Correspondence between Vaamonde and virrey regarding military campaign to Lampazos and conditions requiring its delay.

Serial Number
041-03816
Title
Correspondence between Vaamonde and virrey regarding military campaign to Lampazos and conditions requiring its delay.
Author(s)
Vaamonde, Manuel
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de
Date
05-05-1790
Date
10-05-1790
Documentation
Monterrey. May 5, 1790-October 5, 1790. 34p. Letters. Signed.
Summary
Concerns developments and difficulties with campaign ordered by virrey. Campaign to discover entry points through which enemies reach and terrorize Spanish haciendas. Placing troops at these areas will provide better defense. Vaamonde relates Zacatecas and local bishop is ill. Mentions tithes to be transferred to Potosi as per resolution of 1779. Virrey says these are not legitimate reasons for delay. Includes letter by Rivera describing hostilities, theft in Labradores. Rivera verifies Indian entry points and asks Vaamonde to require Medina to maintain a small patrol. Virrey says informe regarding campaign should be directed to Ugarte. Vaamonde begins campaign but is taken ill due to Weather. Includes letters verifing illness. Virrey sends Nava to command troops during Vaamonde's absence. (M. Dannemiller, December 1988)
Persons
Ugalde, Juan de (Coronel)
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Vaamonde, Manuel (Governador)
Rivera, Jose Antonio
Ugarte y Loyola, Jacobo
Vera y Galvez, Antonio
Gutierrez de la Cueva, Juan
Tatto y Lopez, Roque
Nava, Pedro de (Brigadier)
Diaz de Salcedo, Bruno
Medina (Conde)
Places
Lampazos
Monterrey
Horcasitas
Zacatecas
Guadalajara
San Luiz Potosi
San Pedro (Puerto)
Santa Catalina (Puerto)
Pesqueria Grande (Puerto)
Salinas
Labradores (Valle)
San Juan (Rancho)
Puerto Grande
Guachichile
San Fernando (Colegio)
Saltillo
Leon
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 163-180
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 163-180
Language
Spanish
Notes
Folios 170, 171 incomplete
Reference Number
15900013
Rights
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