Letter from Ugarte to virrey describing military campaigns and requesting promotion.

Serial Number
041-01819
Title
Letter from Ugarte to virrey describing military campaigns and requesting promotion.
Author(s)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo de
Date
05-08-1788
Date
09-29-1788
Documentation
Chihuahua, Mexico, San Bartolome. September 29, 1788. 40p. Copies.
Summary
Concerns Ugarte's military service history in Europe and Mexico relates his inception, accomplishments, and promotions and a mention of all titles. Asks Flores to review records and compare accomplishments to Ugalde's, says has 10-17 years experience. Regarding information virrey has received, Ugarte says it's his word against Ugalde's. says he has sacrificed all for royal service and should not be diminished now. Claims results with pacification. says Apaches do not convert or be part of Spanish system. Disagrees with tactics used by Ugalde, says inconvenient and inefficient. Contains description of Indian pacification campaigns, warring Indian nations and conditions of provincias in which wars occur. says Seris in Pitic peaceful and dedicated. Due to excellent service record, requests promotion to Mariscal de Campo. (M.dannemiller, April 1988)
Persons
Sarria, Marques de
Croix, Caballero de
Galvez, Conde de
Ugalde, Juan de
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo de
Pignatelly, Francisco
Flores, Manuel Antonio
Places
Coahuila
Guipuzcoa
Sonora
Puebla
Savinas (Rio)
Nueva Viscaya
Nuevo Mexico
Texas
Pitic (Pueblo)
Madrid
Italy
Ethnic Groups
Mescaleros
Apaches
Comanches
Navajos
Gilenos
Seris
Chiricahuis
Military Groups
Espanolas, Regimento de Reales Guardias
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 077 ff. 178-188
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 077 ff. 178-188
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
7700008
Rights
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