Letters from Diaz and Vidal concerning conditions and activities of companies in Laredo.

Serial Number
041-01372
Title
Letters from Diaz and Vidal concerning conditions and activities of companies in Laredo.
Author(s)
Diaz de Bustamente, Josseph Ramon
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin
Date
02-03-1792
Date
08-06-1792
Documentation
Laredo. February 3, 1792-August 6, 1792. 100p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Descriptions and outcomes of several campaigns. Letters acknowledge receipt and completion of orders. Includes introductions to monthly reports on developments and conditions of company. Contains drawing of barracks to be built upon approval. Diaz says has 42 Morillos of willow if lumber can't be supplied. Requests permission to reward 3 soldiers for Superior service. Contains certified count of ears and genitals presented to Castro. Five Indians from Sax' Rancheria caught, one killed with help of friendly Indians. Mules and property of these Indians seized and sent with Rodriguez to Castro. Diaz writes conde thanking him for leaving him in charge of political and military matters during his absence. Describes mission to Aguaverde. Perez says company doesnot have necessary items to administer holy sacraments. Requests funds for candles and wine. Reports three soldiers incapable of completing service. Concerns transfer of Indian prisoner. Concerns 16 pacified Indians in Palmas. Arocha requests transfer to Texas. Diaz receives notice of large influx of Indians to Bejar, responds by sending 60 men. Relates incident in which Indians stole 6 horses, fled when horses were retrieved and returned to Flores' ranch killing two people and burning the huts, corrals and horses within. (M. Dannemiller, September 1988)
Persons
Diaz de Bustamente, Josseph Ramon
Vidal de Lorca, Joaquin
Navayra, Jose Maria
Guerrero, Jose
Gonzales, Antonio
Gonzales, Jose Maria
Garcia, Alcenio de la
Vela, Santiago
Trevino, Blas
Velarde, Melchor
Bernin, Francisco, Xavier
Ecay y Murquez, Blas Maria
Talamantes, Mateo
Sax, Zapato (Capitan de los Lipanes)
Sierra Gorda, Conde de la
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Terremocha, Joseph
Rodriguez, Joseph
Perez Manuel (Capellan)
Sanchez, Santiago
Pitin, Vicente
Garcia, Francisco
Serna, Jose Antonio
Echeagaray, Juan Domingo
Arocha, Ignacio
Leeme?, Nicolas
Carrasco, Pedro Nolasco
Flores, Ventura
Places
Palo Blanco, Arroyo del
Reynosa
Bahia
Santander
San Antonio
Agua Verde
Santillana
Laredo
Palmas (Mision)
Bejar
Noezes (Rio)
Burgos (Villa)
Divina Pastora (Villa)
Opichan
Taquaches
Orcasitas
Tamaulipas Vieja
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Camoteros
Military Groups
Segunda Compania, Volante de
Provincia de Oaxaca, Batallon de
Rio Grande, Compania de
Texas, Compania Presidial de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 055 ff. 129-179
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 055 ff. 129-179
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
5500006
Rights
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