Bonavia corresponds regarding defense of provincias del oriente bordering with Luisiana against possible U.S. aggression.

Serial Number
041-04467
Title
Bonavia corresponds regarding defense of provincias del oriente bordering with Luisiana against possible U.S. aggression.
Author(s)
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Date
07-11-1810
Date
08-11-1810
Documentation
Bexar. July 11-August 11, 1810. 12p. Letters. Originals, signed, copies.
Summary
Vague but interesting correspondence of Bonavia regarding necessity of defense along border with Louisiana due to possible U.s. hostility and land encroachment; Bonavia expresses dismay that borders not defended better, problems and costs of defense mentioned, but its importance stressed; problem of drought as impediment to troop movement discussed; slight description of U.s. forces in Louisiana mentioned; population in border region discussed. (D. J. McClelland, may 1989)
Persons
Onis, Luis de (Plenipotenciario)
Bonavia, Bernardo (Comandante General)
Places
Filadelfia
Luisiana
Estados Unidos
Coahuila
Veracruz
Matagorda
Bexar, San Fernando de
Bahia (Presidio)
Valero
Ethnic Groups
Anglo-Americanos
First Location
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 201 ff. 092-097
Original Location
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 201 ff. 092-097
Language
Spanish
Reference Number
20100004
Rights
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