Military Corruption

Gobernador Augustin de Vildosola al padre provincial Christoval de Escobar y Llamas. Two letters concerning Sonoran affairs.

Serial Number
060-00406
Title
Gobernador Augustin de Vildosola al padre provincial Christoval de Escobar y Llamas. Two letters concerning Sonoran affairs.
Author(s)
Vildosola, Augustin de (Gobernador)
Date
02-00-1745
Date
08-00-1745
Documentation
Pitic. February-August, 1745. 18p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Assures Escobar of his love, support of Jesuits and notes need for new missionaries. Mentions Apache menace and the bad conduct of various military capitans who served under Huidobro, especially Bustamante (2/5/1745). Discusses mission affairs and affirms support of missionaries (8/29/ 1745). (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Balthassar (Balthazar), Juan Atnonio (Visitador) (S.J.)
Alvares, Lucas Luis (S.J.)
Ussaraga, Joseph de (Alferez Miliciano)
Huidobro, Manuel Bernal de
Vildosola, Augustin de (Gobernador)
Escobar y Llamas, Christoval de (Provincial) (S.J.)
Bustamante, Francisco (Capitan)
Ansaldo, Matheo de (Rector) (S.J.)
Arriola, Augustin de (S.J.)
Segesser, Phelipe (S.J.)
Places
Sonora
Pimeria Alta
Pitic, San Pedro de la Conquista de (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Zeris (Seris)
Pimas Bajas
Apaches
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0278 no. 021
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004831/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Balthassar
Alvares
Ussaraga
Huidobro
Vildosola
Escobar y Llamas
Bustamante
Ansaldo
Arriola
Segesser
End Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
1745
End Date (repacked)
08-00-1745
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13524
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Padre Luis Xavier Velarde al padre Joseph Maria Genovese. Acerca de las operaciones del capitan don Gregorio Albarez.

Serial Number
060-00222
Title
Padre Luis Xavier Velarde al padre Joseph Maria Genovese. Acerca de las operaciones del capitan don Gregorio Albarez.
Author(s)
Velarde, Luis Xavier
Date
05-09-1722
Documentation
Nuestra Senora de los Dolores. May 9, 1722. 6p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
A well-documented list of complaints against el capitan Don Gregorio. Includes- instances of harassing priests; 3 incidents of harassment of Pimas by presidio soldiers; the capitan augments his fortune in commerce and mining through the use of military personnel to the detriment of the functioning of the presidio. Gives number of killings for 8 years of- Pimas killed by Apaches (130); Apaches killed by Pimas (30-35); and Apaches killed by soldiers (15). (R. Perez) (1976)
Persons
Velarde, Luis Xavier (Padre)
Genovese, Joseph Maria (Padre)
Albarez, Gregorio (Capitan)
Kino, Eusebio Francisco (Padre)
Saeta, Francisco Xavier (Padre)
Escalante, Juan Baptista (Teniente)
Bezerra, Antonio (Capitan)
Santa Cruz, Manuel San Juan de (Gobernador)
Alday, Martin de (Gobernador)
Garcia, Juan Lorenzo
Picado, Domingo (Sargento Mayor)
Places
Nuestra Senora de los Dolores (Mision)
Tubutama (Mision)
Caboraca (Mision)
Sonora
Pimeria
Jamaica
Basochuca
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Pimas
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-C-05
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0278 no. 038
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. no. 010465
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3332
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Velarde
Genovese
Albarez
Kino
Saeta
Escalante
Bezerra
Santa Cruz
Alday
Garcia
Picado
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-09-1722
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13340
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Juan Matheo Manje al padre Joseph Maria Genovese. El miserable estado de esta provincia por culpa de don Gregorio.

Serial Number
060-00219
Title
Juan Matheo Manje al padre Joseph Maria Genovese. El miserable estado de esta provincia por culpa de don Gregorio.
Author(s)
Manje, Juan Matheo
Date
03-13-1722
Documentation
Bacanuche. March 13, 1722. 3p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Blames the lack of control of raiding Apaches on the corruption of the military. Gives example of treatment of an Indian who lodged a complaint. (R. Perez) (1976)
Persons
Manje, Juan Matheo
Genovese, Joseph Maria (Padre)
Bezcara, Antonio (Virrey)
Abarez Tunon, Gregorio (Capitan)
Places
Bacanuche (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-C-05
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0278 no. 037
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. no. 010465
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3331
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Manje
Genovese
Bezcara
Abarez Tunon
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-13-1722
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13337
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Gobernador de Nueva Vizcaya al rey. Letter concerning political, military affairs in Sonora, and other related documents.

