Letters concerning military matters related to expedition directed by Cuellar.

Serial Number
041-02478
Title
Letters concerning military matters related to expedition directed by Cuellar.
Author(s)
Cuellar, Lope de
virrey (?)
Cuellar, Francisco de
Munoz, Manuel
and others
Date
09-18-1768
Date
01-14-1768
Documentation
Chiguagua, Durango, San Bartholome, patos. September 18, 1768 to January 14, 1769. 80p. Letters.
Summary
Correspondence mentioning donations to buy gunpowder and artillery for war against Indians. Order given by Cuellar to his Brother to instruct troops; discussion of death penalty or punishment of baqueta given to Indians; discussion of donations in money and beasts promised by commerce of Durango; acknowledgement of arrival of Cuellar's Brother to Chihuahua and detailed description of desertion of one of his Cavos during trip to Chihuahua; discussion of difficulty at presidio due to lack of payment of salaries to soldiers for several years; description of Indian raids in Chihuahua and urgent campaign against them by Cuellar; mention of promised donations to be given by several haciendas, list of those who have not contributed to expedition, and list of people, places and monetary amounts donated; also various letters giving thanks for donations received. (M. Vasquez, June 1988)
Persons
Cuellar, Lope de
Croix, Marques de
Echeverte, Juan Joseph de
Bezerril, Diego (Teniente)
Martinez, Juan Francisco
Harto, Phelipe
Munoz, Manuel (Capitan)
Gonzales, Luis (Cavo)
Marinelarena, Martin (Alcalde)
Guadiana, Bartolome
Balenzuela, Juan Pedro
Arze, Juan Francisco de
Munfarzyon (?), Pedro
Velasco, Ramon
Ibargosen, Francisco Ignacio
Aguero, Joseph Carlos (Gobernador)
Velasco, Andres
Places
Chiguagua
Parras
Mapimi
Cuencame
Durango
Quaguila
Passo del Rio (Presidio)
Limes (Presidio)
Toluca
Pasaje (Presidio)
Santa Catalina (Hacienda)
Julimes (Presidio)
Alamo, San Pedro del (Condado)
Aguayo, San Miguel de (Marquesado)
Rio Grande
Coahuila
Paspasquiaro, Santiago
Patos (Hacienda)
Santa Barbara (Villa)
San Bartolome (Valle)
San Diego (Rancho)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Gilenos
Chafalotes
Mezcaleros
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 098 ff. 303-343
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 098 ff. 303-343
Language
Spanish
Notes
Related to ff. 277-298. Several folios repeated, others out of order. Appears in indice del ramo as exp. 1.
Reference Number
9800011
Rights
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