Military Corruption

Letters from Cancio on military affairs and response from officials in Mexico

Serial Number
041-00388
Title
Letters from Cancio on military affairs and response from officials in Mexico
Author(s)
Cancio Sierra y Zienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador Interino)
And Other Unknown Person(S)
Date
02-08-1762
Date
12-25-1762
Documentation
Monclova, Mexico. February 8, 1762 - December 25, 1762. 50p. Letters, notas. Original. Signed/unsigned.
Summary
Cancio recommends to viceroy persons for positions of capitan,teniente, and Alferez in cavalleria miliciana he established at Monclova. Appointments made by officials in Mexico and notification sent to Cancio. Further list of personnel for cavalleria on F. 166. More on this matter on ff. 169, 170. Other correspondence from official (identity unknown) in Mexico to Cancio concerning administrative affairs, including pertrechos de guerra, reduccion de los indios Apaches, military campaigns against Indians, military regulations, auditor de la guerra, transfer of Barrios and Cancio, illegal commerce, wrongdoing by Barrios, and construction of carcel. Detailed draft(?) Letter to Cancio concerning Indian activities in Coahuila, desire for peace of some Indians, troops available to deal with Indian threat -- orders and plans for action, and attacks by Tejas and Cumanchas against Apaches. (S. Fiederlein, 3-5-87)
Persons
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Gobernador Interino)
Barrio Jaurequi, Jacinto de (Coronel)
Sierra, Lope de (Tio de Cancio)
Flores de Abrego, Francisco
Sanchez Navarro, Gregorio
Jaurequi, Juan Angel de
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Arispe, Xavier de
Varrera, Juan Antonio
Rodriguez, Vicente (Teniente)(Comandante)
Rodriguez, Joseph (Teniente)
Brioso, Ambrioso
Mariano, J. (Padre)
Pastellan (Capitan)
Places
Saltillo (Villa)
Mechoacan (Obispado)
Monclova, Santiago de la (Villa)(Capital)
Mexico
Coahuila (Provincia)
Monclova (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Bejar, San Antonio
Dolores (Misiones)
Rio Grande del Norte
San Sava (Presidio)
Vercruz
America
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Tejas
Cumanches (Cumanchas)
Military Groups
Cavalleria Miliciana
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 149-173
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 149-173
Language
Spanish
Notes
Handwriting difficult to read in places, double copies of some documents (ff 164,165)
Reference Number
2200010
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Cancio Sierra y Zienfuegos
Person Last Name
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos
Barrio Jaurequi
Sierra
Flores de Abrego
Sanchez Navarro
Jaurequi
Cruillas
Arispe
Varrera
Rodriguez
Rodriguez
Brioso
Mariano
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-08-1762
End Date (repacked)
12-25-1762
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4734
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Ano de 1792 sumaria formada contra el Alferez del presidio de San Francisco don Ramon Lasso de la Vega por quiebra en los interes de la compania que tubo a su cargo como habilitado.

Serial Number
041-00008
Title
Ano de 1792 sumaria formada contra el Alferez del presidio de San Francisco don Ramon Lasso de la Vega por quiebra en los interes de la compania que tubo a su cargo como habilitado.
Author(s)
Fages, Pedro (Gobernador)
Soler, Nicolas (Ayudante Inspector)
Laso de Vega, Ramon (Alferez)
Date
12-23-1786
Date
04-14-1795
Documentation
Gabriel, Arispe, Monterrey, others. December 12, 1786-April. 14, 1795. 78p. Letters, autos. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Laso de Vega tried and convicted for misappropriation of funds and irresponsible handling of food supplies; punishment includes imprisonment, sale of house and belongings, and discharge from real servicio. (D. J. McClelland, April. 1988)
Persons
Gonzalez, Diego (Teniente)
Suniga, Jose de (Teniente)
Moraga, Jose (Teniente Comandante)
Soler, Nicolas (Ayudante Inspector)
Sal, Hermenegildo
Ortega, Jose Francisco de (Teniente)
Goycoechea, Phelipe (Teniente)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Brigadier)
Laso de Vega, Ramon (Alferez)
Fages, Pedro (Gobernador) (Comandante Inspector)
Bojorques, Ramon (Soldado)
Arguello, Joseph (Alferez) (Teniente)
Sanches, Josseph Thadeo (Soldado)
Cordero, Mario (Cavo)
Peralta, Luis (Soldado)
Higuera (Soldado)
Figueroa
Navarro, Galindo
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Campo de Alange, Conde de
Romeu, Josef Antonio (Gobernador)
Arrillaga, Jose Joaquin de
Branciforte
Bonilla
Places
San Diego (Presidio)
San Francisco (Presidio)
Monterrey
Antigua California
Loreto
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
Gabriel
San Joseph (Pueblo)
Californias (Peninsula)
Cavo, San Josef del
Tubac (Presidio)
Zonora (Provincia)
Aranjuez
Military Groups
San Francisco, Compania de Cavalleria del Real Presidio de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 001 ff. 230-269 exp. 7
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 001 ff. 230-269 exp. 7
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
100008
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fages
Soler
Laso de Vega
Person Last Name
Gonzalez
Suniga
Moraga
Soler
Sal
Ortega
Goycoechea
Ugarte y Loyola
Laso de Vega
Fages
Bojorques
Arguello
Sanches
Cordero
Peralta
Higuera
Figueroa
Navarro
Nava
Revilla Gigedo
Campo de Alange
Romeu
Arrillaga
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-23-1786
End Date (repacked)
04-14-1795
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4353
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Representaciones a la corte por el virreynato de Mexico.

