Letter from Vaamonde to Revilla regarding need for sufficient defense and economic development in Nuevo Leon.

Serial Number
041-03827
Title
Letter from Vaamonde to Revilla regarding need for sufficient defense and economic development in Nuevo Leon.
Author(s)
Vaamonde Billamil, Manuel
Date
12-03-1792
Documentation
Monterrey. December 3, 1792. 28p. Letter. Signed.
Summary
Concerns conditions in Leon and complaints by Vaamonde regarding virrey's judgement. says if troops not returned to Leon, will no longer be responsible for safety of province. Describes theft of crops by hostile Indians. says that at virrey's request he made several suggestions which received no reply. Was told by Revilla that combination of his troops with others would provide a peace allowing for commerce, exploration, mining and agriculture. Seeing no results in any areas, Vaamonde feels troops being wasted and his personal efforts continue to go unheeded. (M. Dannemiller, February 1989)
Persons
Vaamonde Billamil, Manuel
Revilla Gigedo, Conde de (Virrey)
Places
Monterrey
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 159 ff. 375-389
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 159 ff. 375-389
Language
Spanish
Notes
This document dated 1792 appears in the middle of many other documents from 1789 and expresses vaamonde's feeling about events that transpired in 1789.
Reference Number
15900024
Rights
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