Correspondence regarding improper military appointment of Tato.
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Monterrey. May 1, 1790-May 19, 1790. 10p. Letters. Signed. Originals.
Concerns response by Vaamonde to virrey's request for information. Includes documents gathered as proof. says gave license to Tato according to same procedures as his predecessors. Provides information regarding troops in Tato's command. Historical background of company. Established in 1727. Provides historical description of logistics under first caudillos. Funding did not begin until creation of presidio in Lampazos. Troops are loosely organized and without uniforms but assist in protection against enemies, likely reason why captain was appointed without knowledge of virrey. Includes Tato's original request for appointment and justification thereof. Virrey says naming of such officials by governors is an abuse and shall be terminated. (M. Dannemiller, December 1988)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Tato, Julian (Capitan)
Fixerina, Ildefonso (Capitan)
Casa Fuerte, Marques de
Echeagaray, Francisco (Teniente)
Lorca y Villena, Melchor Vidal (Governador)
Gonzales de Santianes, Vizente (Coronel)
Ugalde, Juan de
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 146-151
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 146-151
Folio 148 illegible. Refers to folios 103-111.
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