Ripperda's correspondence re: troops, tobacco, and prisoner

Serial Number
041-02583
Title
Ripperda's correspondence re: troops, tobacco, and prisoner
Author(s)
Valverde, Azisclos (Fray)
Ripperda, Baron de
Virrey(?)
Date
07-07-1777
Date
08-05-1770
Documentation
Bexar, Valero. September 3 - August 5, 1770. 10p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Concerns formation of defence for presidio and receipt of arms and supply for vecinos. Missionization of orcozas. Use of Indian auxiliares and vecinos to serve in missions instead of soldiers. Discusses need for louisianan hunters to campaign against Indians not to defend presidio. Request for 200 men as escort while presidio established in almagrez. Ripperda suggests captains provide tobacco for each presidio as incentive to soldiers; refers to set tobacco price. Orders about prisoner Bermudez delayed, prisoner kept in captain's house, discusses route to royal jail, viceroy hopes Bermudez will be sent soon. (L. L. Woodward, March 1988)
Persons
Valverde, Azisclos (Fray)
Lanuza, Ignacio (Ministro)
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Martos, Angel de (Gobernador)
Oconor, Hugo
Soto Bermudez, Manuel
Ripperda, Baron de
Thovar (Capitan)
Places
San Joseph (Mision)
Valero, San Antonio de (Mision)
San Sabas (Presidio)
Orcoquiza (Presidio)
Adaes
Queretaro, Santa Cruz de (Mision)
Guadalupe (Colegio)
San Antonio (Rio)
Luisiana
Almagres (Lomeria)
Nachitoches (Presidio)
Rio Grande (Presidio)
Ethnic Groups
Orco(?)Zas
Vidais
Atacapas
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 048-052 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 048-052 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10000009
Rights
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