Indians (Moral And Social Characteristics)

Reports from governors and captains in Texas responding to viceroy's instructions for a new method of government in their province

Serial Number
041-03687
Title
Reports from governors and captains in Texas responding to viceroy's instructions for a new method of government in their province
Author(s)
Riperrda, Varon de
Menchaca, Luis Antonio
Cazorla, Luis
Pacheco, Rafael
Date
09-02-1772
Date
11-28-1772
Documentation
September 2, 1772-November 28, 1772. 68p. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Concerns the response of governors and capitans of presidios to the viceroy's instructions for a new method of government. Contains a complete list of governors to receive the report. Comments on use of the method as pertains to the missions of Texas. Describes the condition of missions and the relations with Indians. Descriptions of religious routines, prayer, teaching, baptisms and weekly religious activities. Relates new year's process of election of governor, mayor and sheriff. Concerns economic conditions and mission sustenance crops of corn, beans, cotton and cana de Castilla. There was an abundance of cattle (bovine, ovine and caprine) but lacking equine due to frequent attacks. Cotton cloth, ponchos and blankets were made in missions. Contains detailed description of mission life, men and women's duties as well as wardrobe of converts and Elite. Suggestions made for improvements by example such as increasing Spanish populations to serve as examples of culture, government, industry and civil harmony. Authors offer the missions under their administration as examples and describe older methods which have served their development. Under Menchaca, necessities are kept and equally distributed in the missions and used to maintain troops. All administrators feel current system of government to be effective.
Persons
Ripperda, Varon de
Menchaca, Luis Antonio
Cazorla, Luis
Pacheco, Rafael
Corralan, Pedro
Vildosola, Gabriel Antonio
Vildosola, Jose Antonio
Anra, Juan Baptista de
Urrea, Bernardo de
Lumbreras, Juan Jose
Fayni, Jose
Gil, Nicolas
Villaverde, Manuel
Bustamente, Bernardo Antonio
Munoz, Manuel
Peru, Juan
Oconor, Hugo
Mendinueta, Pedro Fermin
Varrio, Pedro del
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Rodriguez, Vizente
Echeagaray, Francisco
Gonzales, Vizente
Sierra Gorda, Conde de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Ramirez, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Reyes, Antonio de los (Padre)
Castano (Padre)
Sastre, Mateo
Places
Texas
Adaes
Bejar, San Antonio de
Espiritu Santo, Bahia del
Orcoquiza
Sonora
Orcasitas, San Miguel de
Alamos
Fronteras
Terrenate
Tubac
Altar
San Carlos de Buena Vista
Nueva Viscaya
Durango
San Buenaventura
Cerro Gordo
Aujoquilla
Julimes
Janos
Chihuahua
Nuevo Mexico
Santa Fee
Passo del Rio del Norte
Coahuila
Monclova
Rio Grande
Nuevo Leon
Monterrey
Nuevo Santander
Bexar, San Antonio de
Vidais
San Juan Capistrano (Mision)
San Fransisco de la Espada (Mision)
Santa Cruz (Colegio)
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Colegio)
San Augustin de Aumada (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Lipanes
Aix
Adaes
Nacodogches
Comanches
Franceses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 152 ff. 098-132
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 152 ff. 098-132
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
15200003
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Riperrda
Menchaca
Cazorla
Cazorla
Person Last Name
Ripperda
Menchaca
Cazorla
Pacheco
Corralan
Vildosola
Vildosola
Anra
Urrea
Lumbreras
Fayni
Gil
Villaverde
Bustamente
Munoz
Peru
Oconor
Mendinueta
Varrio
Ugarte y Loyola
Rodriguez
Echeagaray
Gonzales
Sierra Gorda
Bucareli y Ursua
Ramirez
Reyes
Castano
Sastre
Beginning Date Month
September
End Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-02-1772
End Date (repacked)
11-28-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8034
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Collections
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Series of autos on the creation of militias in Colotlan and Nayarit to protect presidios and silver shipments to Spain

