Mexican Archives of New Mexico, 1821-1846.


Iturbide, Agustín de, 1783-1824. Mexican Archives of New Mexico, 1821-1846.

Mexican Archives of New Mexico, 1821-1846.

Summary: Collection consists of government records from New Mexico during the period between Mexican independence from Spain in 1821 and the annexation of New Mexico by the United States in 1846. Includes governors' papers, military records, legislative records, and judicial proceedings. Some of the major topics include acequias, land titles, the Catholic Church, the Santa Fe Trail, the Chihuahua Trail, Indians, and Americans in New Mexico. Documents by Agustin de Iturbide, Juan Bautista Vigil y Alarid, Pedro Armendaris, Manuel Armijo, Donaciano Vigil, and Diego Archuleta are within this collection.

27 linear feet.

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Archuleta, Diego, 1814-1884 (person)

Archuleta was born in Plaza de Los Luceros, Rio Arriba, New Mexico, then a province of New Spain. He was the son of a prominent citizen, Juan Andres Archuleta. His family were wealthy ranchers and, as such, they had the economic means to send him to Durango, Mexico where he received his primary and secondary education. His education was intended to prepare him for the priesthood, toward which he attained the four minor orders, but he decided not to follow that vocation before leaving Durango. ...

Iturbide, Agustín de, 1783-1824 (person)

First emperor of Mexico. Born 1783 in Valladolid (Morelia); executed July 19, 1824, in Padilla, Tamaulipas. Iturbide joined the army in 1800, by 1810 was fighting with the royalists, and by 1820 held the rank of colonel. In February 1821 he and Vicente Guerrero signed the Plan de Iguala and created the Ejército Trigarante. In August 1821 Iturbide and viceroy Juan O'Donoju signed the Tratado de Córdoba, ending the war and giving Mexico independence. Iturbide was proclaimed emperor in May 1822 b...

Armendaris, Pedro. (person)

Armijo, Manuel. (person)

Vigil, Donaciano, 1802-1877 (person)

Donaciano Vigil served as an officer in the Company of San Miguel del Bado (1834), secretary of the Commandancia General (1835), and civil governor of New Mexico (1847-1848) during the U.S. occupation of New Mexico. From the description of Donaciano Vigil collection, 1727-1877 (bulk, 1841-1877). (Santa Fe Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37800720 Donaciano Vigil served under the Mexican government of New Mexico as an officer in the Company of San Miguel del Bado (1834), ...

Catholic Church (corporateBody)

During much of Doctor José Gaspar de Francia's dictatorship (1814-1840), Paraguay was without a bishop and the church was harrassed. From the description of Libro de providencias, ordenes, y autos : por Dn. Juan Antonio Riveras, cura rector de la parrequial de la Villeta : manuscript, 1804-1857. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612746619 An antiphonary is a book containing sacred vocal music, both the antiphons of the breviary, and the musical notes. An antiphon it...

Vigil y Alarid, Juan Bautista, 1792-1866. (person)