Serial Number
060-00206
Title
Gobernador de Nueva Vizcaya al rey. Letter concerning political, military affairs in Sonora, and other related documents.
Date
02-22-1720
Documentation
Sonora. February 22, 1720. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Concerns controversy over position of justicia mayor and the sad state of Sonora province in general. Following incomplete document criticizes Tunon y Quiroz for inaction. (T. Sheridan) (1978)
Persons
Zevallos, Raphael Pacheco (Justicia Mayor)
Anssa (Anza), Juan Baptista de
Stimulo, Gregorio (Capitan)
Becerra, Antonio (General)
Rivera, Joachin de (Justicia Real)
Alvarez Tunon y Quiros, Gregorio (Capitan de Compania Volante)
Places
Aconchi (Pueblo)
Arispe
Sonora (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Pimas
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. 03-C-06
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0278 no. 011
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. Jesuitica. 10464
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
00004807/JHI
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Zevallos
Anssa
Stimulo
Becerra
Rivera
Alvarez Tunon y Quiros
Beginning Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-22-1720
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13324
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Padre Rector Pedro de Maya al virrey. Para el remedio de los desordenes del presidio de Sinaloa .

Serial Number
060-00070
Title
Padre Rector Pedro de Maya al virrey. Para el remedio de los desordenes del presidio de Sinaloa .
Author(s)
Maya, Pedro de (Padre Rector)
Date
01-25-1671
Documentation
Colegio de Sinaloa. January 25, 1671. 4p. Informe. Original. Signed.
Summary
A plea for the viceroy to send a visitador to the presidio of Sinaloa to verify the following charges- 1) that inadequate protection is being provided; 2) that the captain is engaged in illegal economic activity by commandeering maiz from the Indians and selling it at the mines; 3) that he then forces Indians to grow maiz to supply his troops; and 4) that this has resulted in many Indians fleeing to the mountains in order to survive. Each charge documented with specific examples. (R. Perez) (1977)
Persons
Mayo, Pedro de (Padre Rector)
Ramirez de Castro, Matheo
Places
Sinaloa (Colegio de)
Sinaloa (Presidio de)
Montesclaros (Presidio)
Guadiana
Macori
Sivirihoa
First Location
AZTM. Jesuit Hist. Inst. Amer. Div., Tucson. Mf. J-03-C-02
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0972 no. 001
Other Location
MOSU. Mf. no. 010468
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
3362
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Mayo
Ramirez de Castro
Beginning Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-25-1671
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13188
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Informe sobre abusos de un capitan militar.

Serial Number
060-00017
Title
Informe sobre abusos de un capitan militar.
Date
None Given
Documentation
Dolores. N.d. 6pp. Informe. Original.
Summary
A long exposition of charges against a captain of a mining area in the north (apparently near Dolores) and how he abuses all citizens in the area. Spanish, Indian, religious alike as well as his own soldiers. Warns of Indian uprising and other dire happenings if something isn't done. (D. Deeds) (1976)
Persons
Amarillas (Marques de)
Thadeo (Padre)
Salcido (Teniente)
Prado, Francisco
Mendez, Luis
Places
Dolores
First Location
Arch. Hist. Hacienda, Mexico. Temp. Leg. 0304 no. 004
Original Location
AHH, Mexico, Temporalidades, Leg. 0304 no. 004
Language
Spanish
Notes
Undated, unsigned but apparently during admin . Of viceroy Amarillas.
Batch Reference Number
3007
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Amarillas
Thadeo
Salcido
Prado
Mendez
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/13135
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King sends orders to maintain the garrisons in presidios of islas de Barlovento.

Serial Number
041-05535
Title
King sends orders to maintain the garrisons in presidios of islas de Barlovento.
Author(s)
Rey
Sandobal y Lojas, Fernando Angusta
Date
12-11-1697
Date
07-12-1701
Documentation
Madrid, Mexico. December 11, 1697- July 12, 1701 9p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Orders from king in Madrid and receipt in Mexico regarding need for complete garrisons at the presidios and Plazas in the Islas de Barlovento; full number of troops and to avoid fraud in carrying out orders. (L. L. Woodward, August 1989)
Persons
Paz de Moran, Joseph de
Sarmiento de Valladares, Joseph
Fierraltta, Martin de
Bocomo, Jorge
Callexa, Antonio de
Places
Barlovento (Islas)
Havana
Cuba
Madrid
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 249 ff. 019-023 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 249 ff. 019-023 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
24900003
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Rey
Sandobal y Lojas
Sandobal y Lojas
Person Last Name
Paz de Moran
Sarmiento de Valladares
Fierraltta
Bocomo
Callexa
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-11-1697
End Date (repacked)
07-12-1701
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12770
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Concerning Tueros' business, salary, gambling operation.

