Military Tactics

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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Discourse between Virrey, Ugarte and others concerning acquisition of cannon to defend presidios of Nueva Vizcaya.

Serial Number
041-00222
Title
Discourse between Virrey, Ugarte and others concerning acquisition of cannon to defend presidios of Nueva Vizcaya.
Author(s)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
and others
Date
04-04-1789
Date
03-26-1792
Documentation
Mexico, Chihuahua. April 4, 1789 to March 26, 1792. 226p. Letters, ordenes. Originals, minutas. Signed.
Summary
Discourse concerning procurement, shipment of Cannon to presidios of Nueva Vizcaya. Contains documents regarding size, methods of care and operation of small Cannon (Pedreros). (J. H. Ochs, March 1988)
Persons
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo (Comandante General)
Keating, Marcos (Comandante de Artilleria)
Cordero, Antonio (Capitan)
Borica, Diego de
Gasiot y Miralles, Juan (Ayudante Inspector)
Flores, Manuel Antonio
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Araoz, Juan de (Comandante General)
Gutierrez, Luis
Corral, Juan Antonio del
German, Mariano (Arriero)
Ituarte, Juan Felipe de
Corbalan, Pedro
Laguna, Pedro (Comandante)
Beregana, Domingo de (Tesorero)
Diaz de Ortega, Felipe (Intendente)
Barron, Antonio Jose (Arriero)
Bonillas (Escribano)
Campo de Alange, Conde de
Vizcarra, Josef (Carpintero)
Acosta, Francisco Xavier
Nava, Pedro de
Puche, Eduardo (Armero)
Martinez, Andres Manuel
Bernal, Buenaventura
Potau de Portugal, Francisco Xavier (Intendente)
Sanchez, Pablo (Teniente Letrado)
Possada, Joachin Jose de
Rafadel, Josef
Cardenas, Antonio de
Gorostiza, Pedro (Intendente)
Branciforte, Marques de (Virrey)
Sandobal, Felix
Blengua, Cayetano
Places
Nueva Vizcaya (Provincia)
Sonora (Provincia)
Arispe (Archivo)
Veracruz
Barcelona
Sevilla
Havana
Chihuahua
Durango
Janos (Presidio)
Aguaverde (Presidio)
Perote, San Carlos de (Real Fuerte)
Norte (Presidio)
Nuevo Mexico (Provincia)
San Remi
Pensacola
Carrizal (Presidio)
San Blas (Puerto)
Monclova
Aranjuez
San Elezeario (Presidio)
Paso (Pueblo)
Namiquipa (Puesto)
Janos (Presidio)
Principe (Presidio)
San Buenaventura (Presidio)
San Fernando (Almacen)
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
Military Groups
Nueva Vizcaya, Companias Volantes de
Guajoquilla, Compania Volante de
Cataluna, Voluntarios de
Namiquipa, Compania Volante de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 015 ff. 016-129
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 015 ff. 016-129
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
1500010
UAIR Filtering Fields
Author Last Name
Revilla Gigedo
Ugarte y Loyola
Person Last Name
Ugarte y Loyola
Keating
Cordero
Borica
Gasiot y Miralles
Flores
Revilla Gigedo
Araoz
Gutierrez
Corral
German
Ituarte
Corbalan
Laguna
Beregana
Diaz de Ortega
Barron
Bonillas
Campo de Alange
Vizcarra
Acosta
Nava
Puche
Martinez
Bernal
Potau de Portugal
Sanchez
Possada
Rafadel
Cardenas
Gorostiza
Branciforte
Sandobal
Blengua
Beginning Date Month
April
End Date Month
March
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-04-1789
End Date (repacked)
03-26-1792
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4567
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Diary of punitive expedition undertaken by tercera compania de Cavalleria Volante de Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number
041-00185
Title
Diary of punitive expedition undertaken by tercera compania de Cavalleria Volante de Nuevo Santander.
Author(s)
Diaz de Bustamante, Joseph Ramon (Capitan)
Date
04-02-1799
Documentation
Laredo. April 2, 1799. 2pp. Informe. Signed
Summary
Diary of events between March 8 and March 30, 1799 concerning theft of horses by Comanche raiders, and subsequent punitive expedition mounted by tercera compania de cavelleria volante de Nuebo Santander, under command of capt. Diaz de Bustamante. Company included six Lipan Indians and forty-six Spaniards. See also precis' for Vol. 12, F. 385-600 and 458-464 for related documentation. (J. Carpenter, December 1986)
Persons
Diaz de Bustamante, Joseph Ramon (Capitan)
Nolan, Phelipe
Places
Laredo (Pueblo)
Nuebo Santander
Rio Grande (Camino)
San Antonio
Frio (Rio)
La Soledad (Arroyo)
Medina (Rio)
Guadalupe (Rio)(A.K.A. Rio de Alcon)
Sibolo (Arroyo)
Leon (Arroyo)
San Miguel (Rio)
Nueses (Rio)
Santa Ysabel (Charco)
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
Lipanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 012 ff. 415
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 012 ff. 415
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Diaz de Bustamante
Nolan
Beginning Date Month
April
Beginning Date (repacked)
04-02-1799
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4530
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Documents concerning relations between Spaniards, comanches and lipanes in northern Provincias Internas.

