Presidios (Construction)

Official correspondence of Oca with viceroy and others

Serial Number
041-00406
Title
Official correspondence of Oca with viceroy and others
Author(s)
Oca, Manuel Antonio de (Comandante)
and others
Date
05-06-1769
Date
03-30-1772
Documentation
El Canon/Austria, San Fernando de (villa)/Saltillo. May 6, 1769 March 30, 1772. 62p. Letters, draft letters. Original. Signed/unsigned.
Summary
Discusses construction of fortifications, defense against Indians, activities of various Indian groups, and specific conflicts with Indians. Detailed Indian fighting tactics and weapons. Draft responses from viceroy intermingled with Oca's letters. Oca discusses presence of soldiers at Bexar presidio that need to be returned to San Fernando Villa. (S. Fiederlein, 4-24-87)
Persons
Oca, Manuel Antonio de (Comandante)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Flores (Theniente)
Salovar
Bigotes
Alonsillo
Cuernitos
Rodrigues Manuel (Gobernador Interino)
Rabago, Phelipe de
Oconor, Hugo (Gobernador)
Ugarte, Jacobo de (Gobernador)
Garza Falcon, Alexo de la
Dominguez, Julian Ignacio
Bucarely y Ursua, Antonio (Fray) (Virrey)
Places
El Canon
Coaguila (Provincia)
Rio Grande (Rio)
Austria, San Fernando de (Villa)
Santa Rosa
Santa Catharina
San Buenabentura
San Saba (Presidio)
Bexar (Presidio)
Mexico (Ciudad)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Bexar, San Antonio de
Saltillo, Santiago de (Villa)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Comanches
Tlascaltecos
Lipanes
Apaches
Mescaleros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 423-453
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 423-453
Language
Spanish
Notes
Ff. 423-425 contains various headings, documents begin on f. 426 letter started on f. 427 continued on f. 430, handwriting difficult to read on ff. 428-9, marginal notes, documents out of order by date, one document incomplete (f. 440b)
Reference Number
2200028
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Oca
Person Last Name
Oca
Croix
Flores
Salovar
Bigotes
Alonsillo
Cuernitos
Rodrigues Manuel
Rabago
Oconor
Ugarte
Garza Falcon
Dominguez
Bucarely y Ursua
Beginning Date Month
May
End Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-06-1769
End Date (repacked)
03-30-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4752
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
General Subjects
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