Serial Number
041-05470
Title
Concerning Tueros' business, salary, gambling operation.
Author(s)
Tueros, Pedro
Ocanalan, Francisco de
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
and others
Date
11-29-1772
Date
12-18-1773
Documentation
Cieneguilla. November 29, 1772 to December 18, 1773. 76p. Letters, informes. Signed.
Summary
Tueros asks permission to travel to capital to restore health, finish la reduccion de las reales. Complains that his salary of 40 pesos/month is insufficient, he loses it all gambling. Some documents concerning his wages, salaries of companias Voluntarias. Inquiry into Tueros' involvement in gambling operation. List of charges made against Tueros includes using treasury funds to create gambling establishment in his own house; corrupting people of breeding (states la gente bulgar y pleveya son naturalmente inclinada a estos exercicios F.147), causing mine operators, merchants to lose their fortunes; making 500 pesos/year just in gambling profits. (A. Dean, August 1989)
Persons
Tueros, Pedro (Teniente)
Corbalan, Pedro (Intendente)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria de (Virrey)
Croix, Marques de
Hilosa, Francisco
Tienda de Cuervo, Joseph (Gobernador)
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Sastre, Matheo (Gobernador)
Felis, Luis
Ocanelan, Francisco de
Melchor de Peramas
Heros, Josef de
Larralde, Juan Martin de
Bergana, Domingo
Henriques de Castro, Antonio
Maitorena, Felipe
Yribarren, Ramon de
Places
Sonora
Cieneguilla, San Ildephonso de la (Real)
Cathaluna
Montana
Los Alamos
Orcasitas, San Miguel de (Presidio)
Ostimuri
Guadalajara
Pitic (Presidio)
Pimeria Alta
Military Groups
Cathaluna, Compania de Voluntarios de
Montana, Fusileros de
Mexico, Regimiento de Infanteria Provincial de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 245 Part II, ff. 133-170
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 245 Part II, ff. 133-1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios misnumbered after 150 (reads 250), out of order, not chronological; part of some pages lost in gutter, ff. 143, 159, 160 duplicated.
Reference Number
24500018
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Tueros
Ocanalan
Corbalan
Corbalan
Person Last Name
Tueros
Corbalan
Bucareli y Ursua
Croix
Hilosa
Tienda de Cuervo
Cruillas
Sastre
Felis
Ocanelan
Melchor de Peramas
Heros
Larralde
Bergana
Henriques de Castro
Maitorena
Yribarren
Beginning Date Month
November
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-29-1772
End Date (repacked)
12-18-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12705
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Documents concerning Sambrano in charge of counter-revolution against Hidalgo and insurgentes.

