Labor Force (Missions)

Diarios de comision and relacion de los ramos from Borica to Conde de Revilla Gigedo concerning religious visitas and fugitives first in this series begins with the phrase paso a manos...20 de abril.

Serial Number
041-03887
Title
Diarios de comision and relacion de los ramos from Borica to Conde de Revilla Gigedo concerning religious visitas and fugitives first in this series begins with the phrase paso a manos...20 de abril.
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Conde de Revilla Gigedo
Date
04-30-1791
Date
06-07-1791
Documentation
Chihuahua/namiquipa. April 30, 1791 - June 7, 1791. 12p. Approx Relaciones/diarios de comision. Originals/ copies.
Summary
A Series of travel diaries and relaciones de los reos that Indian Chorova as teniente general of Temosachy, population of Indians, asks that both Temosachy and Yepomera receive 25-30 families each in order to deter Apache attacks and to take advantage of fertile land, sum of money to be given towns from fondo de temporalidades account to be used for the purchase of livestock and agricultural tools, distributed evenly among family heads with amount for community purposes and to support new settlers mentioned above if they come to fruition, due to his health Borica sends Ochoa to conduct visitas of missions de la Sierra and Cienega de los Olibos with instructions, terminates servitude of weekly workers in San Pedro alcantaras, receives letter from Cordero in Santa Barbara telling of attack by Taraumaras, responds by sending out orders to all subdelegados to form Indian groups to search out perpetrators, further instructions to Cordero that in future occurrences of the same he send letter to jurisdictions towards which Indians were traveling; sends out notice to royal judges on wanted fugitives with instruction that if caught they are to be transported promptly to the jurisdiction where they are wanted, comments new zeal with which Indians are working; Series includes a document called relacion de los reos which lists fugitives of area with detailed info on physical characteristics, crimes wanted for, jurisdiction seeking them, names, and where they are suspected of being; acknowledgement of receipt of diarios de comision. (O. Velz, March 1989)
Persons
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Chorova, Juan (Indio) (Teniente General)
Trujillo, Reyes (Sargento)
Cordero, Antonio (Teniente Coronel)
Places
Chihuahua
Temosachy (Mision)
Yepomera (Visita)
Cienega de los Olibos (Mision)
Sierra, de la (Mision)
Namiquipa
San Pedro Alcantara (Pueblo)
Santa Barbera (Real)
Ojo Caliente
San Andres
Santa Ysabel
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Taraumaras
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 162 ff. 183-190 (Approx) exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 162 ff. 183-190 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered. First in this series begins with the phrase found in title
Reference Number
16200015
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Borica
Person Last Name
Borica
Chorova
Trujillo
Cordero
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-30-1791
End Date (repacked)
06-07-1791
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8234
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letters and diarios de comision from Borica to Conde de Revilla Gigedo, Larusa, Rouset de Jesus. First in this series begins with muy apreciado sor....

Serial Number
041-03885
Title
Letters and diarios de comision from Borica to Conde de Revilla Gigedo, Larusa, Rouset de Jesus. First in this series begins with muy apreciado sor....
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Date
02-24-1791
Date
05-11-1791
Documentation
San Juan Xavier de cerocahui, Mexico, cosiguriachy. February 24, 1791 - May 11, 1791. 18pp. Approximate letters, diarios de comision. Originals, copies. Disputing accuracy of reports filed by laso and rascon on conditions of indians and testimony of larusa which contradicts the favorable conditions presented by the former; mentions the misionarios apostolicos de Guadalupanos as properly abiding by standards for indian treatment set down by government; letter written to rouset de Jesus mentioning irregularities found in missions and general theme being that treatment of indians as witnessed by Borica leaves much to be desired; efforts made by Borica to alleviate sufferings of indians, gives example of correcting situation in which they are used to transport the correspondence of judges over long distances without proper supply of food or without pay, mentions Estrada as person with whom he had most opposition on this matter; travel diary from 3-29-1791 thru 4-1-1791, visits pueblo of Bernabe where he freed indians from servitude to priest and took action on their complaint of being forced to drain mines-made this Voluntary, prohibits the practice of outsiders cutting firewood from their mountains without compensation, padre doctrinero of Santa Rosalia seeking to llebar ovenciones to the indians since the time that Borica prohibited forced servitude of indians Borica responds that he does not have authority to grant request, authorities concede that indian labor is vital for the operation of the mines notes the benevolent service of laso de la bega towards indians. (O. Velez, March 1989)
Persons
Rascon, Antonio Fransisco (Comisario)
Laso, Jose Maria (Subdelegado)
Larusa, Juan Maria (Fray)
Estarada, Gregorio (Receptor)
Ramirez, Juan Cervantes (Alcalde Mayor)
Fermin, Fransisco Xavier (Indio) (Teniente General)
Laso de la Bega, Miguel (Subdelegado)
Places
Cosiguriachy (Real)
Chihuahua
Conchos (Jurisdiction)
Santa Rosalia
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 162 ff. 165-174 (Approx) exp. 6
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 162 ff. 165-174 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered; first in this series begins with the phrase found above in title
Reference Number
16200013
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Rascon
Laso
Larusa
Estarada
Ramirez
Fermin
Laso de la Bega
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-24-1791
End Date (repacked)
05-11-1791
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8232
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Diarios del ayudante inspector don Diego de Borica en su comision de visita de la Taraumara.

