Correspondence between Cuellar and virrey concerning military matters related to planned expedition against Apaches.

Serial Number
041-02476
Title
Correspondence between Cuellar and virrey concerning military matters related to planned expedition against Apaches.
Author(s)
Cuellar, Lope de
Virrey(?)
Date
05-31-1768
Date
11-05-1768
Documentation
Chuguagua. May 31, 1768 to November 5 1768. 40p. Letters.
Summary
Letters mentioning business done in favor of cazique of Suma nation, of expedition against Apaches, and of attacks and thefts committed by Apaches in Chiguagua. Mention of expedition by Cuellar of towns near Chiguagua, of donations from different sources for it, and of auxiliary troops taken by Barrios to meet Cuellar. Discussion of uselessness of presidios due to location, poor discipline of soldiers, and conflict between Cuellar and governor, also discussion of volunteers for expedition. (M. Vasquez, June 1988)
Persons
Cuellar, Lope de
Barrio, Pedro
Velez Cachupin (Virrey)
Bustamante, Bernardo Antonio
Bezerril, Diego
Cuellar, Francisco de
Aguero, Joseph Carlos (Gobernador)
Iarto, Joseph
Munoz, Juan Francisco
Places
Chiguagua
Paso del Norte (Presidio)
Nuevo Mexico
San Lorenzo (Pueblo)
Xanos (Presidio)
Cuajuquilla
Parras
Saltillo
Mapimi
Cuencame
Durango
Veracruz
Ethnic Groups
Sumas
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 098 ff. 277-298
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 098 ff. 277-298
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document on ff. 280-281 out of order. Ff. 295 repeated twice. Incomplete document ff. 298.
Reference Number
9800009
Rights
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