Correspondence between Castro, Tovar, and viceroy concerning battle against Lipanes.

Serial Number
041-01459
Title
Correspondence between Castro, Tovar, and viceroy concerning battle against Lipanes.
Author(s)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Castro, Ramon de (Comandante General)
Tovar, Joseph Maria (Capitan)
Date
04-11-1792
Date
08-06-1791
Documentation
Mexico. April 11, 1792. 62p. Letters. Originals. Signed. Copies.
Summary
Documents deal with account of battle in San Miguel against Lipanes; discussion that account is greatly exaggerated with respect to number of Indians killed as well as number of weapons, horses, and other things taken from Indians. Castro orders official investigation of battle; Tovar as well as many soldiers give detailed account of condition of horses, etc. Mention that Tovar is not at fault for he wrote account according to accounts of his soldiers. Viceroy states there is no reason for punishing Tovar. (J. Tapia, March, 1988).
Persons
Tovar, Joseph Maria (Capitan)
Castro, Ramon de (Comandante General)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Canoso (Capitancillo)
Lombrana, Jose (Capitancillo)
Elquezabal, Juan Bautista de (Capitan)
San Miguel, Miguel de (Sargento)
Rosas, Joseph Antonio (Cabo)
Carrasco, Pedro (Teniente)
Farias, Joseph
Garza, Pablo de la (Soldado)
Damasio (Indio)
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Baldes, Santiago (Soldado)
Ecay Musquiz, Jose
Menchaca, Jose Antonio
Saenz, Joaquin
Hernandez, Pablo (Soldado)
Rosas, Miguel (Cabo Muerto)
Places
Santa Rosa (Valle)
Riogrande (Presidio)
San Miguel (Arroyo)
Principe (Presidio)
Sacramento (Sierra)
San Bernardo (Mision)
Austria, San Fernando de (Villa)
Agua Verde (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Lipanes
Cumanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 058 ff. 196-227
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 058 ff. 196-227
Language
Spanish
Notes
Duplication, out of order
Reference Number
5800009
Rights
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