Correspondence regarding improper military appointment of Tato.

Serial Number
041-03814
Title
Correspondence regarding improper military appointment of Tato.
Author(s)
Vaamonde, Manuel
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date
05-01-1790
Date
05-19-1790
Documentation
Monterrey. May 1, 1790-May 19, 1790. 10p. Letters. Signed. Originals.
Summary
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)
Persons
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Vaamonde, Manuel
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
Places
Salinas (Valle)
Lampazos
Leon
San Ambrosio
Mamulique (Hacienda)
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 146-151
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 146-151
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folio 148 illegible. Refers to folios 103-111.
Reference Number
15900011
Rights
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