Correspondence concerning Cuellar's military expedition against Indians, also conflict between Barrios and Cuellar.

Serial Number
041-02487
Title
Correspondence concerning Cuellar's military expedition against Indians, also conflict between Barrios and Cuellar.
Author(s)
Cuellar, Lope de
Virrey (?)
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro del
Date
09-08-1769
Date
12-02-1769
Documentation
Passo del rio del norte, carrizal, Janos. September 8, 1769 to December 2, 1769. 56p. Letters. Copies.
Summary
Correspondence informing virrey of Cuellar's expedition and his success in killing large number of Chafalotes; mention of two alternatives proposed by Cuellar that will facilitate war against Indians; description of success of captain of San Buenaventura in killing of Indians at frontier of Chihuahua. Letter by captain describing in detail the slaughter. Conflict between Barrios and Cuellar, Cuellar informs of state of his troops and asks his representative Barrios for 100 men; Barrios decides not to send men and gives wrong information about his troops-copies of correspondence between Cuellar and Barrios. Later on Barrios decides to help, gives contradictory report of his troops and meets Cuellar to fight against Indians. Discussion of peace with Indians. (M. Vasquez, July 1988)
Persons
Cuellar, Lope de (Comandante)
Croix, Marques de
Tunon, Pedro
Gomez de la Torre, Manuel
Elizasla (?), Francisco Joseph
Velez Capuchin, Thomas (Gobernador)
Barrio Junco y Espriella, Pedro del (Capitan)
Masalteco, Marcos El
Galbez, Bernardo de (Capitan)
Places
Chiguagua
Vizcaya (Provincia)
Janos (Presidio)
Sonora
Passo del Rio del Norte (Presidio)
Coaguyla
San Buena Ventura
Hacha (Sierra)
Animas (Sierra)
Chiricagui (Sierras)
Alamo Gueco (Sierra)
Hierro, Coleto de (Rancheria)
Corral de Piedra
Capulin (Sierra)
Carrizal
Encinillas (Hacienda)
Zerrogordo (Presidio)
Mimbres (Sierra)
Jiloa Rochela, Canada de (Presidio)
Nuevo Mexico
San Bartholome (Valle)
Capolres
Sarapes
Guaxes
Borica
Rancheria, Campo de la
Soledad
Horganos
Socorro (Pueblo)
Hueco (Cerro)
San Agustin
Isleta (Pueblo)
Barranco, Campo del
Oaxuquilla
Guadalupe
Guaxuquilla
Ethnic Groups
Chafalotes
Jilenos
Seris
Pimas
Opatas
Sumas
Nataxes
Carlanes
Mescaleros
Apaches
Tiguaos
Pirios
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 098 ff. 552-580 exp. 4
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 098 ff. 552-580 exp. 4
Language
Spanish
Notes
Document on ff. 552-554, 555-557,558-561 out of order. Ff. 561, 571 repeated twice. Document on ff. 562-564 continues on ff. 577. Document on ff.572 unfinished. Document on ff. 580 incomplete. exp. 4 starts on ff. 573, no expediente before that ff., appears in indice del ramo as exp. 1
Reference Number
9800020
Rights
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