Military Rolls (Indian Auxiliaries)

Teodoro de Croix a Juan Bautista Peru. Croix's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs.

Serial Number
300-00134
Title
Teodoro de Croix a Juan Bautista Peru. Croix's 1783 letters to Peru concerning frontier military affairs.
Author(s)
Croix, Teodoro de
Date
01-00-1783
Date
06-00-1783
Documentation
Arispe. Jan.-June, 1783. 15p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Croix's letters to Peru, 1783, concerning frontier military affairs. Notes that Janos presidio killed about 23 Indians, took 3 prisoners among Indians ostensibly seeking peace and warns Peru to beware Indian vengeance. Details proposed campaign against Apache under Vildosola, involving presidial soldiers from Santa Cruz, vecinos from Fronteras, Opatas from Bavispe. Tells Peru to increase production of canones pedreros for use against Apaches. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Croix, Teodoro de (Comandante General)
Neve, Phelipe (Comandante Inspector)
Vildosola, Joseph Antonio (Teniente Coronel)
Vergara, Domingo (Military Leader of Fronteras Vecinos)
Martinez, Francisco (Capitan)
Pachateju (Apache Capitan)
Carrasco, Joseph Manuel (Teniente)
Gil, Nicolas (Capitan de San Buenaventura Presidio)
Peru, Juan Bautista (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Places
Carrizal (Presidio)
Basuchil (Valle)
Chihuahua (Villa)
Santa Cruz (Presidio)
Chiricahui (Chiricahua) (Sierra)
San Simon
Fronteras (Presidio)
Bavispe
Animas (Sierra)
Santo Domingo (Playa)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
Arispe (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Opatas
Apaches
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 004 sec. 04 pp. 001-015
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 004 Sec. 04 pp. 001-015
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4572
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Croix
Neve
Vildosola
Vergara
Martinez
Pachateju
Carrasco
Gil
Peru
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
1783
End Date (repacked)
06-00-1783
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/975
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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Narciso Tapia, et al. (2/11/1777); Muniz' reply (2/14/1777) (copy). Documents concerning encounter with chiricahua Apaches.

Serial Number
300-00112
Title
Narciso Tapia, et al. (2/11/1777); Muniz' reply (2/14/1777) (copy). Documents concerning encounter with chiricahua Apaches.
Author(s)
Tapia, Narciso
Date
02-11-1778
Date
02-14-1778
Documentation
Janos. February 11-14, 1778. 7p. Letter. Original. Signed. Copy.
Summary
Chiricahuas send 2 emissaries to Tapia telling him to come to Sierra del Medio to get Felix Guerra, Spanish soldier held by Chiricahuas. At same time, emissary from Gilenos, Mimbrenos under Nataneju, Pachateju, el Surdo tells Tapia Chiricahuas planning a trap. Tapia assembles 72 soldiers, including militia from El Paso under Miranda, Opatas under general Varela, Marches to el Medio. Chiricahuas ransom guerra for 10 horses, then 300 of them appear to attack Spaniards. Because of ruggedness of territory, Tapia retreats to presidio. Muniz commends Tapia on his caution, tells him Gila Apaches have many Spanish prisoners in mountains. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Tapia, Narciso (Teniente de Janos Presidio)
Miranda, Juan de (Teniente de Milicia del Paso)
Varela, Juan Manuel (General de los Opatas)
Nataneju (Apache Capitan)
Pachateju (Apache Capitan)
Surdo (Apache Capitan, El)
Bojorquez, Juan Thorisio (Spanish Boy, Age 10, Former Apache Captive)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
Medio (Sierra)
El Paso
San Bernardino (Presidio)
Carrizal (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Mimbrenos
Gilenos
Chiricahuis (Chiricahuas)
Opatas
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 003 sec. 01 pp. 245-251
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 003 Sec. 01 pp. 245-251
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4552
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Tapia
Miranda
Varela
Nataneju
Pachateju
Surdo
Bojorquez
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
February
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-11-1778
End Date (repacked)
02-14-1778
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/953
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Hugo O'Conor al Juan Peru. Letter concerning opata auxiliaries.

Serial Number
300-00082
Title
Hugo O'Conor al Juan Peru. Letter concerning opata auxiliaries.
Author(s)
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Date
04-28-1774
Documentation
San Antonio Bucarely. April 28, 1774. 2p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
O'conor instructs Peru to insure 10 Opata auxiliaries rejoin his force, receive proper salaries. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Peru, Juan (Capitan de Janos Presidio)
Places
San Antonio Bucarely (Bucareli) (Presidio)
Janos (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Opatas
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 002 sec. 03 pp. 041-042
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 002 Sec. 03 pp. 041-042
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4514
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
O'conor
Peru
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-28-1774
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/923
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Hugo O'Conor al Juan Peru. Letter requesting opata auxiliares.

Serial Number
300-00072
Title
Hugo O'Conor al Juan Peru. Letter requesting opata auxiliares.
Author(s)
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Date
09-09-1772
Documentation
Chiguagua. September 9, 1772. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Complaining about current Indian auxiliaries, O'Conor orders Peru to send 100 Opata auxiliaries to Chiguagua as soon as possible. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
O'conor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Peru, Juan (Capitan del Janos Presidio)
Places
Chiguagua (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Opatas
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 002 sec. 01 pp. 019-
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 002 Sec. 01 pp. 019
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4500
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
O'conor
Peru
Beginning Date Month
September
Beginning Date (repacked)
09-09-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/913
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
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Augustin de Vildosola al padre Luis Maria Marciano. Two letters concerning Yaqui revolt.

