Military Inspections

Correspondence to and from Ussel y Guimbarda, 1769-1770.

Serial Number
041-02911
Title
Correspondence to and from Ussel y Guimbarda, 1769-1770.
Author(s)
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ygnacio (Gobernador)
Sada y Menaut, Manuel de (Alferez)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
and others
Date
07-07-1762
Date
12-04-1770
Documentation
Nuevo Leon. March 10, 1769 - December 4, 1770. 54p. Letters, librettas. Revista. Signed. Unsigned. Originals. Copies.
Summary
Letters concerning: brief reports of significant monthly military occurrences, mining discoveries; organization of presidios to counter Indian attacks, punish offenders; 'librettas' of officials, 'revista de inspeccion' for 1769, 1770; 'renuncia' of alferez, suffering from poor health; discussion of use of word 'previniendole' with 'subditos,' assault case in which soldier held 'bajo' word, governor explains rationale for action to virrey, begs indulgence for applying word in this manner; subsequent letter that further action delayed because squadron called upon to suppress Indian attacks; transportation of individuals via 'pobladores mercenados'; new mines and veins discovered at Vallecillo, abundance of metals still in old mines. (L. Kerr, November 1988)
Persons
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ygnacio (Gobernador)
Rodriguez, Manuel (Gobernador Interino)
Goicochea, Andres de (Capitan Interino)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Galves, Joseph de (Visitador)
Martiarena, Juan Miguel de (Teniente)
Sada y Menaut, Manuel de (Alferez)
Yansens, Juan Manuel (Soldado)
Garza, Miguel de la
Garza, Josef Miguel de la
Tixerina, Josef Santiago (Alferez)
Fernandez Vallejo, Joaquin (Doctor)
Places
Monterrey
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Coahuila
Aumada, San Augustin de (Presidio)
Vallecillo, San Carlos del (Real)
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Monclova
Military Groups
San Augustin de Ahumada de la Rinconada, Tropa del Presidio de
Nuevo Leon, Compania de Dragones del Presidio del
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 109 ff. 059-086 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 109 ff. 059-086 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some writing light, faded.
Reference Number
10900004
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Ussel y Guimbarda
Sada y Menaut
Croix
Croix
Person Last Name
Ussel y Guimbarda
Rodriguez
Goicochea
Croix
Galves
Martiarena
Sada y Menaut
Yansens
Garza
Garza
Tixerina
Fernandez Vallejo
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-07-1762
End Date (repacked)
12-04-1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7258
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Correspondence to and from Ussel y Guimbarda, 1768.

Serial Number
041-02910
Title
Correspondence to and from Ussel y Guimbarda, 1768.
Author(s)
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ygnacio (Gobernador)
Gomez de Casaro, Miguel
Date
07-01-1762
Date
02-03-1769
Documentation
Nuevo Leon. May 20, 1768 - February 3, 1769. 30p. Letters, librettas, revista. Signed. Unsigned. Originals. Copies.
Summary
Letters concerning: cabo who deserted, where last seen; request that virrey fulfill 'recombencia de pago;' discovery of new mines, including silver and metals, establishment of operational infrastructure, discussion of production level, quantity of minerals remaining in established mines; payment of military salaries 'en dinero,' per decreto; how to manage Indians settled at missions, whether or not land given them is cultivatable; 'librettas,' 'revista de inspeccion' of esquadra de dragones. (L. Kerr, November 1988)
Persons
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Ussel y Guimbarda, Ygnacio (Gobernador)
Cantu, Joseph Francisca
Falembock, Mathes Adolpho
Goycoechea, Andres de (Capitan)
Garza, Juan Joseph Dias de la (Indio)
Garza, Joseph Domingo de la (Indio)
Velasco, Carlos de
Garza, Pedro Joseph de la
Gomez de Casaro, Miguel
Barragan (Padre)
Martiarena, Juan Miguel de (Teniente)
Sada y Menaut, Manuel de (Alferez Interino)
Places
Vallesillo, San Carlos de (Real)
Laredo (Villa)
Nueba Francia
Queretaro
Vallecillo, San Carlos de (Minas)
Haumada de la Rinconada, San Augustin (Presidio)
Monterrey
San Luis Potosi (Cajas)
Serralvo, San Gregorio de (Villa)
Pilon (Valle)
Navarra
Military Groups
America, Segundo Batallon de
San Augustin de la Haumada de la Rinconada, Esquadra de Dragones
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 109 ff. 043-058 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 109 ff. 043-058 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Some margins cut.
Reference Number
10900003
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Ussel y Guimbarda
Gomez de Casaro
Person Last Name
Croix
Ussel y Guimbarda
Cantu
Falembock
Goycoechea
Garza
Garza
Velasco
Garza
Gomez de Casaro
Barragan
Martiarena
Sada y Menaut
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-01-1762
End Date (repacked)
02-03-1769
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7257
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Indian hostilities and change in presidio placement rules.

