Letters to virrey concerning fear of losing Texas to the americans.

Serial Number
041-04448
Title
Letters to virrey concerning fear of losing Texas to the americans.
Author(s)
Velasco, Francisco
Benavia, Bernardo
Date
02-28-1809
Date
06-11-1809
Documentation
Mexico. February 28, 1809-June 11, 1809 58p.
Summary
Letter from Velasco asking for military protection in access points to Texas, in the letter it is suggested to ask for help in arms, ammunition, and money from Britain since Spain is facing cutbacks. In another letter to virrey the formation is announced of a junta de guerra in charge of taking measures to protect Texas from the americans, these measures include sending troops to borders. (T. Kahana. Dec, 1988)
Persons
Lopes, Jose (Teniente Coronel)(Ayudante Inspector)
Ceballos, Pedro
Fernando Septimo (Rey)
Velasco, Francisco
Evia, Jose de (Alferez)
Somexuelos, Marques de (Capitan General de Cuba)
Vidal, Jose
Salcedo, Nemesio
Benavia, Bernardo
Rosa, Francisco de la
Bonavia y Zapata, Bernardo (Comandante)
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel de Caballeria)
Herrera, Simon de (Gobernador Militar)
Salcedo, Manuel de (Gobernador)
Varela, Mariano (Capitan)
Grimaren, Pedro (Brigadier)
Davila, Gareia (Brigadier)
Herrera, Simon de (Teniente Coronel)
Places
Texas (Provincia)
San Bernardo (Bahia)
Matagorda (Puerto)
Cuba (Isla)
Nueva Orleans
Floridas, las
Nuevo Santander
Coahuila
Colorado (Rio)
Brasos (Rio)
Bolson de Mapimi
Guadalupe (Rio)
San Antonio (Rio)
Chihuahua
Veracruz (Plaza)
Luisiana (Provincia)
Jamayca (Isla)
Havana la
Nueva Orleans
Saltillo (Real Caxa)
Matagorda
Bexar, San Antonio de
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Mondova (Puerto)
Nacogdoches (Puerto)
Estados Unidos
Punta de Sampasos (Canton)
Mondova (Canton)
Military Groups
Real Armada
San Luis, Regimiento de Dragones
San Carlos, Regimiento de Dragones
Decima Brigada
Compania de Artilleria Volante de A Caballo
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 200 ff. 001-024
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 200 ff. 001-024
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
20000001
Rights
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