Military Organization And Administration

Diego de Borica a Juan Bautista Peru. Borica's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs.

Serial Number
300-00136
Title
Diego de Borica a Juan Bautista Peru. Borica's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs.
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de
Date
07-00-1783
Date
10-00-1783
Documentation
Chihuahua. July-oct., 1783. 34p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Borica's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs, including troop movements, impending presidial Inspections. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Borica, Diego de (Ayudante Inspector)
Neve, Phelipe de (Comandante General)
Martinez, Francisco (Capitan)
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Places
Chihuahua (Villa)
Janos (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
San Eleceario (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Valle, Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 004 sec. 04 pp. 067-100
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 004 Sec. 04 pp. 067-100
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4574
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Borica
Neve
Martinez
Peru
End Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
1783
End Date (repacked)
10-00-1783
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/977
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Juan Bautista Peru. Assorted documents by Peru, 1783, including revistas mensuales of Janos presidio.

Serial Number
300-00133
Title
Juan Bautista Peru. Assorted documents by Peru, 1783, including revistas mensuales of Janos presidio.
Author(s)
Peru, Juan Bautista
Date
00-00-1783
Documentation
Janos. 1783. 67p. Revista. Inventario. Original. Signed.
Summary
Assorted 1783 documents by Peru, including- 1) fragment of instructions to destacamentos engaged in Apache campaign (n.d.); 2) revista de la companias del real presidio de Janos, containing roster and Destino of all members of company, for each month of 1783; 3) inventory of arms, mounts, clothing of Indian members of company stationed in San Buenaventura. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 004 sec. 04 pp. 103-169
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 004 Sec. 04 pp. 103-169
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4575
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Peru
Beginning Date (repacked)
1783
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/974
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Inspector interino de presidios Diego de Borica to various people. Borica's letters concerning presidial affairs.

Serial Number
300-00121
Title
Inspector interino de presidios Diego de Borica to various people. Borica's letters concerning presidial affairs.
Author(s)
Borica, Diego de (Inspector Interino de Presidios)
Date
00-00-1779
Documentation
Chihuahua, El Paso. 1779. 64p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Letters of Diego de Borica concerning presidial affairs, including provision/maintenance of weapons, prohibition against replacing sick soldiers with Paisanos of area, prohibition against la concurrencia a fandangos de la Tropa Por lo que en ellos pierde el decoro de unos oficiales de onor. (pp.135), planting of barley (cebada) around El Paso. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Orozco, Martin (Maestro Armero de los Presidios y Companias Volantes de Nueva Vizcaya)
Villaverde, Alonso (Alferez Havilitado de Janos Presidio)
Rubio, Joseph (Comandante Inspector)
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Tapia, Narciso (Teniente de Janos Presidio)
Borica, Diego de (Inspector Interino de Presidios)
Places
Chihuahua (Villa)
El Paso
Carrizal (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Janos (Presidio)
Nueva Viscaya (Provincia)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 03 pp. 085-149
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 03 pp. 085-149
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4562
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Peru
Orozco
Villaverde
Rubio
Croix
Tapia
Borica
Beginning Date (repacked)
1779
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/962
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Joseph Rubio. Fuerza de tropa de la primera division de la frontera; reflexiones del comandante inspector.

Serial Number
300-00099
Title
Joseph Rubio. Fuerza de tropa de la primera division de la frontera; reflexiones del comandante inspector.
Author(s)
Rubio, Jose (Comandante General)
Date
12-21-1777
Documentation
Chihuahua. December 21, 1777. Original. Signed.
Summary
Rubio's detailed instructions for sustained campaign against various Apache groups. Nueva Vizcaya presidial forces divided into primera and segunda divisiones. Primera division commanded by capitan Peru, included Carrizal, Janos, San Eleceario, San Buenaventura presidios. Segunda division, led by capitan Martinez, consisted of Rio del Norte, San Carlos, Cerrogordo presidios. Each division to campaign against Apaches in their own territory on alternating months while rear guards, other division protected frontier. Pp.25- 28 (may 28, 1777) Rubio's reflections on nature of warfare, what makes a good soldier, vile character of Indian enemies, etc. Includes chart showing number of troops, men at arms at each presidio. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Peru, Juan Bautista (Comandante de Armas de la Primera Division Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Rubio, Jose (Comandante General)
Martinez, Francisco (Comandante de Armas de la Segunda Division, Capitan de San Saba Presidio)
Places
San Phelipe y Santiago de Janos (Presidio)
Gila (Sierra)
Chiricagua (Sierra)
Acha (Sierra)
Animas (Sierra)
Alamo (Sierra)
Sonora (Provincia)
Rio del Norte (Presidio)
San Carlos (Presidio)
Cerrogordo (Presidio)
San Eleceario (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches Gilenos
Mescaleros
Lipanes
Apaches Fatages
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 002 sec. 06 pp. 005-021; 025-028
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 002 Sec. 06 pp. 005-021 025-028
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents upper corners damaged.
Batch Reference Number
4523
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Peru
Rubio
Martinez
Beginning Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
12-21-1777
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/940
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Joseph Rubio al Juan Peru. Antiquos servicios, notorio concepto y aprovada conducta del comandante de las armas.

