Military Organization

Letters from Cancio to viceroy concerning Santa Rosa presidio

Serial Number
041-00386
Title
Letters from Cancio to viceroy concerning Santa Rosa presidio
Author(s)
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Date
02-19-1761
Date
12-20-1761
Documentation
Santa Rosa de Sacramento. September 18, 1761 - December 20, 1761. 44p. Letters. Original. Signed.
Summary
Cancio reports on state of affairs and activities at Santa Rosa presidio. Discusses problems with weapons and their inadequacy in battle, problems with enlistments and quality of soldiers, and charges against Rabago made by Alderete. Uniform and weapon supply list of items requested from Mexico (f.130). Cancio provides detailed report on review he made of conditions of troops, weapons, fighting ability, number of horses, uniforms and other supplies (ff. 131-132). In other letters reports on number of soldiers from presidio assigned to nearby places and missions, and notes difficulty in getting reports to viceroy due to distance. Ff. 138-139 contains letters from Cancio about his trip to Santa Rosa written at real de Charcas and Saltillo. Discusses condition of roads, Weather, and number of days until he reaches destination. Some notes from on his trip, his reports back on situation at presidio, and Indian activities in area of presidio. Letter by Cancio to viceroy from Mexico on September 18, 1761, mentions letter from February about his orders to go to presidio. (S. Fiederlein, 3-3-87)
Persons
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos, Lorenzo (Capitan)
Girrau, Diego
Parrilla
Cruillas, Marques de (Virrey)
Alderete, Vizente (Alferez)
Rabago, Phelipe de
Lasaga, Juan Lucas
Varrios, Jacinto (Teniente Coronel)
Places
San Luis Potosi
Saltillo (Villa)
Sacramento, Santa Rosa Maria de (Presidio)
Mexico
Austria, San Fernando de (Villa)
Peyotes (Misiones)
Dulze Nombre de Jesus (Mision)
San Francisco Bizarron (Mision)
Lucas de Lasaga, Juan de (Hacienda)
Coaguila (Provincia)
Charcas (Real)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 124-145
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 124-145
Language
Spanish
Notes
Pages of letter on f. 133 out of order, letters out of order by dates, following documents also by Cancio (ff. 146-266?)
Reference Number
2200008
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Cancio Sierra y Cienfuegos
Girrau
Parrilla
Cruillas
Alderete
Rabago
Lasaga
Varrios
Beginning Date Month
February
End Date Month
December
Beginning Date (repacked)
02-19-1761
End Date (repacked)
12-20-1761
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4732
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Letters of Cerecedo concerning military troops and his service.

Serial Number
041-00382
Title
Letters of Cerecedo concerning military troops and his service.
Author(s)
Cerecedo y Velasco, Manuel (Capitan)
and others
Date
10-07-1785
Date
01-16-1789
Documentation
Mexico. September 13, 1787 - January 16, 1789. 16p. Letters, filiacion. Original. Signed.
Summary
Discusses status of different troops and enlistment of personnel. Gives biographic information on J.M. Rodriguez who enlists for 6 years. Cerecedo reports on his years of military service and asks permission to go to Spain, which was granted. (S. Fiederlein, 2-23-87)
Persons
Cerecedo y Velasco, Manuel (Capitan)
Ugalde, Juan de (Comandante Subalterno)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Florez, Manuel Antonio de (Virrey)
Rodriguez, Jose Mariano
Rodriguez, Miguel
Carabajal, Maria del Carmen
Pazos, Christobal (Cabo Primero)
Perez, Jose (Soldado)
Baldes, Antonio (Fray)
Places
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
Coahuila (Provincia)
Saltillo (Villa)
San Luis Potosi
Mexico
Mapimi (Bolson)
Military Groups
Dragones Voluntarios del Regimiento de Mexico
Regimientos de Dragones del Exercito de Espana
Dragones de Pavia
Dragones Provinciales de Puebla de los Angeles
Campana de Portugal
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 096-103
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 096-103
Language
Spanish
Notes
Edges of some documents cut off - hard to read
Reference Number
2200004
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Cerecedo y Velasco
Person Last Name
Cerecedo y Velasco
Ugalde
Ugarte y Loyola
Florez
Rodriguez
Rodriguez
Carabajal
Pazos
Perez
Baldes
Beginning Date Month
October
End Date Month
January
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-07-1785
End Date (repacked)
01-16-1789
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4728
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Administrative papers from captain of San Juan Bautista

