Letter from Ugarte to virrey concerning military campaigns and pacification of Indians.

Serial Number
041-01814
Title
Letter from Ugarte to virrey concerning military campaigns and pacification of Indians.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo de
Date
10-01-1787
Documentation
Arispe. October 1, 1787. 16p. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Concerns information given to virrey about Provincias Internas and advice from seventeen years experience. Contains results of military operations since took control and accomplishments in areas where Apaches have resumed hostilities. Describes area of most active Indian conflict. Hopes Sonora will have success in pacifying Indians to be like peaceful Texas and Nueva Mexico. says have been some reductions in Coahuila and many deaths and captures in Sonora and Nueva Viscaya. says captured Indian children should be raised as christians. Should be baptised and placed with Spanish families who will care for and educate them. Adult should be sent to Guadalajara. Accompanying relacion includes numbers of Apaches killed and captured and notes on military campaigns and explanations of data. States which Indians have established peace. says there's a constant need to maintain troops and horses. says numbers down during times of heavy rain. Numbers down in Nueva Viscaya due to extensive frontier and mountainous region in which Indians hide. (M. Dannemiller, April 1988)
Persons
Sonora, Marques de
Galvez (Virrey)
Granados, Francisco
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan
Ugalde, Juan de
Croix, Teodoro
Places
Chihuagua
Sonora
Nuevo Mexico
Texas
Coahuila
Alamos
Rio Grande
Cosiguriachi
Sienega
Guadalajara
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Lipanes
Mescaleros
Chiricahuis
Gilenos
Comanches
Yutas
Navajos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 077 ff. 076-084 exp. 3
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 077 ff. 076-084 exp. 3
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
7700003
Rights
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