Serial Number
041-03297
Title
Series of autos on the creation of militias in Colotlan and Nayarit to protect presidios and silver shipments to Spain
Author(s)
Vivanco, Antonio de
Valcarcel, Domingo
Sorachaga, Josef (Comerciante)
Date
11-22-1777
Date
08-06-1779
Documentation
Colotlan, Mexico. November 22, 1777-August 6, 1779. 58p. Letters, informes, autos, peticiones. Copies.
Summary
Concerns Series of autos and reports about need to create a militia force in Nayarit and vicinities to protect Spanish assets and mines produce to Spain. Military officials report hostile Indians in the area to justify request. Document contains strategies for logistic organization of militia forces I.e., giving some auxiliaries Lanzas and others fire arms shipped from Spain through Veracruz. (M. Marroquin, August 1989)
Persons
Martinez de Soria, Juan Josef
Vivanco, Antonio
Villar Gutierrez, Phelipe del
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Frelles Villa de Moros, Pedro Antonio (Capitan)
Gorospe y Padilla, Diego (Corregidor)
Soranchaga, Josef (Comerciante)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Places
Bolanos
Nayarit (Presidio)
Asquiltan
Cadiz (Puerto)
Cuilacatitlan (Pueblo)
Pochotitlan (Pueblo)
Jaltenango (Pueblo)
San Luis Potosi
Horcasitas
Taltenango (Valle)
Castilla (Reino)
Barcelona
Fresnillo
Veracruz (Puerto)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 130 ff. 315-344 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 130 ff. 315-344 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered. Document repetitious.
Reference Number
13000013
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Vivanco
Valcarcel
Sorachaga
Sorachaga
Person Last Name
Martinez de Soria
Vivanco
Villar Gutierrez
Bucareli y Ursua
Frelles Villa de Moros
Gorospe y Padilla
Soranchaga
Revilla Gigedo
Beginning Date Month
November
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-22-1777
End Date (repacked)
08-06-1779
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7644
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
Collections
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Series of letters sent to viceroy explaining need for militia creation in Colotlan and Nayarit.

Serial Number
041-03296
Title
Series of letters sent to viceroy explaining need for militia creation in Colotlan and Nayarit.
Author(s)
Vivanco, Antonio de
Valcarcel, Domingo
Saranchaga, Josef
Date
11-22-1777
Date
08-06-1779
Documentation
Colotlan, Bolanos, Mexico. November 22, 1777-August 6, 1779. 60p. Letters, informes, autos, peticiones. Copies.
Summary
Concerns Series of documents about organization of militias in Colotlan and Nayarit, under leadership of Vivanco because of his experience and knowledge of the territory. Indians are said to be distrustful of Spaniards. Firearms are suggested for militias to be created. Weapons sent from Cadiz via Veracruz. Documents allude to extreme poverty of Indians. Militias are formed to safeguard presidios and silver production to Spain. Some financial aspects of military organization is given. Mines being discovered in Bolanos. Military report stresses the rich potentiality of mines. Accounting personnel appointed for bookkeeping of mine production. (M. Marroquin, August 1989)
Persons
Martinez de Soria, Juan Josef
Vivanco, Antonio de
Villar Gutierrez, Phelipe del
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Valcarcel, Domingo
Frelles Villa de Moros, Pedro Antonio (Capitan)
Martinez de Soria, Pedro
Rodriguez del Valle, Alfonso
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Gorospe y Padilla, Diego de (Licenciado)
Arredondo, Fernando de
Puente, Gabriel de la
Arriaga, Pablo Josef de
Alvarez, Thomas (Teniente)
Villasenor, Fermin
Sarachaga, Josef
Gonzalez de Campillo, Fernando (Teniente)
Benitez, Agustin
Saucedo, Josef de
Places
Bolanos
Nayarit (Presidio)
Asquiltan
Cadiz (Puerto)
Veracruz (Puerto)
Cuilacatitan (Pueblo)
Pochotitlan (Pueblo)
Jaltenango (Pueblo)
Guadalaxara (Ciudad)
Colotlan
Potosi, San Luis
Guanajuato
Thepec (Real)
Horcasitas
Barcelona
Fresnillo
Taltenango
Ethnic Groups
Camoteros
Military Groups
Compania de Flecheros
Compania de Dragones Montados
Compania de Indios Flecheros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 130 ff. 284-314 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 130 ff. 284-314 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered. Document repetitive.
Reference Number
13000012
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Vivanco
Valcarcel
Saranchaga
Saranchaga
Person Last Name
Martinez de Soria
Vivanco
Villar Gutierrez
Bucareli y Ursua
Valcarcel
Frelles Villa de Moros
Martinez de Soria
Rodriguez del Valle
Revilla Gigedo
Gorospe y Padilla
Arredondo
Puente
Arriaga
Alvarez
Villasenor
Sarachaga
Gonzalez de Campillo
Benitez
Saucedo
Beginning Date Month
November
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-22-1777
End Date (repacked)
08-06-1779
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7643
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
Collections
Rights
To request a scan or copy of the document please contact the original or first location repository; if a citation reads “AZU Film” please submit the citation to LBRY-askddt@email.arizona.edu.
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