Serial Number
041-00183
Title
Documents concerning relations between Spaniards, comanches and lipanes in northern Provincias Internas.
Author(s)
Various
Date
00-00-1799
Date
00-00-1800
Documentation
Mexico. 1799-1800. 444p. Informe. Signed
Summary
Extensive documents pertaining to Indian depredations, punitive expeditions and taking of Indian prisoners. Included are documents concerning transfer of Comanche prisoners of war to Mexico City, accompanied by Lipan peace emissaries, and detailing need for interpreters, military expenditures, and manifests of goods and services provided to Indians while in transit. In addition, military needs and goals for preservation of peace in Provincias Internas and state of relations with Comanche, Lipan and Mescalero Apaches are discussed. Specific a three week diary of capt. Bustamante's punitive expedition against Comanche horse thieves in Vicinity of Laredo; (f.458-464), a single document by Pedro de Nava which summarizes in detail state of Spanish-Indian relations, providing fairly rich ethnographic data. (J. Carpenter, December 1986)
Persons
Arranza, Miguel Jose de (Virrey)
Benavides, Jose Antonio
Duran, Onesimo
Berenguer de Marquina, Felix (Virrey)
Calleja, Felipe
Diaz de Bustamante, Joseph Ramon (Capitan)
Nolan, Phelipe
Gesus, Jose de (Teniente)
Salazar, Joseph
Rodalleza, Joseph Maria
Bicoma, Tomas Rodriguez
Perez, Francisco
Rengel, Joseph
Leon, Manuel Velasquez de
Gondria, Francisco Xavier de
Nava, Pedro de
Sierragorda, Conde de
Sate (Lipan Apache)
Fax, Miguel
Cordero, Antonio (Teniente Colonel)
Carimixo, Josef
Places
Laredo (Pueblo)
Leredo (Pueblo)
Xalapa (Pueblo)
Nuevo Santander (Provincia)
Nuevo Reyno de Leon (Provincia)
San Luis Potosi (Ciudad)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Texas (Provincia)
Habana
Veracruz (Ciudad)
Saltillo
Tamaulipa (Provincia)
Conde de Sierra Gorda (Colonia)
Aguaverde (Presidio)
Coaguila
Nuevo Mexico
Colorado (Rio)
Aguaverde (Rancheria del Capitancillo)
Ethnic Groups
Cumanches
Tupes
Yamparicas
Cuchanecs
Chuchanticas
Lipanes
Mescaleros
Apaches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 012 ff. 385-457
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 012 ff. 385-457
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
1200002
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Arranza
Benavides
Duran
Berenguer de Marquina
Calleja
Diaz de Bustamante
Nolan
Gesus
Salazar
Rodalleza
Bicoma
Perez
Rengel
Leon
Gondria
Nava
Sierragorda
Sate
Fax
Cordero
Carimixo
Beginning Date (repacked)
1799
End Date (repacked)
1800
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4528
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Request of flags for presidios of California.