Serial Number
041-03881
Title
Diarios del ayudante inspector don Diego de Borica en su comision de visita de la Taraumara.
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date
12-27-1790
Date
02-02-1791
Documentation
Mexico, Acosta (hacienda). December 27, 1790 - February 2, 1791. 26pp. Approximate. Letters, diarios de comision. Originals. Borica started on November 23, 1790, resumption of visita after cease of indian attacks; leaves 40 men to protect the frontier area; indian theft of cattle from hacienda yndee and rancho ramos, plans to decrease troop strength in tercera compania once indians abandon unspecified area and send those troops to corral de piedra detachment; Borica forming his detachment by pulling troops from companys in area; virrey acknowledges letter sent by Borica announcing the commencement visita. Diary 0f 12-04-1790 thru 12-18-1790. Widow, indian and his family of four approach Borica seeking to be resettled in their original town tizono, had comandante del pilar station 30 men on cienega to protect against indians, stops at canada de san Joseph due to strong snowfall, has subdelegado of the cienega de los olivos transferred to guejonita for purpose of conducting visitas in those jurisdictions, comes across navogame who tells him of indians who had fled missions ostensibly to receive baptism in guerachi, tecorichi, or Nabogame missions, followed them into the barranca de zapa and chase was ended when rainfall made it impossible to continue; soldier dies of unspecified illness during visita; majority of families of baquiriachy involved in agricultural activities; diario of visitas from 12-19-1790 thru 01-04-1791, greater part of population of pueblo of guazarache found in the surrounding valleys looking for corn not produced on their own lands, news of horse theft by indians at tasgera and munquisa 2 parties of 20 men sent after them search terminated at Santa Rosalia, forbids certain missions to continue working indians until paid back salaries; while in Tepehuanes and taraumara made Arechevala and zapiain generals, made Tapia and cruz teniente general; teniente generals given copies of orders prohibiting employment of indians without pay and limiting those persons able to order punishment of indians to juezes reales and justiciales de pueblos, authorizes trevino to conduct search for escaped indians from missions in jurisdiction of oro, guanaceui, and Santiago; letter from sotelo describing capture of indians who had attacked and stolen livestock with aid of Monclova, grado, and Cordero; continues visita through Santa Anna comments on distressed condition of agricultural productivity; named dia teniente general, mentions briefly hardships faced by indians of san lorenzo because of the priest of this area; obliges priest to employ a cook for indians working for him, pay indians for work, supply them with oxen, supply them with food, escorts, and blankets for trips made by indians to Chihuahua in order to transport goods. (O. Velez, March 1989)
Persons
Borico, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Quintana, Fransisco
Riba, (Teniente)
Navogame, Trevino (Teniente Coronel)
Sotelo, Ignacio (Sargento)
Ronquillo, Joseph (Alferez)
Arechevala, Yldefonio (General)
Zapiain, Juan Teodoro (General)
Tapia, Manuel de (Teniente General)
Cruz, Manuel de la (Teniente General)
Monclovo, Mariano (Caravinero)
Grado, Mariano (Cavo)
Cordero, Antonio (Teniente Coronel)
Dia, Fransisco (Teniente General)
Places
Guajuquilla
Santo Mayor Cruz (Ganado Mayor)
Acosta (Hacienda)
Rio Florido, Estancia de
Olivos, Cienega de los
Tizonazo
Acosta (Hacienda)
San Joseph (Canada)
Balsequillo (Rancho)
Guejonitan (Pueblo)
Tabahueto
Tecorichi (Mision)
Guerachi (Mision)
Nabogame (Mision)
San Mateo (Pueblo)
San Pablo (Pueblo)
San Juan de Tepehuanes (Pueblo)
Baquiriachi (Pueblo)
San Ignacio (Pueblo)
San Xavier (Pueblo)
San Tasquera Lorenzo
Munquisa
Santa Rosalia
Oro (Jurisdiccion)
Santiago (Jurisdiccion)
Guanaceui (Jurisdiccion)
Nogalito (Sierra de)
Maput
Leon
San Borja (Pueblo)
Saguarachy (Pueblo)
Chihuahua
Cosiguriachy
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 162 ff. 117-130 (Approx) exp. 6
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 162 ff. 117-130 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered; first in this series begins with the phrase found above in title.
Reference Number
16200009
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Borica
Revilla Gigedo
Person Last Name
Borico
Quintana
Riba
Navogame
Sotelo
Ronquillo
Arechevala
Zapiain
Tapia
Cruz
Monclovo
Grado
Cordero
Dia
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-27-1790
End Date (repacked)
02-02-1791
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8228
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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visita de la jurisdiccion del oro con que dio cuenta el comisionado, y se remitio al senor comandante general don Pedro de Nava ....

