Letters concerning military measurements to be taken in Texas due to american presence in the area.

Serial Number
041-04460
Title
Letters concerning military measurements to be taken in Texas due to american presence in the area.
Author(s)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Gobernador)
Date
09-19-1805
Date
10-06-1805
Documentation
City sep.19, 1805-October 6, 1805. 48p. Letters copies translations. Signed
Summary
Letters concerning military measurements to be taken in Texas due to american presence in the area, includes petitions for man power, ammunition, guns and all kinds of supplies; recommendations not to shoot americans found in Spanish territory in order to avoid open confrontation with the united states. Translations to Spanish of letters asking Spanish support of an american geographical expedition to Colorado and Mississippi rivers, at same time recommendations to Spanish officials to do anything to delay the expeditions, including sending spies into expedition to learn 'real' purpose of it. (T. Kahana, March 1990)
Persons
Cordero, Antonio (Coronel)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Gobernador)
Calleja, Felix (Comandante de Brigada)
Caracalvo, Marquez de
Dumbar, Guillermo (Comisionado)
Lopez Armento, Andres
Villamil, Bernardo
Claiborne, Guillermo
Merri Whether, Lewis (Capitan)
Gayoso de Lemos, Manuel (Gobernador)
Pouer, Tomas
Huunbolg, Baron de (Humboldt)
Ceballos, Pedro
Places
Nuevo Santander
Nuevo Reyno de Leon
Nuevo Mexico
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Veracruz
Texas
Orcoquisac (Presidio)
Trinidad (Rio)
Galvestormes (Puerto)
Estados Unidos de America
Havana
Luisiana
Coaguila
Colorado (Rio)
Arkansas (Rio)
Misisipi (Rio)
Chihuahua
San Diego
San Francisco (Rio)
Natchez
Baton Rouge
Canarias (Islas)
Canada
Nueva Escocia
Napeste (Rio) (Arkansas)
Chato (Rio)
Misuri (Rio)
Ylinois, San Luis de
Ethnic Groups
Anglo-Americanos
Military Groups
Decima Brigada de Milicia
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 200 ff. 268-292
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 200 ff. 268-292
Language
Spanish
Notes
Chronological order of letters backwards.
Reference Number
20000013
Rights
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