Serial Number
041-00135
Title
Request of flags for presidios of California.
Author(s)
Arrillaga, Jose Joaquin de (Gobernador)
Date
06-11-1785
Date
06-12-1795
Documentation
Monterrey. December 13, 1794. 44p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Documents relating to request by Californias gobernador for issuance of flags to presidios along maritime shores to aid ships. Issuance of flags also recommended by comandante of San Blas fleet. Description of materials and design of flags. (A. Dell'acqua, may 1988)
Persons
Quadra, Juan Francisco de la (Comandante)
Arnillaga, Jose Joaquin de (Gobernador)
Elira, Francisco de
Guemes Pacheco y de Padilla, Juan Vicente de (Virrey)
Carcaba, Manuel (Capitan)
Beltran
Grua Talamanca y Branciforte, Miguel de la (Virrey)
Lasso, Joseph Maria
Martinez del Campo, Jose Maria
Cabo, Franco
Gutierrez, Luis
Places
San Blas (Puerto)
Californias (Provincias)
Santa Barbara (Presidio)
Monterrey (Presidio)
San Francisco (Presidio)
San Diego (Presidio)
Loreto (Presidio)
Puerto Escondido (Paraje)
Acapulco
Carmen (Presidio)
Havana (Puerto)
Barcelona (Ciudad)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 008 ff. 245-265 exp. 5
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 008 ff. 245-265 exp. 5
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
800005
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Quadra
Arnillaga
Elira
Guemes Pacheco y de Padilla
Carcaba
Beltran
Grua Talamanca y Branciforte
Lasso
Martinez del Campo
Cabo
Gutierrez
Beginning Date Month
June
End Date Month
June
Beginning Date (repacked)
06-11-1785
End Date (repacked)
06-12-1795
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4480
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Vando from virrey Mayorga discussing war situation with English.

Serial Number
041-00093
Title
Vando from virrey Mayorga discussing war situation with English.
Author(s)
Martinez(?) de Lorca, Juan Joseph
Date
05-11-1780
Documentation
Pardo. January 27, 1780-May 11, 1780. 2p. Relaciones, vando. Signed, copies, typed.
Summary
Mayorga relates situation of war with English in vando including description of battles, plans for spring campaign, condition of Spanish and English Naval forces and casualties suffered at Gibraltar. Considerable description. (D. J. McClelland, June 1988)
Persons
Mayorga, Martin de (Virrey)
Barcelo, Antonio
Langara, Juan de
Cordova, Luis de
Gaston, Miguel
Rodnei (Almirante Ingles)
Places
Gibraltar
Londres
San Roque
Algecitas (Bahia)
Mediterraneo
Francia
Inglaterra
Cadiz
Brest(?)
Mahon
Lisboa
Galicia (Costas)
Havana
Ethnic Groups
Ingleses
Military Groups
Esquadra Inglesa
Real Armada
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 006 ff. 309 exp. 11
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 006 ff. 309 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
600015
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Mayorga
Barcelo
Langara
Cordova
Gaston
Beginning Date Month
May
Beginning Date (repacked)
05-11-1780
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4438
ISO 369-1 Language code
es
ISO 369-3 Language code
spa
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Lorenzo Cancio to Sebastian Pagacip/Buenaventura Gutierrez de Caviedes. Two documents concerning interrogation of 2 Indian women from Cerro Prieto.

