Correspondence between various officials concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico

Serial Number
041-01597
Title
Correspondence between various officials concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico
Author(s)
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Posada
and others
Date
08-22-1776
Date
04-24-1789
Documentation
Santa Fe/Arispe/Janos/and others. October 20, 1787-April 24, 1789. 48p. Letters, cuenta. Originals, copies, drafts.
Summary
Expediente, accompanied by cover sheets, concerning formation of a Comanche Poblacion, San Carlos de los Yupes, near Napestle to discuss site of new Poblacion; reports of progress in construction and settlement; aid from Spaniards in construction of village; Ugarte's support of Anza's actions and orders to Anza's successor Concha to continue efforts; resentment among Indians and methods of encouraging them to resettle; relations between Comanches and Saguaguanas; continuing hostility between Comanches and Apaches; Comanche participation in military campaigns; avoidance of unnecessary expenditures in Poblacion project; suggestion by Ugarte to establish similar Poblacion for Yutas; discussion of reasons for resettling Indians; conversion of Indians to catholicism; discussion of funding for these projects; ff. 508-510 is a Cuenta, including a table of accounts of costs incurred in the project compiled in response to Posada' request; discussion of abandonment of San Carlos settlement by Comanches after the death of one of Parauanarimuco's women, and superstitions which led to abandonment; impossibility of convincing Comanches to reoccupy site; discussion of funding of project using special funds (See also this volume, ff. 043-070) suggestion from Ugarte to occupy site with Spaniards; includes draft of letter from Florez to Ugarte containing orders to this effect; discussion of Comanches' resistance to reoccupation of site and other difficulties; suggestion from Ugarte that this type of project not be repeated. (W. Copas, June 1988)
Persons
Anza, Juan Bautista de (Governador)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante-General)(Brigadier)
Concha, Fernando de la (Governador)
Parauanarimuco (Teniente-General Comanche)
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan
Troncoso, Vicente (Teniente Miliciano)
Florez, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Posada
Ortiz, Antonio Josse
Ortiz, Juan
Moya, Felipe
Dominguez, Antonio
Rivera, Luis
Levato, Juan Joseph (Alcalde)
Maldonado, Josse
Garcia, Salvador
Montoya, Diego
Croix Caballero de (Comandante-General)
Places
Santa Fe
Yupes, San Carlos de los (Poblacion)
Napestle (Rio)
Taos (Pueblo)
Janos
Aviquiu (Pueblo)
Chama (Rio)
Santo Domingo (Pueblo)
Cochiti (Pueblo)
Chihuahua
Megico
Ethnic Groups
Yupes
Comanches
Saguaguanas
Apaches
Yutas
Comanches Yamparicas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 496-520 exp. 11
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 496-520 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Expediente 10 (ff. 0391-0495) is at beginning of reel. Marginal notes present in some documents.
Reference Number
6500016
Rights
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