In 1748 he was named deputy alcalde mayor, and in 1751 given military command of Pimeria Baja. He commanded the 63 Spanish soldiers who decisively defeated Luis of Saric and 2, 000 Pima warriors at Arivaca on January ... In August of that year he was named captain of the presidial company at Sinaloa, with instructions to establish a presidio in western Sonora. ... and Sinaloa, and in February, 1777, was retired from active military service with an annual pension of 1, 200 pesos.
|Title||:||Paths of the Padres Through Sonora|
|Author||:||Paul M. Roca|