Serial Number
300-00092
Title
Joseph Rubio al Juan Peru. Antiquos servicios, notorio concepto y aprovada conducta del comandante de las armas.
Author(s)
Rubio, Joseph (Comandante Inspector)
Date
05-12-1777
Documentation
Chihuahua. May 12, 1777. Original. Signed.
Summary
Rubio informs Peru of the duties, responsibilities of comandante de las Armas de la primera division de frontera, which includes Janos, San Buenaventura, Carrizal, San Eleceario presidios, Peru to assume post. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Rubio, Joseph (Comandante Inspector)
Peru, Juan (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
San Eleceario (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 002 sec. 06 pp. 001-003
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 002 Sec. 06 pp. 001-003
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4522
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Rubio
Peru
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-12-1777
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/933
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Hugo O'Conor al Juan Peru. Letters concerning Janos presidio, cuerpo Volante.

Serial Number
300-00084
Title
Hugo O'Conor al Juan Peru. Letters concerning Janos presidio, cuerpo Volante.
Author(s)
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Date
10-25-1774
Documentation
Carrizal. October 25, 1774. 2p.
Summary
O'conor orders presidial forces, partidos del Cuerpo Volante mutually assist each other, and that the extra horses of the Partido de pastured with presidial mounts to provide greater horsepower in case of Indian attack. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Peru, Juan (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Esparza, Antonio Casimiro de
Places
Carrizal (Presidio)
Janos (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 002 sec. 03 pp. 065-066
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 002 Sec. 03 pp. 065-066
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4516
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
O'conor
Peru
Esparza
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-25-1774
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/925
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Pedro Corbalan. Instruction de don Pedro Corbalan sobre el modo de hacer la expedicion de Sonora.

Serial Number
300-00068
Title
Pedro Corbalan. Instruction de don Pedro Corbalan sobre el modo de hacer la expedicion de Sonora.
Author(s)
Corbalan, Pedro
Date
04-22-1766
Documentation
Mexico. April 22, 1766. 20p. Instruccion. Original.
Summary
Concerns proposed expedition to Cerro Prieto to attack Seri, Pima rebels there. Corbalan describes Cerro Prieto, noting its rugged terrain, and many thickets (malezas) impeding movement. States Seris, Pimas live in canyons there. Vividly describes hardships such a military campaign would entail, especially for european soldiers unaccustomed to desert. Indian guerrilla tactics. Notes need for 200 soldiers- 100 dragones, 100 Infanteria, 300 Opata auxiliaries, 200 Yaqui auxiliaries. Opatas called muy fiel, and los mejores Guerreros despues de los Jovas. Yaquis to serve primarily as laborers. Feels 150 soldiers can be secured from six Sonora presidios, especially those of Altar, Buenavista and San Miguel, since Fronteras, Tubac, Terrenate have to guard against Apache. Total expedition to consist of 1050 men- 550 Spaniards (200 infantry, the rest cavalry, including 200 Milicianos), 300 Indian auxiliaries. Soldiers cautioned to treat Indian auxiliaries well. 200 men to be sent in Canoas to Tiburon to cut off rebel retreat, rest of troops to surround, penetrate Cerro Prieto. Discusses procurement of food supplies, other necessities. Describes problem of finding enough ships to bring troops from Matanchel, Acapulco to Guaymas. States pearl boats may be used, but no saber con puntualidad el numero de los sugetos que hacen Este trafico. describes benefits- both material, spiritual, to be gained from Seri, Pima reduccion. Excellent overview of preparations for military campaign. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Corbalan, Pedro
Places
Cerro Prieto
Guaymas (Puerto)
Pitic
California (Golfo)
Opam-Guaymas (Real de Minas)
San Joseph de Guaymas (Mision, Despoblada)
Colorado (Rio)
Matanchel
Guadalajara
Acapulco
Hiaqui (Yaqui) (Rio)
Grande (Rio)
Terrenate (Presidio)
Tubac (Presidio)
Fronteras (Presidio)
Altar (Presidio)
San Miguel de Horcasitas (Presidio)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Tiburon (Isla)
Ostimuri (Provincia)
Sonora (Provincia)
Gila (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Seris
Pimas
Opatas
Jovas
Yaquis
Apaches
Papagos
Moquis
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 1737 pp. 001-020
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 1737 pp. 001-020
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document damaged, illegible in places.
Batch Reference Number
4619
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Corbalan
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-22-1766
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/909
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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Gobernador Pedro de Barrio Junco y Espriella. Junco y Espriells's visita of Bahia presidio, 1749

