Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Information regarding relations with many Indian nations.
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Arispe. November ?, 1787 - December 10, 1787. 38p. Informes. Originals, signed.
Ugarte y Loyola informs of judicial, administrative, spiritual, economic, and defensive conditions in Sonora and Nueva Vizcaya. Notes problems in judicial branch including inexperience of secondary judges; lack of prisons, lawyers to consult with, and scribes to handle judicial proceedings; costs of prisons, paper, mail, etc.. Reports (f.30) of robberies and murders committed by Apaches and others, including bands of Taraumaras escaped from their mission. Proposed creation of a high court (f. 31.5). Discussion of founding capital city of 6 provincias (f. 32.5) and its relation to comandante general's residence and site of high court. Most advantageous site would be in San Bartholome Valley. Salt production and prices (f. 34). Report (35.5) that spiritual of gospel deeply affected. Much information (f. 37) regarding many Indian nations with respect to their geographic domains, hostilities, and relations to Spanish plan for defense. (J. Hiller, may 1989)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Flores, Manuel Antonio (Virrey)
Neve, Felipe de
Rengel, Joseph Antonio
Bustamante, Juan Joseph
Borica, Diego (Teniente Coronel)
Bonavia, Bernardo de
San Bartholome (Valle)
Santander y Nuevo Leon (Colonia)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 254 ff. 024-042
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 254 ff. 024-042
Appears as expediente 3 in indice del ramo.
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