Serial Number
041-00380
Title
Administrative papers from captain of San Juan Bautista
Author(s)
Rodriguez, Vicente (Capitan)
and others
Date
11-29-1767
Date
11-12-1772
Documentation
San Juan Bautista (presidio). February 10, 1772 - November 12, 1772. 48p. Letters, notas. Original, copy. Signed.
Summary
Documents from presidio of San Juan Bautista during tenure of comandante Rodriguez. Discusses presidial troops, local Indians, and naming of captain at San Saba. Focus is on Former commander Rodriguez. Letters from his widow and son discussing his military career and situation of family after his death. (ff.69-71,77). Widow requests employment for her son. Copy of letter from Manuel Rodriguez (ff. 72-76) to viceroy discussing weapons, and information on troops. Copy requested by Francisco Rodriguez. Followed by 5 blank pages. Letter from V. Rodriguez to viceroy that briefly discusses his own career as captain of the presidio (ff. 79). States that Manuel Rodriguez I his Brother. V. Rodriguez ordered to appoint position of tenencia del Rio Grande as he sees fit. Another letter discusses troops at presidio, status of nearby missions, activities of personnel and Indians, and visita general of the presidio. Final letter discusses activities of some indios nortenos - murder and robberies and how part were taken to Bizaron and rest to el Carrizo. (S. Fiederlein, 2-20-87)
Persons
Rodriguez, Vicente (Capitan)(Teniente Comandante)
Oca, Manuel Antonio de
Oconor, Hugo de (Teniente Coronel)
Garza de Falcon, Alexandro de la
Riperda, Baron de
Morales, Antonia (Viuda de Manuel Rodriguez)
Rodriguez, Manuel (Capitan)
Rubi, Marques de
Rodriguez, Francisco (Hijo de Manuel Rodriguez)
Bucareli y Ursua Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Cadena, Francisco Xavier (Cabo)
Fernandez Eugenio
Longonia, Francisco (Soldado)
Flores, Francisco (Soldado
Ribera, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Places
San Juan Bautista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
Carrizo (Paraje)
Austria, San Fernando de
San Saba (Presidio)
Bejar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Monclova (Villa)
Saltillo
Coahuila
Santa Rosa (Poblaciones y Ranchos)
San Fernando (Villa)
Nueva Vizcaya
El Passo del Norte
Nuevo Mexico
Rio Grande del Norte (Presidio)
San Bernardo
Bizaron, San Francisco de (Mision)
Gigedo, San Pedro de
Chiguagua
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Lipanes
Mescaleros
Tobosos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 022 ff. 062-085
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 022 ff. 062-085
Language
Spanish
Notes
Several incomplete documents, letter by widow of m. Rodriguez ou of order and pages scattered (ff. 69,71,77), extra copies of several documents
Reference Number
2200002
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Rodriguez
Person Last Name
Rodriguez
Oca
Oconor
Garza de Falcon
Riperda
Morales
Rodriguez
Rubi
Rodriguez
Bucareli y Ursua Antonio Maria
Cadena
Fernandez Eugenio
Longonia
Flores
Ribera
Beginning Date Month
November
End Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-29-1767
End Date (repacked)
11-12-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4726
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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Reply to Bucareli on new rules of consolidation of presidios in Texas.

Serial Number
041-00363
Title
Reply to Bucareli on new rules of consolidation of presidios in Texas.
Author(s)
O'connor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Date
05-08-1773
Documentation
Nuestra Senora del Carmen. May 8, 1773. 8p. Letter. Signed
Summary
O'connor replies to new rules for consolidating presidios of Texas. Points out that Mezieres is not to be trusted; that he has fooled governors in past and that his true loyalty probably is not with Spain. O'Connor reviews Indian situation in Texas. Note from fiscal Areche to order O'Conor to put a stop to illegal arms trade, reminding him that only trade from ports of Veracruz and Acapulco is legal. (T. Cederstrom, March 1987)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Menchaca, Luis Antonio
O'connor, Hugo
Mezieres, Antanasio de
Croix, Marques del
Ulloa, Antonio de
Rubi, Marques de
Places
Carmen, Nuestra Senora del
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Adaes (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de (Presidio)
Zivolo, Arroyo de
Texas
Luisiana
Nachitos
Acapulco
Veracruz
Ethnic Groups
Franceses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 246-249
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 246-249
Language
Spanish
Notes
Note on side of letter of o'conor which later becomes a full-paged letter. note from archivist on frame 249 certifying copies.
Reference Number
2000038
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Bucareli y Ursua
Menchaca
O'connor
Mezieres
Croix
Ulloa
Rubi
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-08-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4709
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Additional rules for consolidating Adaes, Orcoquiza and San Antonio de Bexar (presidios) and for inspecting presidio of La Bahia del Espiritu Santo, Texas.