Serial Number
300-00059
Title
Gobernador Pedro de Barrio Junco y Espriella. Junco y Espriells's visita of Bahia presidio, 1749
Author(s)
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro de (Gobernador)
Date
11-11-1749
Date
11-30-1749
Documentation
Bahia presidio. November 11-30, 1749. 41p. Visita. Transcription.
Summary
Gobernador Junca y Espriella's review of Bahia del Espiritu Santo presidio, including- roster of soldiers; number/ condition of weapons; interrogation of officers, vecinos and soldiers- no complaints against capitan Orobio y Bastherra. Equipment in order, soldiers well-disciplined, relations with coastal Indians (See 201) good. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro de (Gobernador de Nuevo Leon)
Orobio y Bustherra, Joachin de (Capitan de Bahia Presidio)
Estrada, Gregorio de (Teniente de Bahia Presidio)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
Bahia del Espiritu Santo (Presidio) (Also Called Nuestra Senora de Loreto)
Adaes (Presidio)
Coahuila (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Orcosizas
Cocos
Cujanes
Veslacos
First Location
TXU, Tex.hist.ctr. Bexar arch. 2q231 721 rl. 009 pp. 001-041
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Thc-Ba, 2q231 721 rl. 009 pp. 001-041
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4534
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Barrio Junco y Espriella
Orobio y Bustherra
Estrada
Beginning Date Month
November
End Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-11-1749
End Date (repacked)
11-30-1749
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/900
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Junta de guerra de Monterrey. Auto de guerra transferring 20 soldiers from Monterrey to Linares.

Serial Number
300-00025
Title
Junta de guerra de Monterrey. Auto de guerra transferring 20 soldiers from Monterrey to Linares.
Author(s)
Junta de Guerra de Monterrey
Date
08-23-1735
Documentation
Monterrey. August 23, 1735. 2p. Auto. Copy. Transcription.
Summary
In response to Indian attacks near Linares and Valle de Labradores, where 23 were killed, junta de guerra in Monterrey decides to send 20 soldiers de companias milizianas under capitan de guerra Martin de la Pena to area. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Pena, Martin de la (Alcalde Mayor y Capitan de Guerra de Labradores)
Places
Nuestra Senora de Monterrey (Ciudad)
Labradores (Valle)
Linares (Villa)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Sa no. 0029 pp. 001-002
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Sa no. 0029 pp. 001-002
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4539
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Pena
Beginning Date Month
August
Beginning Date (repacked)
08-23-1735
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/866
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Circular on reorganization of the army.

Serial Number
275-04253
Title
Circular on reorganization of the army.
Date
10-09-1820
Documentation
Mexico. October 9, 1820. Circular.
Summary
Request from king through minister of war for reports necessary for the reorganization.
Original Location
SANM, Santa Fe, Span.Arch. 1621-1821, rl. 022 ff. 0667-0668.
Language
Spanish
UAIR Filtering Fields
Beginning Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-09-1820
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/774
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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