Serial Number
041-05407
Title
Documents concerning Sambrano in charge of counter-revolution against Hidalgo and insurgentes.
Author(s)
Arredondo, Joaquin de
Martinez, Juan Maria
Lemus, Pedro
and others
Date
12-17-1814
Date
05-31-1816
Documentation
Monterrey, Bexar, others. December 17, 1814 to May 31, 1816. 54p. Letters. Copies, signed, unsigned.
Summary
Ff.72-81 are letters by Arredondo, others complaining of mistreatment of troops by higher officials, withholding pay, rations. Ff.82-98 concern official reaction to revolutionaries led by Hidalgo, Allerde. Mentions group of bandits composed of Gutierrez, Spanish emigrants to U.s., some English-americans, supporters of revolution as main threat to security. Copies of letters organizing counter-revolution, appointing Sambrano as presidente de la junta de la contrarevolucion. Mentions Saltillo as hotbed of unrest. (A. Dean, November 1989)
Persons
Arredondo, Joaquin de
Calleja, Felix Maria (Virrey)
Martinez, Juan Maria
Corral, Francisco del
Crespo, Antonio
Lemus, Pedro
Zarate, Antonio Maria de
Elomas, Antonio
Sambrano, Juan Manuel (Teniente Coronel)
Hidalgo (Revolucionario)
Casas, Juan Baptista (Capitan de Milicias)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante General)
Venegas, Francisco Xavier (Virrey)
Allerde (Revolucionario)
Herrera, Simon de (Coronel)(Gobernador)
Salcedo, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Monteros, Bernardino (Comandante)
Royuela, Manuel
Besamendi, Juan (Teniente)
Marin de Porras, Primo Feliciano
Diaz de Mendivil, Jose
Campo, Pedro Simon del
Garza, Jose Antonio de la (Alcalde)
Gutierrez, Cabecilla (Insurgente)
Saucedo, Jose Antonio
Flores, Eugenio
Flores Alatorre, Juan Jose (Juez)
Montes de Oca, Ignacio Josef
Bravo de ?, Manuel
Blancas, Miguel
Caballero, Felipe
Diaz, Juan Mariano
Choya, Josse Maria
Burillo, Jose
Places
Veracruz
Monterrey
Bexar
Nuevo Leon
Texas
San Antonio de Bexar
Coahuila
Nuevo Santander
Nacogdoches (Pueblo)
Medino (Rio)
Provincias Internas (Presidio)
Luisiana
Chihuahua
Natchitoches
San Fernando de Bejar
Monclova
Saltillo
Nueva Orleans
Guadalaxara
Ethnic Groups
Anglo-Americanos
Criollos
Military Groups
Veracruz, Reximiente Fixo de
Veracruz, Primer Batallon del Reximiento Infanteria de
Milicias Provinciales de Caballeria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 244 Part I, ff. 072-098
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 244 Part I, ff. 072-09
Language
Spanish
Notes
Signature lost in gutter, pages out of order.
Reference Number
24400006
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Arredondo
Martinez
Lemus
Lemus
Person Last Name
Arredondo
Calleja
Martinez
Corral
Crespo
Lemus
Zarate
Elomas
Sambrano
Hidalgo
Casas
Salcedo
Venegas
Allerde
Herrera
Salcedo
Monteros
Royuela
Besamendi
Marin de Porras
Diaz de Mendivil
Campo
Garza
Gutierrez
Saucedo
Flores
Flores Alatorre
Montes de Oca
Bravo de
Blancas
Caballero
Diaz
Choya
Burillo
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-17-1814
End Date (repacked)
05-31-1816
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12641
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Correspondence between governor Sandoval and viceroy Acuna concerning military desobedience and rebellion.

Serial Number
041-05221
Title
Correspondence between governor Sandoval and viceroy Acuna concerning military desobedience and rebellion.
Author(s)
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Date
12-06-1735
Date
09-29-1736
Documentation
Vejar, San Antonio de (presidio). December 6, 1735. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Correspondence between governor Sandoval an viceroy about difficulties of Sandoval being respected and obeyed by officers of presidio de San Antonio principally its captain Urrutia who wrote letters against governor accusing him of corruption, lewd behavior and incompetence, forcing settlers of area not to obey governor also. Desertion of eight soldiers who did not obey orders of governor to escort new governor of province, such deserters expressed were following orders of Urrutia not to obey orders from governor. Governor confronted Urrutia in front of witnesses making him relent and issue orders of capture against such soldiers. (A. Dell'acqua, January 1988)
Persons
Sandoval, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Bustillos y Zevallos, Juan Antonio(Gobernador)
Urrutia, Jose de (Capitan)
Curbelo, Juan
Angulo, Juan
Cortinas, Juan (Cabo de Escuadra)
Nunez, Miguel (Fray)
Lopez, Alberto (Fray)
Benites Franquis de Lugo, Carlos (Gobernador)
Hernandez, Joseph (Teniente)
Ecay, Joseph Antonio de (Capitan)
Perez, Matheo (Teniente)
Galban, Juan (Sub- Teniente)
Delgado, Juan (Alcalde Ordinario)
Acuna, Juan de (Marquez de Casa Fuerte)(Virrey)
Vizarron y Eguiarreta, Juan Antonio (Arzobispo)(Virrey)
Places
Vejar, San Antonio del (Presidio)
Coaguyla (Provincia)
San Fernando (Villa)
Adays (Presidio)
Nachitoos (Villa)
Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
Texas y Reyno de las Nuevas Philipinas (Provincia)
Guadalupe, Nuestra Senora de (Colegio Eclesiastico)
San Joseph (Mision)
Frio (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Pampopas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 236 ff. 064-074
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 236 ff. 064-074
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
23600009
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Sandoval
Bustillos y Zevallos
Urrutia
Curbelo
Angulo
Cortinas
Nunez
Lopez
Benites Franquis de Lugo
Hernandez
Ecay
Perez
Galban
Delgado
Acuna
Vizarron y Eguiarreta
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-06-1735
End Date (repacked)
09-29-1736
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/12455
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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