Serial Number
041-00361
Title
Additional rules for consolidating Adaes, Orcoquiza and San Antonio de Bexar (presidios) and for inspecting presidio of La Bahia del Espiritu Santo, Texas.
Author(s)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Date
05-08-1773
Documentation
Real Campo de Nuestra Senora del Carmen. May 8, 1773. Reglas. 4p. Copy.
Summary
Viceroy gives additional advice on consolidation of presidios of Adaes and Orcoquiza with presidio of San Antonio de Bexar and instructions for inspection of presidio of la Bahia del Espiritu Santo (T. Cederstrom, March 1987).
Persons
O'conor, Hugo
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Places
Carmen, Real Campo de Nuestra Senora del
Adaes (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
San Antonio de Bexar (Presidio)
Grande, Rio (Presidio)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 236-237
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 236-237
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2000036
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
O'conor
Ripperda
Bucareli y Ursua
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-08-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4707
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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New rules for presidios for consolidation at San Antonio de Bexar and consolidation of four missions, Texas.

Serial Number
041-00360
Title
New rules for presidios for consolidation at San Antonio de Bexar and consolidation of four missions, Texas.
Author(s)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Date
03-01-1773
Documentation
Mexico. March 1, 1773. 4p. Reglamentos. Copy.
Summary
King of Spain orders closing of four missions; that religious relics be gathered by governor and held until their fate be decided upon. Orders consolidation of the following at presidio of San Antonio de Bexar. Vezions of the missions are ordered to move to Villa de San Fernando, near presidio of San Antonio de Bexar. Land and water to be given to those that had it before without hurting residents of San Fernando. A smaller fort is to be built on far Side of Arroyo del Zibolo, near San Antonio. Military officers (presidio commanders) are to be incorporated as lieutenants in new company at San Antonio. General instruction in proper performance of office of governor. Governor ordered to report weekly progress to captain of presidio of San Juan Baptista del Rio Grande. (T. Cederstrom, March 1987)
Persons
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
O'conor, Hugo
Ripperda, Baron de
Cordova, Cristobal de
Orandai, Joaquin de
Gonzalez, Josef
Rodriguez, Vicente
Places
Colegio de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas
Colegio de Nuestra Senora de los Adaes (Mision)
Dolores, Nuestra Senora de los (Mision)
Nacodoches, Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe de (Mision)
Orcoquiza, Nuestra Senora de la Lus del (Mision)
Bexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Fernando, San (Villa)
Zibola, Arroyo de
Espiritu Santo, la Bahia de (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Potosi, San Luis
Carmen, Real Campo de Nuestra Senora del
San Juan Baptista del Rio Grande (Presidio)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 224-235
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 224-235
Language
Spanish
Notes
Note from compiler on f. 0225 identifying this document as expediente no. 4.
Reference Number
2000035
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Bucareli y Ursua
O'conor
Ripperda
Cordova
Orandai
Gonzalez
Rodriguez
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-01-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4706
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Response to Bucareli's letter ordering him to maintain the peace, Texas.

