Extracts and correspondence between Ripperda and Bucareli for months of Jan.-February, August-December 1775, and January 1777.

Serial Number
041-02553
Title
Extracts and correspondence between Ripperda and Bucareli for months of Jan.-February, August-December 1775, and January 1777.
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Virrey (?)
Gil y Barbo, Antonio
Grande Perito Carlos
Date
01-00-1776
Date
01-22-1777
Documentation
Bexar, natchitoches. Jan., 1776 to January 22, 1777. 60p. Letters, extracts, service records. Signed.
Summary
Describes death of Indian from San Jose caused by Apaches. Discusses Ripperda's eagerness to take charge of government of Comayagua and impossibility of doing so; Apache raids, trade of weapons, and emphasis on their entrance to Bexar without weapons. Ripperda thanks Bucareli for recommending him as brigadier, also sends his service records. Also extract of letters from Ripperda to Bucareli received on January 13,1777 mentioning mistake of enumeration of letters, auction of contraband goods taken from Vidal, and attack and subsequent killing of 4 Comanches. Also documents discussing in detail items up for auction taken from Vidal and various declarations from witnesses incriminating Vidal. Letters asking for artillery and assigning priest to town of Bucareli. Also mentioning correspondence with Mecieres, peace with Indians, and conflict between Ramos and Cazorla. Granting of permission to give gunpowder and weapons to Indians, complain about illegal commerce and misbehaviour of inhabitants of Bucareli. (M. Vasquez, March 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de (Coronel)(Capitan)
Bucreli y Ursua, Antonio Maria
Vidal, Marcos
Beramendi, Fernando de (Asistente)
Barrenas, Antonio de las (Asesor)
Oheale, Joseph Ignacio
Bustillos, Josef
Gil y Barvo, Antonio (Capitan)
Vizente, Aniceto
Grande Perito, Carlos
Marin, Melchor
Zepeda, Joseph
Choza, Manuel
Cordova
Villapuertas, Nicolas de
Christobal
Mezieres, Atanacio
Ramos, Jose Felix (Capellan)
Cazorla, Luis (Capitan)
Santos, Matiana de los
Llanos de Vergara, Eliseo
Echeverte, Juan Joseph
Oconor, Hugo (Comandante Inspector)
Places
Bexar, San Antonio de (Presidio)
Espiritu Santo, Bahia
Comayagua (Provincia)
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Marcos (Rio)
Zivolo (Fuerte)
Bucareli, Nuestra Senora del Pilar de (Pueblo)
San Fernando (Villa)
Concepcion (Mision)
San Juan (Mision)
San Francisco de la Espada (Mision)
Natchitoches
Zivolo (Fuerte)
Texas (Provincia)
Adaes (Presidio)
Luisiana
Atacapas (Puerto)
Opelusas (Puerto)
Trinidad (Rio)
Guadalajara
Colorado (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
Apaches Lipanes
Texas
Vidais
Military Groups
Destacamento del Zivolo
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 099 ff. 212-245 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 099 ff. 212-245 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Related letter between letter in ff. 213-214. Some subjects related to ff. 167-211. Related letter between letter in ff. 223-225. Incomplete document ff. 227-234.
Reference Number
9900066
Rights
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