Correspondence between various officials concerning Indian relations in Nuevo Mexico
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Santa Fe/Arispe/Janos/and others. October 20, 1787-April 24, 1789. 48p. Letters, cuenta. Originals, copies, drafts.
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)
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)
Ortiz, Antonio Josse
Levato, Juan Joseph (Alcalde)
Croix Caballero de (Comandante-General)
Yupes, San Carlos de los (Poblacion)
Santo Domingo (Pueblo)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 065 ff. 496-520 exp. 11
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 065 ff. 496-520 exp. 1
Expediente 10 (ff. 0391-0495) is at beginning of reel. Marginal notes present in some documents.
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