Serial Number
300-00041
Title
Augustin de Vildosola al padre Luis Maria Marciano. Two letters concerning Yaqui revolt.
Author(s)
Vildosola, Augustin de
Date
06-19-1740
Documentation
Tecoripa. June 19-21, 1740. 12p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
2 letters concerning Yaqui revolt, including Vildosola's promise to send Indian auxiliaries- Seris, Opatas or Eudebes- if possible- to fight rebels. States he is unable to send 300 Pima Alta auxiliaries. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Vildosola, Augustin de (Sargento Mayor)
Marciano, Luis Maria (Sj)
Places
Cumuripa (Pueblo)
Cocorit (Pueblo)
Bacum (Pueblo)
Guiribis (Huirivis) (Pueblo)
Tetuachi (Pueblo)
Tecoripa (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
Seris
Pimas Altas
Pimas Bajas
Opatas
Eudeves
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 0902 pp. 345-356
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 0902 pp. 345-356
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4617
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Vildosola
Marciano
Beginning Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-19-1740
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/882
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Manuel Diaz al padre visitador Antonio Martin. Letters concerning arrival of Tarahumara auxiliaries.

Serial Number
300-00035
Title
Manuel Diaz al padre visitador Antonio Martin. Letters concerning arrival of Tarahumara auxiliaries.
Author(s)
Diaz, Manuel
Date
05-11-1740
Date
06-14-1740
Documentation
Alamos, conicari. May 11-June 14, 1740. 3p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Notes imminent arrival of 200 Tarahumara auxiliaries, gobernador's efforts to gather together additional 100 soldiers. Describes effect of revolt in Mayo area. States that although there are 30 soldiers in presidio (Sinaloa?), 70-80 vecinos, still not enough troops to quell rebellion. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Diaz, Manuel (Sj)
Martin, Antonio (Visitador, Sj)
Places
Camoa (Pueblo)
Alamos (Real)
Bacum (Pueblo)
Cocorina (Cocorit) (Pueblo)
Baroyeca
Covirimpo (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Tarahumaras
Yaquis
Mayos
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 0902 pp. 139; 165-167
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 0902 pp. 139; 165-167
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4603
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Diaz
Martin
Beginning Date Month
May
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-11-1740
End Date (repacked)
06-14-1740
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/876
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Padre Miguel Perez Romera al padre visitador Antonio Martin. 2 letters concerning spread of Yaqui revolt to Rio Mayo.

Serial Number
300-00034
Title
Padre Miguel Perez Romera al padre visitador Antonio Martin. 2 letters concerning spread of Yaqui revolt to Rio Mayo.
Author(s)
Perez Romera, Miguel (Padre)
Date
04-28-1740
Date
12-01-1740
Documentation
Navajoa. April 28-December 1, 1740. 7p. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Concerns spread of Yaqui revolt to Rio Mayo. Notes Muni's arrival in Santa Cruz. States Muni ordered all arms, Spanish goods to be confiscated from all Yaqui pueblos except Rahum and Huirivis. Feels personally betrayed by pueblos of Rahum, Huirivis, which he thought were buenos pueblos, especially since governador de Huirivis had sent 80 Indians to help Spaniards, before revolt. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Perez Romera, Miguel (Sj)
Margin, Antonio (Visitador, Sj)
Muni (Yaqui Rebel Leader)
Bernabe (Yaqui Rebel Leader)
Places
Navajoa (Pueblo)
Santa Cruz (Pueblo)
Echojoa (Pueblo)
Mayo (Rio)
Rahum (Pueblo)
Huirivis (Pueblo)
Cocorim (Cocorit) (Pueblo)
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 0902 pp. 195-198; 223-225
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 0902 pp. 195-198; 223-225
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document water damaged
Batch Reference Number
4608
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Perez Romera
Margin
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-28-1740
End Date (repacked)
12-01-1740
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/875
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Gobernador Juan Joseph de Vertiz y Hontanon. Auto de guerra concerning proposed campaign against hostile Indians of eastern Nueva Vizcaya.

Serial Number
300-00027
Title
Gobernador Juan Joseph de Vertiz y Hontanon. Auto de guerra concerning proposed campaign against hostile Indians of eastern Nueva Vizcaya.
Author(s)
Vertiz y Hontanon, Juan Joseph de (Gobernador y Capitan General del Nueva Vizcaya)
Date
07-03-1737
Documentation
San Phelipe. July 3, 1737. Auto. Original. Signed.
Summary
Gobernador Vertiz y Hontanon notes widespread Indian attacks, mentions difficulties campaigning against Indians in their mountainous terrain, purposes creation of compania volante of 30 soldiers -6 from each of Nueva Vizcaya presidios- 10 Indian auxiliaries- 5 from Nasas, 5 from Conchos-to maintain constant pursuit of hostile Indians, provides detailed itinerary of such a campaign. Also mentions anuales mariscadas, perhaps in reference to Indian campaigns. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Vertiz y Hontanon, Juan Joseph de (Gobernador y Capitan General del Nueva Vizcaya)
Places
San Phelipe (Villa)
Pasaje (Presidio)
San Pedro del Gallo (Presidio)
San Miguel del Cerrogordo (Presidio)
Rio de Nasas (Pueblo)
Conchos (Pueblo)
Pelayo (Aguaje)
San Bernardo (Aguaje)
Tinaja (Paraje)
San Blas (Paraje)
Remedios (Paraje)
Canas (Paraje)
San Xavier (Paraje)
Chupaderos (Paraje)
Pardinas (Puerto)
Santiago de Mapimi (Presidio)
Conchos (Presidio)
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Janos folder 001 sec. 01 pp. 069-075
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Janos F. 001 Sec. 01 pp. 069-075
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4487
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Vertiz y Hontanon
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-03-1737
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/868
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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