Serial Number
041-02829
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and virrey concerning Indian hostilities and change in presidio placement rules.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Virrey
Date
09-10-1772
Date
05-18-1773
Documentation
Santa Fee. May 18, 1773 - July 27, 1773. 33p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Correspondence focuses upon change of rules governing positioning of presidios, proposal to establish fort at Robledo, promotion of inspector Oconor to Coronel. Virrey(?) Praises Mendinueta's excellent relations with some surrounding populations. Mendinueta relates Apache/Cumanche hostilities, hardship caused by drought and insect plagues. (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Fray)
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)(Coronel)
Croix, Marques de
Places
Robledo
Santa Fee
Nuebo Mexico
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Senecu (Pueblo)
Valle (Paraje)
Temes (Pueblo)
Cochiti (Pueblo)
Canada (Jurisdiccion)
Pinos (Rio)
Conejos (Rio)
Tesuque (Pueblo)
Picuris (Pueblo)
Taos (Pueblo)
Vizcaya
El Paso
Nueba Vizcaya
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Cumanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 221-236
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 221-236
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order. Folio 225 repeated. Folios misnumbered. Folios 221-222 same text as 227-228.
Reference Number
10300053
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Bucareli y Ursua
Oconor
Croix
Beginning Date Month
September
End Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-10-1772
End Date (repacked)
05-18-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7176
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter to Mendinuta from virrey(?) concerning inspection and fortification of presidios.

Serial Number
041-02825
Title
Letter to Mendinuta from virrey(?) concerning inspection and fortification of presidios.
Author(s)
N.A.
Date
09-10-1772
Documentation
March 5, 1773. 4p. Letter. Original, unsigned.
Summary
Author refers to rules concerning positioning of presidios. Mentions Inspections of Oconor, reports fortification of Robledo, asks for Mendinuta's cooperation in inspection (S. Gibbs, September 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Places
Nuebo Mexico
Santa Fe
Nueva Espana
Nueva Vizcaya (Presidio)
Coahuila (Presidio)
Sonora (Provincia)
Robledo (Destacamento)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 214-216
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 214-216
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300049
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Oconor
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-10-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7172
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over military rolls and service record of Esquibel.

Serial Number
041-02809
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over military rolls and service record of Esquibel.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)(Capitan General)
Croix, Marques de
Date
12-31-1770
Date
01-02-1771
Documentation
Santa Fee. January 2, 1771 - March 30, 1771. 9p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Contains itemized inspection report of presidio Santa Fee for 1770. Military rolls, equipment lists. Service record of Esquibel. (S. Gibbs, August 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)(Capitan General)
Croix, Marques de
Velez Gachupin, Thomas
Esquibel, Francisco (Alferez)
Places
Santa Fee
Nuebo Mexico
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Apaches
Military Groups
Compania de Caballeria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 137-141
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 137-141
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300033
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Velez Gachupin
Esquibel
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-31-1770
End Date (repacked)
01-02-1771
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7156
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over Indian hostilities of 1770.

Serial Number
041-02804
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix over Indian hostilities of 1770.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Date
12-30-1769
Date
06-12-1770
Documentation
Santa Fee. May 31, 1770 - October 28, 1770. 17p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta expresses regret that he has not completed inspection orders from inspection of 1769 because of preoccupation with Cumanche hostilities. Recounts Cumanche murders and kidnappings and Apache thefts over large area. Croix grants Mendinueta some freedom to use his own discretion in dealing with Indians. (S. Gibbs, August 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro
Croix, Marques de
Places
Santa Fee (Villa)
Nuebo Mexico
Taos (Pueblo)
San Juan (Pueblo)
Picuris (Pueblo)
Trampas (Rio)
Abiquiu (Pueblo)
Albuquerque (Jurisdiccion)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Apaches Carlanos
Apaches Faraones
Yutas
Genizaros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 109-117
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 109-117
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300028
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Beginning Date Month
December
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-30-1769
End Date (repacked)
06-12-1770
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7151
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter from Mendinuta to Croix praising Esquibel; contains Esquibel's service record and itemized inspection report of Santa Fee presidio.

Serial Number
041-02803
Title
Letter from Mendinuta to Croix praising Esquibel; contains Esquibel's service record and itemized inspection report of Santa Fee presidio.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)(Capitan General)
Date
12-31-1769
Documentation
Santa Fee. December 31, 1769. 7p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
(S. Gibbs, August 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)(Capitan General)
Croix, Marques de
Esquibel, Francisco (Alferez)
Velez Gachupin, Thomas
Places
Santa Fee
Nuebo Mexico
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Apaches
Military Groups
Compania de Caballeria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 103-106
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 103-106
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10300027
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Esquibel
Velez Gachupin
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-31-1769
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7150
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning military lists of 1769 at Santa Fee.

