Nava's correspondence concerning Grimarest's illness and insubordination; escape of Chiquito capitan.

Serial Number
041-01519
Title
Nava's correspondence concerning Grimarest's illness and insubordination; escape of Chiquito capitan.
Author(s)
Revilla Gigedo (?)
Grimarest, Henrique de
Nava, Pedro de
and others
Date
12-04-1786
Date
09-09-1791
Documentation
Mexico, Arispe, Chihuahua. June 11 - September 8, 1791. 56p. Letters, drafts. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Concerns Medina taking over responsibility of arms shipment for Grimarest because of problems of negligence, contradiction of orders and tertian fever; Grimarest writes letter in defense mentioning his deeds. Discussion of goal of capturing Chiquito capitan who escaped along with his family and other Indians; concerns investigation of escape and interview of guards; describes attempts to follow fugitives; description of escape, death of soldier and men involved; suggests freeing jailed sentinels and need to not trust Chiquito capitan. (L. L. Woodward, July 1988)
Persons
Figueroa, Refugio (Soldado)
Grimarest, Enrique de (Brigadier)
Medina, Roque de (Teniente Coronel) (Ayudante Inspector)
Nava, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Fresierra, Alonso
Merino, Manuel
Rongel, Manuel (Teniente)
Echeagaray, Manuel de (Teniente Coronel)
Gonzales, Jose Maria
Rivera, Francisco (Cavo)
Monijo (?), Cayetano (Soldado)
Portela, Raphael (Cavo)
Luna, Juan Jose (Soldado)
Mendes, Joaquin
Revilla Gigedo
Daguani, Martin (Soldado)
Celis, Manuel (Sargento)
Noriega, Jose Claudio
Navarro, Galindo
Ugarte, Jacobo (Mariscal de Campo)
Places
Sonora
Florida Oriental
Florida Occidental
Arispe
Chihuahua
Bacoachi
Fronteras (Presidio)
Buenavista (Presidio)
Altar
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Chiquitas
Gandules
Chiricahuis
Opatas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 061 ff. 256-283 exp. 12
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 061 ff. 256-283 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Out of order
Reference Number
6100015
Rights
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