Correspondence between Tobar and virrey, year 1771. Includes copies of correspondence between Tobar and Ripperda.
Tobar, Francisco de
Ripperda, Baron de
Bahia/Bexar. February 2, 1771 to November 30, 1771. 58p. Letters, extractos. Originals, signed, unsigned, copies.
Correspondence concerning hold up of salt in Bahia and necessity of bringing it from somewhere else, also request by Tovar to retire for some months due to illness and accusation of Ripperda's pretentions regarding peace with Indians and his lack of assistance to Tobar. Copies of correspondence between Indians around Rosario and Guadalajara; organization of Mariscada and payment to soldiers; mention of building of church and complaints by Tovar of not receiving enough men or artillery to fight Indians. Extract of letter by Tovar request for gunpowder and men. Note mentioning documents found inside English ship. Request for a person to map islands denied and approval of freedom given to two prisoners. (M. Vasquez, may 1988)
Tobar, Francisco de (Capitan)
Ripperda, Varon de (Coronel)
Garza, Joseph Antonio de
Flores de Agrego, Juan Joseph
Arocha, Manuel de (Cabo)
Menchaca, Luis (Capitan)
Damasio de Aguilar, Juan Joseph
Benitez, Francisco (Teniente)
Croix, Marquez de
Llanos de Vergara, Eliceo Antonio
Espiritu Santo, Bahia de (Presidio)
Bexar, San Antonio
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 099 ff. 455-482 exp. 2
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 099 ff. 455-482 exp. 2
Ff. 458-459 out of focus. Ff. 459-460 repeated.
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