Two letters from Bucareli answering Ripperda's repeated requests for permission to trade arms in Texas

Serial Number
041-00359
Title
Two letters from Bucareli answering Ripperda's repeated requests for permission to trade arms in Texas
Author(s)
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria (Virrey)
Date
01-06-1773
Documentation
Mexico. January 6, 1773. 4p. Letter. Signed
Summary
Bucareli again denies permission to trade arms with friendly nations even if to offset influence of English. Commends governor for his good job. Negates possibility of a formal war due to lack of money. Recommends religious instruction and sweet talking to pacify Indians. (T. Cederstrom, March 1987).
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Mezieres, Anthanasio de
Cazorla, Luis
Places
Mexico (Ciudad)
San Sabas
Coahuils
Espiritu Santo, la Bahia de (Presidio)
Potosi, San Luis
Nueva Viscaya (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Comanches
Yngleses
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 020 ff. 221-223
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 020 ff. 221-223
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
2000034
Rights
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