Letters between Virrey(?), Fayni, and Croix concerning military campaign, Indian hostilities.
Croix, Marques de
Mexico, Nasas, Chiguagua. April 29, 1770 - December 2, 1771. 56p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Virrey(?) Acknowledges receipt of Fayni's letter reporting Indian hostilities; mentions intent to use military force against Indians. Fayni mentions March of troops to Chiguagua; acknowledges receipt of Galvez' promotion to captain, praises Galvez' spirit. Suggests that Galvez gather force to attack Indian settlements. Recounts Galvez' attack on Indian settlement and Indians' subsequent retaliation. Notes practice of cutting off parts of enemies ears as threat. Mentions Galvez' encounter with armed group of muleteers and Pasajeros. Fayni reports Indian and Vecino hostilities, virrey(?) Responds by issuing autos authorizing punishment to deter future crimes; naming Galvez for job. Fayni mentions Opata-Apache war; reports disrepair of firearms; mentions request of Indian Espinosa to fight against Indians; acknowledges receipt of orders concerning Cuellar's prison and Velazquez' commission. Relocation in Spain. (S. Gibbs, October 1987)
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante)
Cruz, Juan de la
Cuellar, Lope de
Croix, Marques de
Galvez, Bernardo de (Capitan)(Comandante de las Fronteras)
Gil, Nicolas (Teniente)
Arriaga, Julian de
Echevest, Juan Joseph de
Aalapa, San Lucas de
Santa Cruz (Hacienda)
San Luis Potosi
San Bartolome (Valle)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 203-231
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 203-231
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