Correspondence between Ripperda and Bucareli from February to June 1776.

Serial Number
041-02551
Title
Correspondence between Ripperda and Bucareli from February to June 1776.
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Virrey (?)
Chevalier de la Clavet, Alexandre
Date
02-15-1776
Date
06-00-1776
Documentation
Bexar. February 15, 1776 to June, 1776. 20p. Letters, extractos. Signed, unsigned.
Summary
Mentions breeding of pelicans in Adaes. Asks to keep officials on military service, even after they are transferred. Ripperda repeats petition to be named governor of Nueva Vizcaya. Mentions Vidais who left with justicia mayor. Letter from Clavet asking Bucareli for forgiveness after exchanging goods for horses and mules in Bucareli. Discusses case against Vidal related to contraband. Mentions estraction of salt from Salinas in Bexar. Discusses incident of war between Comanches and Taouacanes. Ripperda challenges accusation by Bucareli of having undisciplined regimes and of permitting commerce of weapons. Detailed description of murder of Vecino and hunger caused by locust invasion. (M. Vasquez, March 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Chevalier de la Clavet, Alexandre (Coronel D'infanterie)
Vidal, Marcos
Pacheco, Rafael (Captain)
Melchor
Mecieres, Atanacio de
Places
Bexar, San Antonio de
Adaes (Pueblo)
Bucareli, Nuestra Senora del Pilar (Pueblo)
Nueva Vizcaya
Locivanne (?) (Ville)
Natchitoches
Bahia (Presidio)
Nuevo Santander
San Antonio (Mision)
Espada (Mision)
Texas (Provincia)
Luissiana (Provincia)
Zivolo (Fuerte)
Apelura
Ethnic Groups
Ais
Texas
Vidais
Apaches Lipanes
Taouacanes
Ouichitas
Iscanes
Comanches
nortenos
Military Groups
Milicias de Apelura
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 099 ff. 167-188 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 099 ff. 167-188 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Two copies of letter in ff. 170. Related letter in between ff. 180-182.
Reference Number
9900064
Rights
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