Serial Number
041-03880
Title
visita de la jurisdiccion del oro con que dio cuenta el comisionado, y se remitio al senor comandante general don Pedro de Nava ....
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date
02-06-1791
Date
09-18-1792
Documentation
Mexico, estancia de rio florido, Chihuahua. February 16, 1791 - September 18, 1792. 30pp. Approximate. Letters. Originals, copies. Being abstacted here; submittal of the diario de comision and quaderno by Borica; resumption of visita throughout Nueva Vizcaya by Borica in accordance with orders received by Revilla gigedo despite the deterioration of the horses with one of the primary purposes of checking the abuse of indians within the mission system; diario de comision written for visita mentioned above; suspension of Borica's visita due to the rainy season in the remaining jurisdictions to be inspected, decision made to wait so that a proper inspection can be made, delaying the submittal of the recommendations made for the jurisdictions already inspected until entire visita conducted, no incidences of fugitive missions in areas visited so far, problems have emerged on use of indians by jueces and misioneros without remuneration and also in the administration of justice system; Borica fulfilling the duties of ayudante inspector in the villa where he is located until the rainy season passes; content of Borica's visits which include information on Spanish and indian populations, haciendas and ranches, pardon of 4 prisoners sentenced to death, 6 thieves, aprehension of various delinquents and fugitive indians from the missions and their rehabilitation, population figures for indians and comments on their activities and unjust use of their labour in agriculture performed for others, remedied this last situation, prohibited the continuation of having indians punished by judges and stimulatd them to respect ministers and apply themselves to the christian religion, inspected archives of the ruling bodies of the 24 jurisdictions for their improvement and coordination, in each pueblo a file established during visita noting number of indians in each, local circumstances, language spoken, character, property owned collectively and individually, pressures they felt and what Borica did to alleviate these, the fact that other measures still need to be implemented, advises haste on the latter, nava seeks virrey's guidance on measures still to be implemented; sealed letter from virrey conde de Revilla gigedo to the fiscal de lo civil summarizing the activities and correspondence associated with Borica's visita as has been done above; acknowledgement made by virrey of correspondence from nava on subject of Borica's visits. (O. Velez, March 1989)
Persons
Borica, Diego de (Teniente Coronel)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Places
Florida (Estancia)
Taraumara
Nueva Vizcaya
Tepehuana
Durango
Nombre de Dios
Guanisamey
Basis
Cianori
Tabahueto
Batopilas
Andres de la Sierra
Oro (Real de)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 162 ff. 101-116 (Approx) exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 162 ff. 101-116 (Appro
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios unnumbered; first in this series begins with the phrase found above in title.
Reference Number
16200008
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Borica
Nava
Revilla Gigedo
Person Last Name
Borica
Nava
Revilla Gigedo
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-06-1791
End Date (repacked)
09-18-1792
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/8227
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Administrative correspondence between the governor of Nuevo Santander and Serna. Index sent to the viceroy by Cierragorda.

Serial Number
041-03138
Title
Administrative correspondence between the governor of Nuevo Santander and Serna. Index sent to the viceroy by Cierragorda.
Author(s)
Cierragorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Serna, Jose Vicente de la (Capitan)
Date
07-22-1777
Date
02-13-1793
Documentation
Nuevo Santander. July 22, 1777-February 13, 1793. 18p. Letters, informes, peticiones. Originals, signed.
Summary
Concerns index of documents sent from the governor to the viceroy; Serna asks for missionary to indoctrinate Indians in missions lacking religious administration; tools for agriculture are requested; military official asks for funds to buy furniture and books for missions; priest request mourners to pay extra if the he has to have the dead into the church building; military official report on religious practices being overlooked in local missions; alms paid to bishop of reino de Cabras); notice about death of Nicolas Fernandez; missionaries salaries are mentioned. (M. Marroquin, November 1988)
Persons
Vidal, Joquin (Alferez)
Gomez Moreno, Francisco (Cura)
Castello, Juan Bautista (Fray)
Serna, Jose Vicente de la (Capitan)
Fernandez, Nicolas
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Cierragorda, Conde de (Gobernador)
Serna, Jose Esteban de la (Teniente)
Palacios, Juan Fernando (Mariscal)
Osorio, Jose de (Licenciado)
Quintero, Jose (Fray)
Places
Bexar (Capilla)
Rosario (Mision)
Guemes
Paz, San Luis de la
Croix (Villa)
Norte, Villas del
Santander
Tamaulipas
San Vicente (Mision)
Altamira (Villa)
Leon, Nuevo Reino de
Tampico
Mitral
Coahuila
Ethnic Groups
Aracates
Camoteros
Panguais
Martinez
Military Groups
Tercera Compania Volante
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 122 ff. 213-221 exp. 4
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 122 ff. 213-221 exp. 4
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios are misnumbered but are 213-221, for the Volume. 122
Reference Number
12200010
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Cierragorda
Serna
Person Last Name
Vidal
Gomez Moreno
Castello
Serna
Fernandez
Revilla Gigedo
Cierragorda
Serna
Palacios
Osorio
Quintero
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-22-1777
End Date (repacked)
02-13-1793
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7485
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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