Letters from virrey to Tovar, and summary of letters sent by Tovar to virrey. Year 1770.

Serial Number
041-02562
Title
Letters from virrey to Tovar, and summary of letters sent by Tovar to virrey. Year 1770.
Author(s)
Virrey (?)
Date
01-20-1770
Date
17-19-1770
Documentation
January 20, 1770 to 19 July, 1770. 20p. Letters. Unsigned.
Summary
Letter concerning military appointments. Summary of letters death of alzazua; ineptitude of Trevino; recommendaton of Benitez, de Lazo, and Martinez for military appointments; complains about lack of gunpowder; detention of Soto Vermudez; detailed description of murders committed by Indians and their pursuit near Bejar; proposition to free two prisoners; complaint about lack of provisions and high cost of maize; French, English and German shipwrecked on coast of Bahia. Letter stating importance of watching English for they might settle in Culebra and Puerco islands. (M. Vasquez, may, 1988)
Persons
Tovar, Francisco (Capitan)
Banitez, Xavier (Teniente)
Lazo, Faustino de
Bergara, Eliseo
Alzazya, Bartholome
Arramend, Francisco
Trevino, Antonio
Oconor, Hugo
Ripperda, Baron de
Soto Bermudez, Domingo de
Orrely, Alejandro
Oqueda, Tomas
Hernandez, Feliciano
Ramirez, Juan (Capitan)
Gomez, Agustin
Martinez
Places
San Luis de Potosi
Espiritu Santo, Bahia
Rosario (Mision)
Cuaguila
Nuebo Orleans
Nachistos
Nueces (Poblacion)
Puerco (Isla)
Culebra (Isla)
Bexar
Ethnic Groups
Apaches
Franceses
Ingleses
Alemanes
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 099 ff. 400-411 exp. 2
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 099 ff. 400-411 exp. 2
Language
Spanish
Notes
Unrelated cover-sheet ff. 400
Reference Number
9900075
Rights
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