Ripperda to Corix re: Indian depredations and Thobar's insubordination

Serial Number
041-02586
Title
Ripperda to Corix re: Indian depredations and Thobar's insubordination
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
02-12-1771
Documentation
Bexar. February 12, 1771. 4p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Ripperda has not given Thobar requested leave. Ripperda suggests that vecinos be paid to campaign if Thobar doesn't return 10 soldiers and 4 Indians. Complains of Indian killing and stealing of oxen, Indian insubordination and fear of Indian thieves, taking Indians to missions. Hopes of punishment of Indians, taking prisoners to bring in Indian captain. Reports on death of Indian prisoners and prisoners at captain's house. Slow movement of detachment due to bad condition of horses. (L. L. Woodward, March 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Croix, Marques de (Virrey)
Thovar, Francisco (Capitan)
Places
Bexar, San Antonio de
Rosario (Mision)
Camargo
Guadalupe
Adaes
Orcoquiza
Concepcion (Mision)
Bahia (Presidio)
San Marcos
Ethnic Groups
Comanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 060-061 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 060-061 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
10000012
Rights
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