Serial Number
040-00669
Title
Representaciones a la corte por el virreynato de Mexico.
Date
00-00-1766
Date
00-00-1769
Documentation
Mexico. 1766, 1767, 1769. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Tomo 8 (page 72)- letter discusses transfer of presidio from San Xavier to San Sabas, Indian raids, and description of contents of cuadernos pertaining to foundation of San Xavier and Indian raids on San Sabas presidio. Tomo 9 (pages 90, 172, 290)- letters discussing testimony against Coronel Jacinto Barrios, disposition pertaining to independence of Luisiana and aid by viceroy to establish Chetimanchac Poblacion. Tomo 11 (page 65)- letter informs allotment of 100,000 pesos a year for Luisiana. Tomo 13 (pages 109-110)- letters informing adjustment of salaries. (J. Erbe) (1978)
Persons
Ortiz Parrilla, Diego (Coronel)
Terreros, Pedro
Rabago, Felipe (Capitan)
Cevallos, Juan Jose
Cagigal, Francisco
Barrios, Jacinto (Coronel)
Ottocra (?), Andres
Raso, Ansencio (Teniente)
Places
San Xavier (Presidio)
Candelaria (Mision)
San Saba (Presidio)
Texas
Luisiana
Durango
Chetimanchac (Poblacion)
Ethnic Groups
Cocos
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-D-04
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Historia, Leg. 0299 ff. 286-289
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005168/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ortiz Parrilla
Terreros
Rabago
Cevallos
Cagigal
Barrios
Ottocra
Raso
Beginning Date (repacked)
1766
End Date (repacked)
1769
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4209
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Investigation of expenses for the maintenance of the presidio of Loreto, Baja California.

Serial Number
040-00387
Title
Investigation of expenses for the maintenance of the presidio of Loreto, Baja California.
Date
00-00-1725
Date
00-00-1787
Documentation
Mexico City. December 22, 1792. 134p. Letter. Informe. Originals. Copies. Dct 1725-1792.
Summary
Includes Series of letters and testimonios exchanged between fiscal-king-priests- and other officials concerning possible fraud in the use of funds for food, travel and salary by Jesuits of presidio Loreto. Includes specific amounts of monies given to priests, also states that priests at Loreto took money. For the maintenance of non-existant presidios and non-existant labor. (D. Miller) (1978)
Persons
Areche, Joseph Antonio de (Fiscal)
Estrodo, Diego (Soldado)
Huidobro (Alferez)
Valle, Juan de
Bustamente, Antonio
Galvez, Joseph de (Visitador)
Ventimilla Linufans, Jose Fransisco
Arriaga, Jose Joaguin de
Rosales, Juan Francisco
Ortega, Fransisco de
Rosales, Fransisco
Places
California (Peninsula)
Mexico (Costo)
Acapulco
San Lucas
San Gregorio (Colegio)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-D-08 AGN., Mexico. Misiones Vol. 22 pp. 302-369
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Misiones, Leg. 0022 ff. 302-369
Language
Spanish
Notes
Also see page 406 and 407, of this Film, for accounting records of the presidio Loreto.
Batch Reference Number
00005505/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Areche
Estrodo
Huidobro
Valle
Bustamente
Galvez
Ventimilla Linufans
Arriaga
Rosales
Ortega
Rosales
Beginning Date (repacked)
1725
End Date (repacked)
1787
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3932
ISO 369-1 Language code
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Marques de Cruillas al Joseph Ignacio de Soyeneche. List of letters sent to Spain by viceroy.

