Letters between Virrey(?), Fayni, and Croix concerning military campaign, Indian hostilities.

Serial Number
041-01034
Title
Letters between Virrey(?), Fayni, and Croix concerning military campaign, Indian hostilities.
Author(s)
Virrey(?)
Fayni, Josef
Croix, Marques de
Date
04-25-1770
Date
10-30-1771
Documentation
Mexico, Nasas, Chiguagua. April 29, 1770 - December 2, 1771. 56p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
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)
Persons
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante)
Fayni, Josef
Cumplido, Mateo
Cruz, Juan de la
Feliz, Lucas
Cuellar, Lope de
Croix, Marques de
Galvez, Bernardo de (Capitan)(Comandante de las Fronteras)
Gil, Nicolas (Teniente)
Espinosa, Marian
Velazquez, Juan
Arriaga, Julian de
Echevest, Juan Joseph de
Places
Durango
Encinillas (Hacienda)
Aalapa, San Lucas de
Chiguagua (Villa)
Nasas (Rio)
Sonora
Julimes (Presidio)
Parras
Mapimi
Chiguagua
Santa Cruz (Hacienda)
San Luis Potosi
Guanajuato (Legion)
Parral
Colorado (Rio)
Durango (Rancho)
San Bartolome (Valle)
Javonera (Hacienda)
Goajugilla
Ethnic Groups
Opatas
Apaches
nortes
Cholomes
San Pedrenos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 042 ff. 203-231
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 042 ff. 203-231
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order. Incomplete
Reference Number
4200052
Rights
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