Serial Number
041-00355
Title
Response to Bucareli's letter ordering him to maintain the peace, Texas.
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Date
11-02-1772
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar. November 2, 1772. 4p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Ripperda acknowledges Bucareli's earlier letter ordering him to maintain peace. States that he and his soldiers rarely leave presidio as there are too many attacks and too few soldiers to do anything effectively about them. Requests a new presidio in north again. (T. Cederstrom, March 1987)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Mezieres, Anthanasio de
Places
Bexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Comanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 213-214
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 213-214
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2000030
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ripperda
Bucareli y Ursua
Mezieres
Beginning Date Month
November
Beginning Date (repacked)
11-02-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4701
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Discussion about establishment of a presidio in Cordillera

Serial Number
041-00336
Title
Discussion about establishment of a presidio in Cordillera
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron (Gobernador de Texas)
Date
07-09-1772
Documentation
San Antonio de Bexar. July 9, 1722. 4p. Letter. Signed
Summary
Discussion of costs and benefits (especially spiritual) of establishment of a presidio in Cordillera and subsequent administration. Discussion of possible commanders and selection of Luis de San Denis as best candidate. (T. Cederstrom, October 1986)
Persons
Ramirez, Pedro (Fray)
San Denis, Luis de
Mezieres, Antanasio de
Autguil, Ignacio
Ripera, Baron de (Gobernador)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Places
Nacodogoches
Bexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Natchitoches
Adaes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 178-180
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 178-180
Language
Spanish
Notes
Note from Bucareli on first page to put this document with other antecedents with fiscal. Dated September 7, 1772.
Reference Number
2000011
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Ramirez
San Denis
Mezieres
Autguil
Ripera
Bucareli y Ursua
Beginning Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-09-1772
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4682
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Request for direction on what to do about Joseph Miguel (Lipan Apache) who ran away from mission of San Antonio de Balero.

Serial Number
041-00330
Title
Request for direction on what to do about Joseph Miguel (Lipan Apache) who ran away from mission of San Antonio de Balero.
Author(s)
Riperda, Baron de (Gobernador)
Date
03-16-1773
Documentation
Texas. March 16, 1773. 4p. Informe. Duplicado
Summary
Incomplete and faded request for decision on what to do about a runaway Indian, Joseph Miguel, who left mission of San Antonio de Balero with his wife and family. Appears to be involved with disrupting Indian nations of north to keep them from ratifying a peace treaty. (T. Cederstrom, October 1986)
Persons
O'conor, Hugo
Riperda, Baron de
Joseph Miguel
Places
Mexico (Capital)
San Antonio de Balero (Mision)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches Lipanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 163-164
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 163-164
Language
Spanish
Notes
Incomplete. Back side of folio too faded to read. First part of collection of documents included on consideration of fahuacan indians. Handwriting same as other documents belonging to riperda. note in upper left-hand corner, written in Mexico, ordering that all antecedents be collected together and sent to comandante inspector hugo o'conor for matter he is considering. Also note in lower left corner from compiler of Vol. 20 to include these documents in expediente no. 4.
Reference Number
2000005
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
O'conor
Riperda
Beginning Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
03-16-1773
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4676
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
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Petition for establishment of a hospital in El Valle de Santa Rosa for soldiers and request for a surgeon and pharmacist.

Serial Number
041-00326
Title
Petition for establishment of a hospital in El Valle de Santa Rosa for soldiers and request for a surgeon and pharmacist.
Author(s)
Nava, Pedro de (Comandante General)
Date
10-20-1791
Date
03-04-1803
Documentation
Coahuila. November 21, 1796. 138p. Peticion. Duplicado
Summary
Request for establishment of a military Hospital in el Valle de Santa Rosa, Coahuila. Petition for a surgeon, Sangrador and Boticario. Discussion over salary and travel advances for new doctor and pharmacist. Includes correspondences supporting arguments on salaries and payment of travel advances. Seems Jaime Gursa accepted travel advance for trip from Veracruz to Coahuila but had not shown up yet. Real hacienda makes effort to reclaim money. (T. Cederstrom, October 1986).
Persons
Nava, Pedro de
Cribelli, Juan Bautista
Grusa, Jaime
Copdevila, Jose Antonio
Guzman, Sebastian de
Longinos, Jose
Castro, Ramon de
Garcia, Antonio
Places
Santa Rosa del Valle (Presidio)
Coahuila (Provincia)
Texas (Provincia)
Guajoquilla (Presidio)
Veracruz (Puerto)
Saltillo (Ciudad)
San Luis
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 002-071
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 002-071
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2000001
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Nava
Cribelli
Grusa
Copdevila
Guzman
Longinos
Castro
Garcia
Beginning Date Month
October
End Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
10-20-1791
End Date (repacked)
03-04-1803
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4672
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
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