Serial Number
041-02787
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning military lists of 1769 at Santa Fee.
Author(s)
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Croix, Marques de
Date
01-13-1769
Date
04-27-1769
Documentation
Santa Fee. January 13, 1769 - April 27, 1769. 13p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Contains military rolls from inspection report of presidio of Santa Fee dated December 31, 1768. Military and equipment rosters. Service records of Madrid and Esquibel. Contains request for powder. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Croix, Marques de
Madrid, Thomas
Portillo, Manuel (Gobernador)
Velez Gachupin, Thomas (Gobernador)
Esquibel, Francisco de
Places
Nuebo Mexico (Provincia)
Santa Fee
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Military Groups
Compania de Cavalleria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 044-050
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 044-050
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
10300011
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Person Last Name
Fermin de Mendinueta
Croix
Madrid
Portillo
Velez Gachupin
Esquibel
Beginning Date Month
January
End Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
01-13-1769
End Date (repacked)
04-27-1769
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7134
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letter from Gachupin to virrey Croix concerning need of cooperation between presidios for defense.

Serial Number
041-02784
Title
Letter from Gachupin to virrey Croix concerning need of cooperation between presidios for defense.
Author(s)
Velez Cachupin, Thomas
Date
04-20-1768
Date
04-27-1768
Documentation
Jalapa. April 20, 1768 - April 27, 1768. 12p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Gachupin acknowledges receipt of inspection reports from virrey. Citing Indian hostilities, Gachupin says avoiding Indians will reduce skirmishes. Reports Indians have damaged population, buildings, mines, commerce of presidios. Includes population information. Suggests reinforcement of presidios by Vecino recruitment alone will not improve defense. Advocates interpresidio cooperation against Indians. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons
Velez Cachupin, Thomas
Rubi, Marques de (Mariscal de Campo)
Lafora, Nicolas de (Ingeniero)
Bustamante, Bernal de (Capitan)
Villaberde, Manuel de (Capitan)
Places
Nabajo (Provincia)
Santa Fe
Tanos (Presidio)
Nutrias (Poblacion)
Talpa (Pueblo)
Chiguagua, San Phelipe (Real)
Nuebo Mexico (Provincia)
Gila
Sonora
Vizcaya
Gila (Provincia)
Albuquerque
Acomo (Pueblo)
Laguna (Pueblo)
Guajoguilla
Norte (Rio)
Coaguila (Governacion)
Pasqual
Ligero
Mapimi (Real)
Cerro Gordo
Paso (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
Sierra Blanca
Aguila
Nueba (Hacienda)
Ormigas Encinillas (Hacienda)
Paso (Camino Real)
San Buena Ventura (Presidio)
Santa Maria (Rio)
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Candelaria (Paraje)
Ruiz (Presidio)
Robledo
Muerto (Paraje)
Mimbres (Paraje)
Ojo de Matheo (Paraje)
Carrizal (Paraje)
Durango
Organos (Sierra)
Ethnic Groups
Ceris
Pimas Altos
Apaches Gilenos
Faraones
Natageses
Coaguilenos
Guadrillas
Genizaros
Cumanches
Tutas
Military Groups
Caballada y Cuerpo de Guardia
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 027-033
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 027-033
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 31 repeated
Reference Number
10300008
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Velez Cachupin
Rubi
Lafora
Bustamante
Villaberde
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-20-1768
End Date (repacked)
04-27-1768
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7131
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning activities of Indians in Santa Fee.

Serial Number
041-02777
Title
Letters between Mendinuta and Croix concerning activities of Indians in Santa Fee.
Author(s)
Croix, Marques de
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Date
03-17-1767
Date
12-05-1767
Documentation
Santa Fee. March 17, 1767 - December 5, 1767. 18p. Letter. Original, signed.
Summary
Mendinueta takes office at presidio of Santa Fee after Gachupin. Mentions inspection of cavalry, includes itemized table of cavalry. Series of letters reports various tribes' relations with Spanish. Mentions skirmishes with Apaches, Cumanches, and hunting disputes with Cumanches. Letters from virrey wishing Mendinueta success and acknowledging receipt of Mendinueta's letters. (S. Gibbs, July 1987)
Persons
Croix, Marques de
Fermin de Mendinueta, Pedro (Gobernador)
Velez Gachupin, Thomas
Ruvi, Marques de (Inspector General Mariscal de Campo)
Places
Santa Fee (Presidio)
Nuebo Mexico
Gila (Provincia)
Alburquerque (Jurisdiccion)
Sandia (Sierra)
Norte (Rio)
Ojo Caliente
Galisteo (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Tutas
Nabajos
Carlanas
Gunillas(?)
Natajes
Cumanches
Apaches Gilenos
Military Groups
Compania de Cavalleria
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 103 ff. 002-011
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 103 ff. 002-011
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 7 is probable rough draft for letter on folio 9. May be related to note in similar hand between folios 14 and 15.
Reference Number
10300001
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Croix
Fermin de Mendinueta
Person Last Name
Croix
Fermin de Mendinueta
Velez Gachupin
Ruvi
Beginning Date Month
March
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-17-1767
End Date (repacked)
12-05-1767
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/7124
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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