonio de (Mision)
Agu(?), San Jose de (Mision)
San Fernando (Capital)(Villa)
San Antonio (Rio)
San Xavier (Presidio)
San Marcos
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Saba (Presidio)
Villa Nueba
Austria, San Fernando de (Villa)
Francia
Nachitos
Ethnic Groups
Asinais
Texias
Texas
Apaches
Franceses
Apaches
Vidais
Military Groups
Compania de San Sabas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 029-036 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 029-036 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10000004
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Arocha
Ripperda
Person Last Name
Galbez
Leon
Theran de los Rios
Sandeni
Ramon
Linares
Ripperda
San Miguel de Aguaio
Balero
Menchaca
Barrios
Casafuerte
Ribera Villalon
Oconor
Croix
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
1688
End Date (repacked)
07-08-1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/6925
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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