Letters from Flores to Ugarte concerning progress of military campaigns.

Serial Number
041-01821
Title
Letters from Flores to Ugarte concerning progress of military campaigns.
Author(s)
Flores, Manuel Antonio
Date
02-04-1789
Documentation
Sonora. February 4, 1789. 32p. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Flores orders Ugarte to force Mescaleros to comply with conditions or face war. Concerns relations with other tribes and progress of various campaigns. Describes financial and political conditions of Mescalero agreement. Ugarte concerned with hostilities in Nueva Vizcaya due to extended frontier and dispersed troops. Ugalde requests relocation of troops to his jurisdiction. Flores asks Ugarte to place Rengel in command Sonoran troops during his absence. Concerns appropriate behavior of soldiers and reminders for proper treatment of peaceful Indians. Flores recognizes difficulties between Ugarte and Ugalde and asks them to cooperate. Gives approval for Gileno surrender providing conditions established. Description campaigns led by Echeagaray. Both men praised and Echeagaray promoted. Flores orders establishment of camp in Gila to reunite troops. Mention of warring tribes in area. Flores agrees that loyal spies essential to success of campaigns, loyalty will be rewarded and untrustworthy Mescaleros will not be conceded peace without complete approval. (M. Dannemiller, may 1988)
Persons
Concha, Fernando de la (Coronel)
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Ugarte y Loyola, Juan
Flores, Manuel Antonio
Ugalde, Juan de
Gonzales, Joseph Maria (Alferez)
Grijalva, Marcial
Marquez, Augustin
Tapia, Varaso
Carrasco, Joseph Manuel
Ugarte, Joaquin
Echeagaray, Manuel de
Bonilla, Antonio
Places
Nuevo Mexico
Mogollon
Gila, Sierras del Rio
San Francisco
Sonora
Bacoachi
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Gilenos
Yutas
Aicarillas?
Comanches
Chiriaquis
Mescaleros
Navajoes
Military Groups
Norte, Companias Presidiales de
San Carlos, Compania Volante de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 077 ff. 255-271 exp. 12
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 077 ff. 255-271 exp. 12
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
7700010
Rights
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