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Informe from Murgier to Conde relating events and movement of segunda compania from Santander.

Serial Number
041-01382
Title
Informe from Murgier to Conde relating events and movement of segunda compania from Santander.
Author(s)
Murgier, Juan Maria
Date
02-01-1791
Date
03-12-1791
Documentation
Laredo. March 20, 1791. 16p. Informe. Signed.
Summary
Murgier received order to present company in Padilla for two month campaign against Indians beginning south of Tamaulipas. Purpose to eliminate rancherias on east ridge. Murgier divides troops and sends in different directions. Describes troop clothing. Attack on Rancheria results in murder of Suraques. Physical description of area, water, pines etc. And difficulties terrain presents for travel and locating water. Upon arrival at each stop, place given name and reported to conde. says Santa Maria Valley fertile, capable of producing 25 fanegas in addition to temporal harvests. Puga's detachment with 10 prisoners asked for horses to transport injured soldiers all of whom later lost in confrontation. says Indians angry and vindictive. Relates achievements and information gained with each campaign. Murgier gives command to Puga during his illness. Includes diary of activity under Puga. Informe sent to Castro. (M. Dannemiller October 1988)
Persons
Murgier, Juan Maria (Capitan)
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Puga, Antonio (Teniente)
Suraques (Indio)
Puga, Julian
Castro, Ramon de
Places
Llera
Laredo
Padilla
Escandon
Horcasitias
Lopichan ?
Pasitas
Santa Maria (Valle)
Cerro Prieto
San Lorenzo
Joya de la Litera
Nogales
Piedras
San Jose
Ethnic Groups
Mariguanes
Xanambres
Comancas
Camoteros
Truenos
Military Groups
Santander, Segunda Compania Volante de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 055 ff. 363-371
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 055 ff. 363-371
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
5500017
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Murgier
Sierra Gorda
Puga
Suraques
Puga
Castro
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-01-1791
End Date (repacked)
03-12-1791
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/5729
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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