Military Corruption

Carlos de Franquis Benites de Lugo al Marques de Torreblanca. Report concerning mismanagement and corrupt practices of governing officials in Texas.

Serial Number
300-00216
Title
Carlos de Franquis Benites de Lugo al Marques de Torreblanca. Report concerning mismanagement and corrupt practices of governing officials in Texas.
Author(s)
Franquis Benites de Lugo, Carlos de
Date
08-26-1739
Documentation
Mexico (Ciudad). August 26, 1739. 28p. Letter. Copy. Dct March 1734-March 1739.
Summary
States that governor did not send clothes, food or soap to soldiers stationed in Texas and that he did not pay them. Also mentions that the French are established in Texas and that Spanish officials trade with them. (R. Graham) (1979)
Persons
Torreblanca, Marques de
Franquis Benites de Lugo, Carlos de
Gomendio, Domingo de
Sandenis, Luis de (Louis de St. Denis)
Cipriano, Ignacio (Padre)
Vallejo, Francisco (Padre)
Gonzales, Joseph (Theniente)
Sierra, Pedro de
Ximenez Caro, Francisco
Oliban, Juan de
Conquista, Duque de la
Briceno, Juan
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Alarcon, Francisco de
Vedoya, Pedro de
Bienville (Sieur de Bienville)
Places
Mexico (Ciudad)
Adayz (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Orleans
Nachitoos (Presidio)
Coahuila
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
First Location
AZU Film 4615 rl. 008 fr. 0619-0633
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, rl. 008 fr. 0619-0633
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
6454
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Torreblanca
Franquis Benites de Lugo
Gomendio
Sandenis
Cipriano
Vallejo
Gonzales
Sierra
Ximenez Caro
Oliban
Conquista
Briceno
Sandoval
Alarcon
Vedoya
Beginning Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-26-1739
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/1057
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Juan Bautista Peru. Contestacion a los cargos que el senor capitan don Diego Borica apunta resultarse de la revista de inspeccion.

Serial Number
300-00119
Title
Juan Bautista Peru. Contestacion a los cargos que el senor capitan don Diego Borica apunta resultarse de la revista de inspeccion.
Author(s)
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Date
10-18-1778
Documentation
Janos. October 18, 1778.
Summary
Peru's reply to Borica's charges against him. Denies any wrongdoing. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Borica, Diego de (Capitan)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 01 pp. 088-092
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 01 pp. 088-092
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4528
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Peru
Borica
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-18-1778
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/960
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Diego de Borica al Juan Peru. Letters from Borica to Peru, including Borica's investigation of Peru.

Serial Number
300-00114
Title
Diego de Borica al Juan Peru. Letters from Borica to Peru, including Borica's investigation of Peru.
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Capitan)
Date
06-01-1778
Date
11-21-1778
Documentation
Janos and other places. July 1,-November 21, 1778. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Series of letters from Borica to Peru concerning frontier matters, including Borica's investigation of Peru. Borica discovers that -1) Peru's troops are rarely revied; 2) target practice is held infrequently, so Janos soldiers shoot poorly in battle; 3) during 3 years Peru responsible for supplying his troops, he overcharged soldiers 600 pesos, including selling beef he purchased for 12 reales at 15 reales or more. Formal charges, based on testimony of sargento, Tres Cavos, y Cinco soldados of Janos delineated pp.83-86. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Borica, Diego de (Capitan)
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Gobernador del Nuevo Mexico)
Gil, Nicolas (Capitan)
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Villaverde, Alonso (Alferez Havilitado)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
San Eleceario (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 01 pp. 021-086; 105-135
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 01 pp. 021-086 105-135
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4527
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Borica
Peru
Anza
Gil
Croix
Villaverde
Beginning Date Month
June
End Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-01-1778
End Date (repacked)
11-21-1778
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/955
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Order on insubordination by soldiers, use of petitions by persons in subordinate position.

Serial Number
275-04236
Title
Order on insubordination by soldiers, use of petitions by persons in subordinate position.
Date
09-06-1816
Documentation
Mexico. September 6, 1816.
Summary
F.j.
First Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 022 fr. 0628-0632.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 022 ff. 0628-0632.
Language
Spanish
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-06-1816
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/757
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Bando on indulgence to soldiers and officers under arrest.

Serial Number
275-04234
Title
Bando on indulgence to soldiers and officers under arrest.
Date
05-30-1815
Documentation
Mexico. May 4, 1816. Bando.
Summary
F.j.
First Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 022 fr. 0626.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 022 ff. 0626.
Language
Spanish
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-30-1815
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/755
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Pedro de Nava. Letter to governor of New Mexico transmitting royal decree prohibiting illegal sales of discharge papers to soldiers and establishing an eight year sentence in presidio and loss of rank for offenders.

