Letters concerning political strategies regarding the Texas conflict.

Serial Number
041-04462
Title
Letters concerning political strategies regarding the Texas conflict.
Author(s)
Salcedo, Nemesio (Gobernador)
Date
01-07-1805
Date
01-23-1805
Documentation
Vera cruz. January 7, 1805-January 23, 1805 30p. Informe letters copies. Signed.
Summary
Letters concerning information collected during reconnaissance trip of Goleta felicidad from Vera-Cruz into american waters, includes possibilities for establishing border between Louisiana and Texas along Mississippi River, commandant mentions orgullosa ynsolencia of americans, advises sending Spanish ship from time to time to american waters to remind americans of Spanish presence. Correspondence between Salcedo and Casa Calvo about policy concerning black slaves escaping from Luisiana to Texas, real cedula del 14 de Abril de 1789 mentioned several times in this regard; specific incident of insubordination in Baja Louisiana is reported, Casa Calvo recommends measures to avoid open confrontation with America. Letters regarding change of company between two alfereces. Letter about retirement of Aguilar due to bad health and official form including details of his service such as skirmish at Cabo de San Lucas where he killed some Englishmen. Letters regarding re-enlistment of Belloguin who previously faked illness to get early retirement. (T. Kahana. Feb, 1989)
Persons
Cevallos, Cixiaco de
Caracalvo, Marques de
Laso de la Vega, Manuel (Comandante)
Ceballos, Pedro de
Yturrigaray, Jose de (Virrey)
Merri (Capitan)
Minor, Juan
Villamil, Bernardo
Salcedo, Nemesio (Comandante)
Ugarte, Joseph Joachin (Capitan)(Comandante)
Dontolan, Bernardo (Capitan)
Clutie, Alexo
Derbanne, Luis (Sindico)
Rourquir (Sindico)
Claiborne, Guillermo (Gobernador)
Vial, Pedro
Grimarent
Herrera, Simon (Gobernador)
Garivay, Joseph (Alferez)
Serrano, Miguel (Alferez)
Aguilar, Francisco Xavier (Sargento)
Amillagar, Jose Joaquin de
Belloguin, Pedro (Cadete)
Places
Veracruz (Puerto)
Santilli
Orleans
Brabo(Rio)
Misisipi(Rio)
Natchitoches
Nacogdoches
Estados Unidos de America
Texas
Chato (Rio)
Chihuahua
Misuri (Rio)
Pilar, del (Presidio)
Punta Cortuda (Puerto)
Atakapas
Ylinoa
Nuevo Mexico
Colorado (Rio)
San Fransisco (Rio)
Monterrey
San Lucas, Cabo de
Arkansas (Rio)
Luisiana
Coaguila
San Diego
Ethnic Groups
Anglo Americanos
Negros
Military Groups
Punta de Lampazos, Compania de Dragones
Mexico, Compania de Dragones
Loreto, Compania de
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 200 ff. 308-342
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 200 ff. 308-342
Language
Spanish
Notes
Chronological order of letters backwards.
Reference Number
20000015
Rights
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