Ripperda to Croix re: troop activity, horses, and Indian depredations

Serial Number
041-02591
Title
Ripperda to Croix re: troop activity, horses, and Indian depredations
Author(s)
Ripperda, Baron de
Date
04-00-1771
Documentation
Bexar. April, 1771. 10p. Letters. Originals, signed.
Summary
Concerns movement of horses to Adaes escorted by troops along with mail. Padre Ramirez to make visita of missions. Details of patroling of area. Horse thieving by enemies result in dead horse, soldier, and Indians and partial recovery of horses. Mission Indians used to Spy on enemies. Ripperda can't quickly comply with order to send troops to Bahia. Use of troops for guarding entrances and new fort, patroling activities and aid of mission Indians to guard presidio. Apaches caught in cattle stealing. Comanche theft of horses and oxen from 2 missions and subsequent chase. Complaints of poor condition and lack of horses. (L. L. Woodward, March 1988)
Persons
Ripperda, Baron de
Croix, Marques de
Ramirez, Pedro (Padre Presidente)
Pas(?), Rafael (Capitan)
Menchaca, Luis (Capitan)
Pacheco (Capitan)
Panocha (Capitan Lipan)
Rivera (Capitan Lipan)
Joseph (Indio)
Manteca Mucha (Indio)
Places
Potosi, San Luis
Adaes
Guadalupe
Bexar, San Antonio de
Colorado (Rio)
Brazos de Dios
Natchitoches
Bahia
Santa Cruz (Fuerte)
Coahuila
Santa Rosa
Laredo
San Antonio (Mision)
Capistrano, San Juan (Mision)
Orcoquiza
San Sabas
Nueva Orleans
Ethnic Groups
Tancahues
Apaches Lipanes
Lipanes
Comanches
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 100 ff. 089-093 exp. 1
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 100 ff. 089-093 exp. 1
Language
Spanish
Notes
Relates to f. 84
Reference Number
10000017
Rights
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