Serial Number
030-00676
Title
Marques de Cruillas al Joseph Ignacio de Soyeneche. List of letters sent to Spain by viceroy.
Author(s)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Date
04-13-1764
Documentation
N.p. April 13, 1764. 3p. Indice. Copy.
Summary
A list of letters that the viceroy is sending to Spain on the following topics; 1) charge formed against Alonso Rubin de Celis of the presidio of Nuestra Senora del Belen. 2) request by a Jesuit mission for more people to replace those that have died and those that are sick. 3) the actions of the governor of Coahuila province, Jacinto de Varrios. (M. Bowman) (1979)
Persons
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Olivares, Joachin de
Soyeneche, Joseph Ignacio de
Celis, Alonso Ruben de
Bustamante y Tagle, Bernardo Antonio
Mendoza, Matheo Antonio de
Munoz, Manuel
Berrotaran, Joseph (Contador)
Davila de Madrid, Juan
Varrios, Jacinto de
Places
Mexico (Ciudad)
Nuestra Senora del Belen (Presidio)
Nueva Viscaya
Chiguagua
Norte (Rio)
Punta de Este (Misiones)
Conchos (Misiones)
Guejoquilla (Guajoquilla) (Presidio)
Carrizal
Coahaguila
Ethnic Groups
Tepehuanes
Tarahumaras
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-A-02 Pastells Col. Vol. 038, Mexico Vol. 38, pp. 419-421
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Mexico, Leg. 1262(88-6-10)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp., Vol. 38, Mexico Vol. 38, pp. 419-421 pp. 419-421
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005220/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Cruillas
Olivares
Soyeneche
Celis
Bustamante y Tagle
Mendoza
Munoz
Berrotaran
Davila de Madrid
Varrios
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-13-1764
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3592
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Marques de Cruillas virrey de la Nueva Espana al Exmo. Sor. Bailio Frei don Julian de Arriaga. Removal of Gatuno y lemos from his post by the viceroy.

Serial Number
030-00673
Title
Marques de Cruillas virrey de la Nueva Espana al Exmo. Sor. Bailio Frei don Julian de Arriaga. Removal of Gatuno y lemos from his post by the viceroy.
Author(s)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Date
00-00-1761
Date
02-16-1764
Documentation
Mexico. February 16, 1764. 2p. Letter. Copy. Dct 1761.
Summary
The viceroy tells of his decision to remove Joseph Xavier Gatuno from his post as commander of the presidio of Nayarit because of many disturbances and complaints by soldiers of his bad conduct. (M. Bowman) (1979)
Persons
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Arriaga, Julian de
Gatuno, Joseph Xavier
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Places
Mexico (Ciudad)
San Luis Potosi (Ciudad)
Nayarit (Presidio)
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-A-02 Pastells Col. Vol. 038, Mexico Vol. 38, pp. 413-414
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Mexico, Leg., 1261(88-6-09)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp., Vol. 38, Mexico Vol. 38, pp. 413-414 pp. 413-414
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005218/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Cruillas
Arriaga
Gatuno
Revilla Gigedo
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
1761
End Date (repacked)
02-16-1764
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3589
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Varios. Testimonio de varias cartas remetidas de Sinaloa al gobernador Agustin de Vildosola sobre el estado miserable de aquella provincia.

Serial Number
030-00625
Title
Varios. Testimonio de varias cartas remetidas de Sinaloa al gobernador Agustin de Vildosola sobre el estado miserable de aquella provincia.
Date
01-28-1750
Documentation
Mexico. January 28, 1750. 4p. Testimonios. Signed. Copy.
Summary
Citing names of various citizens who have complained of poor military campaign against various Indian groups. (R. Davis) (1978)
Persons
Vildosola, Agustin de (Gobernador)
Rivera, Francisco de
Martis Bernal, Salvador
Gomez Carjena, Joseph
Noriega, Francisco Xavier de
Bohorquez, Nicolas Francisco
Pardo de Navas, Thomas
Places
Sinaloa
San Joseph de Gracia
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Guaimas
Pimas
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-A-07 Pastells Col. Vol. 035, Nueva Espana Vol. 35, pp. 305-308
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0148(67-4-48)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp, Vol. 35, Nueva Espana Vol. 35, pp. 305-308 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 07 V. 35, N.Esp. 35, pp. 305-308
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00005770/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Vildosola
Rivera
Martis Bernal
Gomez Carjena
Noriega
Bohorquez
Pardo de Navas
Beginning Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-28-1750
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3541
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Capitan Bernardo Bernal de Pinadero a su magestad. Letter concerning colonization of California.

Serial Number
030-00200
Title
Capitan Bernardo Bernal de Pinadero a su magestad. Letter concerning colonization of California.
Author(s)
Pinadero, Bernardo Bernal de (Capitan)
Date
12-30-1671
Documentation
Mexico. December 30, 1671. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Documents concerning Bernal de Pinadero's exploration, conquest of Californias. Includes Pinadero's defense of his actions against various lawsuits and impoverished state of his finances. (December 30, 1671). Brief discussions of California geography and mention- not very specific of Indian groups. (T. Sheridan) (1979)
Persons
Pinadero, Bernardo Bernal de (Capitan)
Places
California
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-02-A-09, Pastells Col. Vol. 011, Mexico Vol. 11, pp. 309-313
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0134(67-3-28)
Other Location
Razon y Fe Library, Madrid. Pastells Col. Sevilla, Sec. N. Esp., Vol. 11, Mexico Vol. 11, pp. 309-313 Vol. 11, Mexico Vol. 11, pp. 317-321 MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. Pastells Col. rl. 10 V. 11
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
5071
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Pinadero
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-30-1671
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/3116
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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