dice que v.e. podra remetir los quadernos 19 y 16 del legajo
Diego, Lasaga de (Coronel)
Mexico. November 25 - December 5, 1792. 12p. Letters. Copies, originals.
Lasaga is advised to inform comandante general about his intentions to establish new settlements before proceeding to cut down on costs. Lasaga proposes taxes to help fund project. Conde de la Sierra Gorda asked to disclose Actual assets of Missiones in Nuevo Santander. Lasaga describes difficulties he vastness, rough topography, poorly armed settlements, not enough militiamen. Mentions that southern part of province is consolidated, north still a problem. Advises that new villages be placed at Sierra de Tamaulipa Vieja, 20 leagues from Altamira, Marina. Idea to auction assets of missions that have decreased Indian populations in order to fund new villages. Discusses formation of two companies recruited from outside province, to be paid from revenue of estanco del tabaco; mentions weapon shortage in area. Establishment of new villages estimated at 3,000 pesos each. (O. Velez, February 1990)
Lasaga, Diego de (Coronel)
Ximenez, Antonio (Pizon)
Galvez, Matias de
Puga, Antonio de (Capitan)
Garca, Ydelfonso de la
Ugalde, Juan de
Serna, Jose Antonio de la (Alferez)
Santa Barbera (Mision)
San Luis Potosi
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 209 ff. 017-028 (Approx)
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 209 ff. 017-028 (Appro
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