Serial Number
040-00694
Title
Lorenzo Cancio to Sebastian Pagacip/Buenaventura Gutierrez de Caviedes. Two documents concerning interrogation of 2 Indian women from Cerro Prieto.
Author(s)
Cancio, Lorenzo
Date
07-18-1768
Date
07-22-1768
Documentation
San Carlos de buena vista. July 18, 1768/July 22, 1768. Letter. Copy.
Summary
2 Indian women prisoners asked Series of 16 questions concerning rebels. Answers- 1) favorite rebel refuge Cajon de los mopales; 2) Cerro Prieto composed of 4 canyons; necessary to use ladders to get in and out; 3) Seritaca reputed dead of wounds; 4) never resided at Aquimuricuta; 5) rebels built defensive Trincheras in Nopalera and la Palma; 6) Seris, Suaquis have no captives, only Piatos; 7) never saw rebel loot; 8) rebel warriors number 400 sin entrar los muchachones y viejos-more than 200 Piatos, 60 Suaquis, all busy making arrows; 9) rebels observe Spanish movements from high hills, especially above Cajon de Tituit; 10) boyjatore seriously wounded; 11) Suaquis in Cerro Prieto; 12) few rebel horses left- most eaten; 13) Suaquis they lived with afraid to surrender; rest they don't know about porque no Vivian Todos Juntos ni Se comunicaban; 14) all rebels knew of arrival of troops at Guaymas; 15) know nothing of Chepillo; 16) Suaquis only in Cerro Prieto. (T. Sheridan) (1980)
Persons
Gaviedes, Ventura (Comisario del Mision de Guiriuis)
Pagacip, Sebastian (Capitan General de Belem)
Yosigadoay, Sicilia (Indian Prisoner)
Pubdridigoac, Catarina (Indian Prisoner)
Seritaca (Piato Leader)
Bayjotore (Rebel Leader)
Chepillo (Seri Leader)
Cancio, Lorenzo
Gutierrez de Caviendes, Buenaventura
Places
Cerro
Guirivis
Belem
Nopales (Cajon)
Cosari (Cajon)
Palma (Cajon)
Tituit (Cajon)
Bupugababac (Cajon)
Guaymas
Nopalera (Cajon)
AQuimuricuta
Tituit (Cajon)
San Carlos de Buena Vista
Ethnic Groups
Sububapas
Suaquis
Seris
Piatos
Hiaquis (Yaquis)
Opatas
Eudeves
First Location
AZU Film 3321 rl. 005
Original Location
AGN, Mexico.
Language
Spanish
Publication Reference
Documentos Para la Historia de Mexico, Series 4, no. 2, ff. 269-278
Batch Reference Number
5081
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Gaviedes
Pagacip
Yosigadoay
Pubdridigoac
Seritaca
Bayjotore
Chepillo
Cancio
Gutierrez de Caviendes
Beginning Date Month
July
End Date Month
July
Beginning Date (repacked)
07-18-1768
End Date (repacked)
07-22-1768
Type
Text
UAiR identifier
uadc://masterindex/4231
ISO 369-1 Language code
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ISO 369-3 Language code
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Domingo Elizondo to Juan de Pineda. Series of letters by Elizondo concerning campaign against rebel Indians.

Serial Number
040-00688
Title
Domingo Elizondo to Juan de Pineda. Series of letters by Elizondo concerning campaign against rebel Indians.
Author(s)
Elizondo, Domingo
Date
02-00-1768
Date
10-00-1769
Documentation
Guaymas, and others. February, 1768-oct., 1769. Letter. Copy.
Summary
Elizondo notes that mounted Seris attacked expedition's horse- herd at Guaymas. Discusses arrival of various detachments of his expedition. Admits that european tactics, military dress inadequate for Sonoran guerrilla warefare. (T. Sheridan) (1980)
Persons
Urrea, Bernardo de (Capitan)
Elizondo, Domingo
Pineda, Juan de
Cancio, Lorenzo
Corbalan, Pedro
Vildosola, Antonio
Anza, Juan Bautista de
Visip (Indian Rebel Capitan)
Places
Cerro Prieto
Tenuaje
Ethnic Groups
Seris
First Location
AZU Film 3321 rl. 005
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Historia.
Language
Spanish
Publication Reference
Documentos Para la Historia de Mexico, Series 4, no. 2, ff. 142-153
Batch Reference Number
5080
UAIR Filtering Fields
Person Last Name
Urrea
Elizondo
Pineda
Cancio
Corbalan
Vildosola
Anza
End Date Month
October
Beginning Date (repacked)
1768
End Date (repacked)
10-00-1769
Type
Text
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