Documents concerning Cuellar's military expedition, election of new governor of Nueva Vizcaya and complaints about Cuellar's situation.

Serial Number
041-02489
Title
Documents concerning Cuellar's military expedition, election of new governor of Nueva Vizcaya and complaints about Cuellar's situation.
Author(s)
Cuellar, Lope de
Rodriguez, Manuel
Date
06-07-1769
Date
01-07-1770
Documentation
Janos/San Juan Bautista. June 7, 1769 to January 7, 1770. 78p. Letters.
Summary
Correspondence on new governor to be instructed by Cuellar; mention of conflict between Cuellar and Aguero; petition by Cuellar to go back to Tarahumara and leave expedition in charge of captain of Durango; concern about his Brother being replaced in battalion of savoya. Description by Rodriguez of unfortunate situation with Indians in Monclova and Santa Rita. Cuellar reports of his situation and that of his troop, and of his encounters with Indians to Croix. Part of diary by Leizaola reporting in detail the situation of his troops in following tracks of Apaches near Chiguagua. Cuellar congratulates Faini as new governor of Nueva Vizcaya and tells him of his plans related to military expediton, also describes in detail clashes with Apaches, their military tactics, explains why he does not follow order given by visitador general in war against Indians, mentions failure to capture Indians who attacked Chihuahua and imprisonment of three Indian women, and death of Ten Young people due to smallpox (?). (M. Vasquez, August 1988)
Persons
Cuellar, Lope de
Croix, Marques de
Rodriquez, Manuel
Aguero, Joseph de
Barrio, Diego de
Bezerril, Diego
Galvez, Bernardo de
Sierra Blanca, Santiago de la
Tunon, Pedro
Faini, Joseph (Gobernador)
Gomez, Joachin
Torres, Diego de (Cabo)
Rodriguez, Antonio (Cabo)
Ballesteros, Domingo
Ramirez, Francisco
Barel, Christobal
Parra, Juan T. de la
Paulin Martinez, Luis
Leon, Antonio
Leizaola, Joseph Francisco
Vildosola, Gabriel (Capitan)
Queipo de Llano, Pedro Antonio
Frijoles (Capitan)
Places
Janos (Presidio)
Durango
Coaguila
Taraumara
Mapimi, Bolson de
Sonora
Gila
Moncloba
Santa Rosa (Presidio)
Sardinas (Hacienda)
San Juan Baunita
Conchos (Rio)
Rio Grande del Norte
Guadalupe
Salinas
Leon, Nuebo Reino de
Sonora
San Simon
San Luis
San Bernardino
Chiguagua
Loreto
San Vicente (Sierra)
Enzinillas
San Buenaventura
Santa Maria
San Blas
Laguna de Guzman (Rio)
Florida (Sierra)
Tinaja (Sierra)
Dona Maria (Sierra)
Animas (Sierra)
Santo Domingo
Oaxuquilla
Julimes (Presidio)
Zerrogordo (Presidio)
San Geronimo
Carrizal
Ethnic Groups
Chalomes
Apaches
Military Groups
Batallon de Savoya
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 098 ff. 624-663 exp. 4
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 098 ff. 624-663 exp. 4
Language
Spanish
Notes
Documents on ff. 627-628, 631, 636-638 incomplete. Appears in indice del ramo as exp. 1.
Reference Number
9800022
Rights
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