Pedro de Rivera and the Military Regulations for Northern New Spain, 1724-1729
EditorsNaylor, Thomas H.
Polzer, Charles W.
KeywordsMexico -- History, Military -- 18th century -- Sources
Mexico -- Militia -- Regulations
Mexico -- Militia -- Inspection
Military bases -- Mexico -- History -- 18th century-Sources
Rivera, Pedro de, 1664?–1744
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Other TitlesA Documentary History of His Frontier Inspection and the Reglamento de 1729
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PublisherUniversity of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ)
DescriptionPhilip V ordered an inspection of the presidios in the northern provinces which resulted in the reglamento of 1729. The study was capably done and documented by Pedro de Rivera Villalon. Includes Rivera’s report to the Viceroy of New Spain, the Reglamento of Havana , the inspection, Alvarez Barreiro’s map and descriptions. The documents are presented in their original Spanish and in translation, provide a detailed background by which modern scholars can better assess the status and role of Spain's military outposts.
SponsorsAndrew W. Mellon Foundation, as part of the Humanities Open Book Program funded jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Except where otherwise noted, this item's license is described as Copyright © 1989 by The Arizona Board of Regents. The text of this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.