Serial Number
275-02218
Title
Pedro de Nava. Letter to governor of New Mexico transmitting royal decree prohibiting illegal sales of discharge papers to soldiers and establishing an eight year sentence in presidio and loss of rank for offenders.
Author(s)
Nava, Pedro de
Date
08-23-1802
Documentation
Chihuahua. 23 August 1802. 2p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
(R. Davis) (1981)
Persons
Nava, Pedro de
Renteria, Juan Ibanez de la
Places
Chihuahua
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 14 fr. 1012-1013
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 014 ff. 1012-1013
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1619.
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Nava
Renteria
Beginning Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-23-1802
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/9935
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Juan Ibanez de la Renteria-to-Pedro de Nava (comandante-general) . Communication of royal order. Re: punishments for bribe-taking.

Serial Number
275-02205
Title
Juan Ibanez de la Renteria-to-Pedro de Nava (comandante-general) . Communication of royal order. Re: punishments for bribe-taking.
Author(s)
Ibanez de la Renteria, Juan
Date
04-28-1802
Documentation
Madrid. 28 April 1802. 2p. Informe. Copy.
Summary
Communication of royal order setting forth punishments for (commandantes de bandera who give leave to recruits for a monetary bribe. Also sets forth proceedures for proof of crime. Copied in Chihuahua on 29 August 1802. (R. Saba) (1981)
Persons
Ibanez de la Renteria, Juan
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante- General)
Trujillo, Francisco Xavier
Places
Madrid
Chihuahua
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 14 fr. 0968-0969
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 014 ff. 0968-0969
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1620. But not listed in twitchell.
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ibanez de la Renteria
Nava
Trujillo
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-28-1802
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/9922
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Fernando Chacon (?)-to-Pedro de Nava. Receipt of royal order-re: sentenceof subteniente in Spain.

Serial Number
275-02053
Title
Fernando Chacon (?)-to-Pedro de Nava. Receipt of royal order-re: sentenceof subteniente in Spain.
Author(s)
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)(?)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante)
Ginestierre, Juan de (Sub Teniente)
Date
05-28-1800
Date
08-27-1800
Documentation
El Paso. 27 August 1800. 1p. Letter. Original. Draft. Dct 28 may-27 August 1800.
Summary
(Paul P Saba) (1981)
Persons
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)(?)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante)
Ginestierre, Juan de (Sub Teniente)
Places
El Paso
Frayle (Puesto de la Punto)(Espana)
Algeciras (Espana)
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 14 fr. 586
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 014 ff. 0586
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1499.
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Chacon
Nava
Ginestierre
Person Last Name
Chacon
Nava
Ginestierre
Beginning Date Month
May
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-28-1800
End Date (repacked)
08-27-1800
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/9770
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Fernando Chacon (?)-to-Pedro de Nava (comandante). Receipt of royal order on penalties for those who surrender garrison of San Sebastian.

Serial Number
275-02029
Title
Fernando Chacon (?)-to-Pedro de Nava (comandante). Receipt of royal order on penalties for those who surrender garrison of San Sebastian.
Author(s)
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante- General)
Date
12-26-1799
Date
08-28-1800
Documentation
El Paso. 28 August 1800. 1p. Original. Draft. Dct 26 December 1799-28 August 1800.
Summary
(Raul P Saba F) (1981)
Persons
Chacon, Fernando 0gobernador)(?)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante-General)
Places
El Paso
San Sebastian (Plaza)(Espana)
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 14 fr. 598
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 014 ff. 0598
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1501a. Refers to Vol. II, no. 1488.
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Chacon
Nava
Person Last Name
Chacon
Nava
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-26-1799
End Date (repacked)
08-28-1800
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/9746
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Pedro de Nava (comandante)-to-Fernando Chacon (gobernador). Communication of royal order re: punishments for 2 Spanish officers.

Serial Number
275-02008
Title
Pedro de Nava (comandante)-to-Fernando Chacon (gobernador). Communication of royal order re: punishments for 2 Spanish officers.
Author(s)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante-General)
Date
09-21-1799
Date
06-07-1802
Documentation
Chihuagua. 7 June 1802. 3p. Letter. Original. Signed. Copy. Dct 21 September 1799-7 June 1802. Punishment of 2 military officers for acts of corruption & insubordination. (R. Saba) (1981)
Persons
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante-General)
Chacon, Fernando (Gobernador)
Caballero, Joseph Antonio (Secretario de Guerra)
Robles, Nicolas de (Teniente Coronel)
Rodas, Agustin de (1er Subteniente)
Places
Chihuagua
Extremadura (Espana)
First Location
AZU Film 2182 rl. 14 fr. 0979-0981
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 014 ff. 0979-0981
Notes
Twitchell Vol. II, no. 1605.
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Nava
Chacon
Caballero
Robles
Rodas
Beginning Date Month
September
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-21-1799
End Date (repacked)
06-07-1802
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/9725
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